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Mar
22

I love love love the new Beauty and the Beast movie. One of the best parts, of course, is the Beast’s library, so I wrote “Belle Would Be Enchanted by These 10 Lovely Libraries in Hotels” for USA Today 10Best.

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“mother’s day” blu-ray giveaway

Mother's Day

It’s hard to beat a cast that includes Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts and Jason Sudeikis.

Mother’s Day, released this week on Blu-ray + Digital HD, not only boasts those A-listers but is directed by the late Garry Marshall, who directed some of my favorite movies, including Pretty Woman, Overboard and Runaway Bride.

I’m thrilled to be giving away half a dozen copies of Mother’s Day, which looks adorable. [Read more…]

“money monster” movie review

Money Monster - George Clooney

If you want to see why people in this country are so angry, go see Money Monster.

In the movie, a frustrated young man named Kyle (Jack O’Connell) finds his way on to the set of a hot financial show and threatens to kill host Lee Gates (George Clooney) on live TV for recommending a stock that mysteriously tanked, causing him to lose the $60,000 he was counting on to take care of his girlfriend and baby.

“That’s just pocket change to you, right?” he spits at Gates, while strapping on an explosive-packed vest.

Gates is arrogant and self-absorbed, and his director, Patty (Julia Roberts) has her hands full trying to keep him focused. As the action unfolds, it’s also up to her to try to keep everyone alive. [Read more…]