Let me preface this post by stating for the record that I am a happily married woman of 17 years standing.  If I thought that I would have to enter the dating circus again, I would probably “get me to a nunnery”.  Having said that, I feel that I must get something off my chest. Metaphorically speaking. Obviously. So, if you’ll indulge me…I was watching a recording of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” the other day – as I am… Read more »

For the final post in my “Halloween” series; I thought that I would discuss the three movies which I think are among the scariest of all time: “The Wicker Man” (1973); “Poltergeist” (1982) and, Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece, “The Shining” (1980). Maybe I’m just getting old, but in the days before CGI, film-makers really had to work to make their movies authentically scary.  You couldn’t just put an actor in front of a green screen and ask them to emote terror against… Read more »