With all the movie remakes that are out there, I am surprised that someone hasn’t decided to give Jumping Jack Flash a second go.
I’ve always liked it a lot, even though I think Whoopi Goldberg was miscast as the lead.
The film was made the year after Goldberg was nominated for an Oscar for The Color Purple, and directors were putting her in everything.
I’m not sure this was the appropriate vehicle.
But I think the movie’s spy plot centered on bank computer transactions could be updated for today, and cast with an eye for chemistry as well as comedy.
Emma Stone would be great as the lead. (Of course, I say that about most films.)
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Tagged casting, celebrities, computers, Emma Stone, entertainment, espionage, Humor, jump to it, Jumping Jack Flash, movie director, movie remake, Movies, Oscars, spy, The Color Purple, Whoopi Goldberg
For more than a decade, I have taught classes to university students and corporate clients alike, emphasizing the importance of communication.
But the cautionary tale on tonight’s Project Runway team competition drives the point home better than any workshop or one-to-one coaching session.
One team’s inability to communicate — about anything — led to a truly terrible garment and a very expected exit for one (since her partner had immunity).
Sorry Hanmiao — but you kinda had it coming.
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Tagged cautionary tale, class, coching, communication, competition, designer, entertainment, Fashion, garment, Hanmiao Yang, Humor, Project Runway, Relationships, spoiler alert, talk, talk to each other, Television, university, workshop
One of the first movies that kept me up at night was a version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein that I saw during my grade school years on a late night ‘creature feature.’
I’ve searched IMDB.com to no avail, trying to locate the specific retelling. But I do have a memory of the final scenes — Dr. Frankenstein destroying himself and his monster. And the monster says, “Well done, master.”
No wonder I had nightmares.
There’s yet another remake of the classic story, starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe, coming out at Thanksgiving time .
This one looks like as much fun as fright. I’m in!
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Tagged celebrities, commentary, creature feature, Daniel Radcliffe, Dr. Frankenstein, entertainment, Frankenstein, Frankenstein's monster, fright, horror, Humor, imdb.com, James McAvoy, late night, Mary Shelley, master, monster, monster mash, movie remake, movie trailer, Movies, nightmares
Dear Chasing Life ,
I think we should take a break.
You know what you did. And it’s going to take a while for me to be able to be in the same room with you.
Just go. We’ll talk later.
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Tagged ABC Family, Chasing Life, death, feelers, Health, life, love, Relationships, Taking a break, Television
Did you watch the summer finale of Pretty Little Liars?
No spoilers here. Just suffice it to say that I found A’s reveal to be Pretty Lame.
You wait that long, you want to be astonished. I thought A was a bit of a yawn.
I do like the direction that the series is gonna take this winter. But again —
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Tagged A, entertainment, horror, Humor, mystery, Pretty Little Liars, Relationships, Television
I had to mail two packages at the post office today and noticed a book of Harry Potter stamps behind the counter.
They’re so pretty.
So, of course I bought some.
(I knew you’d want to, too.)
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Tagged books, Harry Potter, Humor, mail, Movies, post office, postage, spells, stamps
Posted in Animals, Dogs, Entertainment, Food, Holiday, Humor, Internet, Life, Music
Tagged dancing, Dogs, entertainment, food, Holiday, Humor, Internet, life, Music, world emoji day