Top 10 Books of 2016


Recap, Review

A bit overdue–apologies for that! This past year, I was determined to read more in any capacity. As I mentioned in my post highlighting my 2016, I decided to help myself along by tracking my reading via a GoodReads reading challenge. My goal started small, at just 20 books for the year, and I was able […]

February 4, 2017

Top 5 Animated Films of 2016


Animation, Recap, Review

In 2015, I tracked my media consumption on a page on my blog, but then never did anything with it. Earlier in 2016, much like I adopted GoodReads to track my books, I created an account on LetterBoxd to track films, and my oh my, how much easier it is. I’m not sure why I […]

January 25, 2017

Iris (2014)


Review

Iris Apfel is an original. She’s got old school values, classic style, a progressive foundation  and new age taste. She’s such a complex person, so down to earth and chic.

May 1, 2016

Escape the Room NYC


Animation, Review, Travel

My friends and I have been enjoying playing the Escape the Room games in NYC. Costing around $30 per person, you need to book well in advance, and (pending the specific game) need anywhere from 6-12 people to play. On a previous outing, we played the James Bond themed “The Agency” game (that we did […]

April 26, 2015

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet @ the NYICFF


Animation, Review, Travel

Towards the end of March, I had the privilege of attending the US premiere of the 2015 animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet at the New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF). The screening took place at the SVA Theatre on 23rd street, which gave me a chance to stop in and visit SVA, where I am […]

April 8, 2015

TCM Treasures from the Disney Vault


Animation, Review

Sunday, the 15th of March, I had the pleasure of watching a good chunk of a special programming block on TCM (Turner Classic Movies), called Treasures from the Disney Vault. TCM’s site describes the program as follows: Several times a year, TCM will feature a wide array of Disney classics for the entire family to enjoy, including […]

March 23, 2015