Why “The Musketeers” Is The Greatest Period Drama To Exist
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Why “The Musketeers” Is The Greatest Period Drama To Exist

Why “The Musketeers” Is The Greatest Show To Exist Over the weekend I binge-watched a show called The Musketeers. I still can’t believe how fast I watched 30 episodes and I wish I had savored them more because I miss the wonderful world of The Musketeers. Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis…

The Importance Of Representation + Connecting With The Younger Generation
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The Importance Of Representation + Connecting With The Younger Generation

We’re in an era where information is the most accessible. Answers to questions about people, places, and things are accessible with the stroke of our fingertips and a few button clicks. 2020 has heightened the importance of representation and communicating the stories of others around the world––both those in this lifetime and past centuries. I…

Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’ Album + Bracket

Taylor Swift’s ‘evermore’ Album + Bracket

Taylor Swift has done it again- surprising us with another quarantine album to help us through the dreadful year of 2020. ‘evermore’, Swift’s 9th record, drops tonight (12/10) at midnight eastern. My album release night tradition is to read, re-read, look at theories online, and of course create this very post you’re reading now with…

My Favorite Bollywood Films Of The 2010’s
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My Favorite Bollywood Films Of The 2010’s

If you follow me on Instagram you know I LOVE Bollywood movies. I average one Bollywood movie per day. This might sound mind boggling to those who barely watch a movie per month, but as a writer (especially one penning her own Bollywood script!!!) I find inspiration, challenge, and intrigue in watching other movies. I guess Bollywood movies- or rather, movies in general are the closes thing to co-workers I have right now. I like following writers, producers, and actors and pickup on even the slightest detail: an object in the background to foreshadow the ending, how the actor communicates an emotion despite not having a line, and thinking about how I would rewrite scenes if this plot was presented to me. In particular, there are a handful of movies I return to over the weeks and noticed they were all mid to late 2000’s Bollywood- maybe there was something in the water during this era?

Just My Type | Touching You ‘Write’ In The Heart
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Just My Type | Touching You ‘Write’ In The Heart

Pop culture writer and aspiring novelist Vanessa Sills lands the interview of a lifetime with the illustrious, elusive and reclusive mystery author Martin Clayborne in his quaint rural town only to realize her own aspirations, dreams and romantic life have taken a back seat along the way. When Vanessa returns home to Portland and a mysterious gift arrives from Martin, she then makes a surprise decision, and finally takes her own advice to “go boldly in the direction of your dreams and live the life you imagine.

15 Bollywood Movies I’ve Cried Over During Quarantine
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15 Bollywood Movies I’ve Cried Over During Quarantine

Crying over Bollywood movies has pretty much become a daily thing. It’s fine. I’m fine. Everything’s fine- really… I just love Bollywood. August was the discovery of Bollywood for me and in that span I think I’ve watched about 40 movies (and the list continues to grow). These are a handful of the movies that have stayed with me on my Bollywood binge journey.

International Movies And TV Shows I’m Streaming
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International Movies And TV Shows I’m Streaming

These last few months I’ve had more time to explore international titles. I’m an entertainment enthusiast and have always loved watching stories unfold and meeting new characters since I was little. In fact, when I was younger I received a movie on VHS (that was all the rage in then pre-Netflix days) as a gift….

The Hallmark Channel’s Spring Fling 2020 Movies Ranked From Best To Worst
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The Hallmark Channel’s Spring Fling 2020 Movies Ranked From Best To Worst

This spring The Hallmark Channel debuted four new and original movies to kickoff the season. Here is my review and ranking of this season’s movie premiers. I am categorizing each movie into various sections to support the ranking. Each movie will list the pros and cons in these areas: acting, writing, setting, engagement. I start…

A Quarantine Coffee Chat with Actor Ryan- James Hatanaka

A Quarantine Coffee Chat with Actor Ryan- James Hatanaka

Earlier this month I virtually sat down for coffee with one of the stars from the new Hallmark Channel original series, When Hope Calls. Ryan- James “RJ” Hatanaka and I chatted about all things When Hope Calls- from the casting experience to his hopes for the future of the show, and our mutual love for…