Archive for the ‘Pop Books’ Category

Rogue One and the rest   Leave a comment

I’m trying to round out my movies seen for 2016. This is mainly to help me keep track of what I’ve seen. I just remembered the NY Korean Film Festival as I was typing. I will list those here too. Oh and Doctor Strange and Loving. Let me add those. Then I will be done […]

Posted December 31, 2016 by Michelle in Festival, Pop Books, Pop Movies

Happy Banned Books Week 2016!   Leave a comment

I read banned books. Here’s a fascinating list: https://www.washoecounty.us/repository/files/8/bb%20list.pdf. #happybannedbooksweek #bannedbooks #bannedbooksweek2016 #bannedbooksweek Happy Banned Books Week 2016! Classics on the list include books Lord of the Flies, Catcher in the Rye, The Bluest Eye, Animal Farm, The Lord of the Rings.  Here’s one of many lists: (I think I shortened it to fit it […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Michelle in Just because, Pop Books, Pop Culture

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two   Leave a comment

Pop Count: Books 38 and Movies 39 First of all Happy Birthday to J.K. Rowling! Many thanks for giving us fans a wonderful gift today! I just finished reading the script. I eagerly anticipated the midnight release but wanted to be nice and alert to take it in properly. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child […]

Posted July 31, 2016 by Michelle in Pop Books, Pop Culture, Pop Theater

The Himalayas   Leave a comment

Happy New Year! Let’s get going with the 2016 count! Pop Count: 2 books read and 2 movies seen in the theater   The Himalayas (Lee/15): I saw my first movie of 2016 on New Year’s Day. I found this movie symbolic more than factual and that worked for me. What I saw on screen was intriguing, […]

Posted January 10, 2016 by Michelle in Pop Books, Pop Movies

The Lobster and The Martian   Leave a comment

Pop Count: 59 movies and 57 books    #TheLobster (Lanthimos/15): Perversely engaging male version of Bridget Jones Diary dissecting the absurdities of societal pressures of making relationships work at any cost. Add a twist of dystopic future and #ColinFerrell going for middle age frump while nothing can dampen the glamour of #RachelWeisz. Unexpected presentation of […]

Posted September 28, 2015 by Michelle in Festival, Pop Books, Pop Movies