Life Coach: Mrs. Peacock

Clue is one of my all-time favorite movies. What’s NOT to love about it?  There are so many quotable characters, witty one-liners, and animated performances.  I have always favored the female stars in this movie over the males: Mrs. Peacock, Mrs. White, and Miss Scarlet.  From the trio, let’s take a look at what Mrs.… Continue reading Life Coach: Mrs. Peacock

How I Lost My Childhood Innocence: Lions, Horses, and Bees/Ants, oh my! (no priests involved in this story)

There comes a point in every parent’s life when they turn to television and movies a form of babysitting.  Being able to go to the bathroom by yourself or plan that week’s meal plans without a tiny bundle of joy demanding your constant attention or distracting you with endless crying can be liberating.  You probably… Continue reading How I Lost My Childhood Innocence: Lions, Horses, and Bees/Ants, oh my! (no priests involved in this story)

My Schwartz Is Bigger Than Yours: A Spaceballs Throwback

“In a galaxy very, very, very, very, far away…” So the Star Wars parody from 1987 begins.  As a child, this movie was one of the first I ever remember watching and will forever be one of my favorite movies ever.  Not many Star Wars satires are as successful as Spaceballs.  Most of them did… Continue reading My Schwartz Is Bigger Than Yours: A Spaceballs Throwback

Heathers: Best Friends, Social Trends and Occasional Murder

  To quote J.D. aka Christian Slater, “Greetings and salutations! …Are you a Heather?”  No, Christian.  I am actually Fingerling.  I am forever envious of how witty Veronica Sawyer was; she was a master of deadpan delivery.  For those of you unaware, Heathers is a film from 1988 about a girl named Veronica who resents her own inclusion… Continue reading Heathers: Best Friends, Social Trends and Occasional Murder