Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities (netflix)

I saw this on the netflix banner a few days ago.  The time is right for it.  My sensitivities wondered if I wanted to subject myself to the man I’ve just newly dubbed The Sultan of Squeamishness.  There is something about del Toro’s work that makes my skin crawl.  You may ask how in the…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #102 – September 21, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  I was just scrolling through some of the 2021 Emmy nominations and wins and am so far out of the loop without streaming channels! Closed for Storm (2020) Starring: Jared Black, Ryan Bordenave, Jason Cambre, Colt Connell, Patricia Franicevich, Kenney g Guidry, Jr., Troy Henry, Christian Kelly,…

dVerse — Poetics — please see beyond the veil

Turkeytail Fungus Feel free to walk any woodland pathUntil you see tell-tale rounded capNever sure what specifics will be:Gilled, shelved, clung, lurking; short, tall, or wee.Indispensible kingdom cousins. Many times shy, they hide their planetary-matted panorama;Not brutes like fauna nor flashy like flora, fruits their brave flower.Quietly they act as finisher; then begins’ ways they…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #79 – April 6, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  It will be another short week due to being busy with April’s A2Z posts and the wonderful outdoor weather we’ve been having.  I’ve been busy picking up sticks and limbs from the willows and walking the nearby ditches with my litter picker-upper after last week’s racing winds…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #72 – February 16, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! Ride the Divide: 2700 Miles Canada to Mexico (2010) Starring: Mike Dion, Michael ‘Mac’ McCoy, Steve King, Kevin Montgomery, Matthew Lee, Mary Metcalf-Collier, Steven Gleasner, Leighton White, Adrian Stingaciu, Reuben Kline, Kevin Hall, Dominic Scherer, Alan Goldsmith, Hunter Weeks Director: Hunter Weeks Genres: documentary Synopsis: imdb: “A…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #71 – February 9, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  Today I’m also doing a detailed review of “The Proposition,” for Hanspostcard’s Movie Draft which will be posted separately so be looking for it. Irresistible (2020) Starring: Steve Carrell, Rose Byrne, Chris Cooper, Brent Sexton, Will Sasso, C.J. Wilson, Kevin Maier, Tom Key, Charles Green, Alan Aisenberg,…

Movies, Movies, Movies! Top 40 for 2019-2020

I’ve been doing Movies, Movies, Movies! for over a year now. Instead of doing just a best movie (and netflix series) list for 2020, I’m expanding it this first time to cover 2019 as well. One thing I learned today while trying to find them at imdb.com is that the total number of movies and…