Saturday movie brief: Boogie men

Saturday movie brief: Boogie men

Halloween puts me, like many folks, in the mood for scary movies. With Tuesday being Halloween, this weekend is the perfect time for feasting on frightful flicks.

Thing is, it's so horrifically hard to find scary movies that don't make me want to puke because of the gore or hide away in a country compound built just for my family and me because the sickos on screen are too close to some real-life psychos โ€” or the possibility of such โ€” in our current society.

I've yet to come up with a horror flick to enjoy with my husband this Halloween weekend, one with a fair share of scare but not so much I have to flick on every light in the house as I head to bed โ€” or dive onto the bed when I reach it so a boogie man doesn't grab me from beneath. (I'm not the only who still does that, am I?)

I did, though, find this fun montage of old-time boogey men, from...

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Saturday movie brief: Movie moms

Moms come in myriad shapes, sizes, personalities, proclivities, each forever connected to dear ones by blood or other unbreakable bonds.

Grab a tissue, go full screen, then sit back and enjoy this movie montage dedicated to all who answer to Mom, folks who fill mom-shaped spots...

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Saturday movie brief: Spring song and dance

spring dance movie montage

Ah, spring! The blooming good season we long for all winter officially arrives Monday. Hooray!

Let's kickstart the celebration of sunnier days ahead with a little movie-style song and dance dedicated to spring, spring, spring.

First the spring...

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Saturday movie briefs: Romantic mish mash

movies for valentine's day 

Today it's all about love.

And how could it not be, with Valentine's Day mere days away?

To start our hearts swooning and singing in celebration of love, love, love, I'm here to share a mushy...

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Saturday movie brief: Balm for bleak times

Amelie 

When the day-to-day of life turns not so rosy, one of my favorite escapes is through films. Though not an all-out remedy for the blues or bleakness of any sort, personal or otherwise, movies certainly provide relief. For a little while, at least.

Yesterday being the inauguration of our 45th president, I'm in the mood...

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