extremely loud and incredibly close

JOY! Isn’t that how you feel when you find out that one of your favourite books is going to be a feature film? Well, that’s how I feel.  For the moment, it doesn’t matter if the film lives up to the book (it usually never does) but that anticipation when your imagination envisages how itContinue reading “extremely loud and incredibly close”

throwback thursday | Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Even though I’ve posted today already, I can’t pass up an opportunity for a Throwback Thursday! Especially when it’s Ferris! “Mr Rooney….Ed….you’re a beautiful man. Thankyou for your warmth and compassion.” – Sloane to Rooney   “Ladies and gentlemen, you’re such a wonderful crowd, we’d like to play a little tune for you. It’s oneContinue reading “throwback thursday | Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

what’s on the box

Recently in response to a [post] where I reminisced about a 90’s band Color Me Badd, my blogging friend [visit his blog here] mentioned that the States don’t get any Aussie TV shows. That really doesn’t surprise me, considering the plethora of television shows in the US, but it is sad because if you haven’t visited Australia orContinue reading “what’s on the box”

guns. vampires. action.

Vampires & Guns. What else could I want in a movie?! I am impatiently waiting for the release of Priest a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller starring a kick-arse cast including Paul Bettany (as the title lead), Cam Gigandet (remember him from The OC and most recently Twilight), Maggie Q (Die Hard 4.0 and Nikita), Stephen Moyer (Bill!!!!), Karl Urban (theContinue reading “guns. vampires. action.”

life less ordinary

CLEMENTINE: THIS IS IT, JOEL. IT’S GOING TO BE GONE SOON. JOEL: I KNOW. CLEMENTINE: WHAT DO WE DO? JOEL: ENJOY IT. – eternal sunshine of the spotless mind ALICE: I CAN’T EXPLAIN IT MYSELF, I’M AFRAID, SIR, BECAUSE I’M NOT MYSELF YOU SEE. – alice in wonderland MAC: I THOUGHT YOU WERE THE KINDContinue reading “life less ordinary”

six degrees of Kevin Bacon

One random Sydney girl (thats me!) & the six degrees of Kevin Bacon! OK – so I love Kevin Bacon and a few years ago I realised that I had 6 degrees of separation to Kevin Bacon! Here goes: In 1996 I meet Simon Baker(-Denny at that time) at a party (his brother-in-law is a highContinue reading “six degrees of Kevin Bacon”