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Movies, Television, Actors -- Yeah, I Love Them All!
Are you a big fan of movies and TV as entertainment? Me too. I can while away hours watching television and movies. I'm easily entertained, except when something I'm not interested in is on. I enjoy comedies, dramas, thrillers, and reality shows. Hold the sci-fi and horror please.
The following articles are about movies and TV and the actors that I like. Let me know what movies, television shows, and actors you like to watch. And thanks for looking!
And I think Tiny Tears is a movie star in her own right.
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Movie Stars! Articles by Peggy Hazelwood
When I was little, I used to think movie stars were superhuman, that they didn't have to do mundane things like cook or brush their teeth or even go to the bathroom. Then I grew up and realized their lives are just as messed up as mine. Usually even more so.
Not to be deterred, I love to find out about actors' lives and research their private and professional stories. So, here are a few of the articles I've written about some favorite actors.
- Scottish Actors
These Scottish actors have proven they can act. A couple of these Scottish actors are nice and seasoned, and some are just getting started in their acting careers. They're all fun to watch.
- My Favorite 7 Movies Starring Steve Zahn
Steve Zahn is a great actor. My favorite 7 movies starring Steve Zahn include mostly romantic comedies, but a few are a little (or a lot) darker, with a definite serious side to them. You might know Steve Zahn for his distinctive voice; it can be sq
James Garner: All American Actor
Movies About Writers' Lives
The following article, Movies About Writers, brings my love of finding out more about a writer (just like I enjoy learning more about actors) to life by getting to watch movies about real actors real lives!
- Movies About Writers
I am a big reader. And I'm nosy. After I read a really good book (and sometimes after reading a mediocre book), I love to check out the writer. I Google them. I visit their Web site. I read interviews they've given. Basically, I look for whatever I
Movies That Were Books First
Do you love to read a book then watch the movie it's based on? Me too! These great movies were books first.
One of my favorite things to do is to read the book then watch the movie, preferably finishing the book and then watching the movie in the same day!
I have to admit I didn't read the book About Schmidt but I loved the movie. Later I read one of the later Schmidt books and enjoyed it knowing a little about Schmidt from the movie.
Ann Patchett wrote the book The Patron Saint of Liars. I loved the book and the movie!
Temple Grandin: Amazing Woman with Asperger's Syndrome
Temple Grandin is a remarkable woman with Asperger's Syndrome. Her story is told so well by Claire Danes as Temple Grandin.
Movie Articles by Peggy Hazelwood
You'll find anything and everything here related to movies, including entertainment trivia and some of what I consider to be good movies. Please take that with a grain of salt.
- Arts & Entertainment - How To Information | eHow
How to Use IMDb to Find Movies to Watch on TV. Use IMDb to find movies to watch on TV. The Internet Movie Database, better known as IMDb, is a website full of information about movies, TV, movie and TV news, and videos.
- Quiz: Quotes from Comedy Movies
I love to watch movies and sometimes find myself quoting some of my favorites. If you enjoy watching comedies, you might know a few of these movie quotes, too! I've chosen some of my absolute favorite comedy movies and pulled a quote or two (or thre
- Movies With Numbers in the Title
Lots of movies with numbers in the title are made and I thought I'd highlight some of the good ones. I'm leaving out movies that are the second version of a previous movie, like Happy Feet Two. That could get overwhelming, don't ya' know?
- Movies About Old People
Movies about old people give us a glimpse of what's ahead, if we're lucky! Face it, getting old beats the alternative. Watching movies about old people is often pleasurable because elderly people usually have settled into themselves. Their quirks and
- Once, the Movie with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova
The movie, Once, starring Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, was released in 2007, but I just recently watched it. Wow! If you haven't seen this low-budget musical, I highly recommend you do. Like I always do when I watch a movie that I love, I found
- Larry Crowne Movie Quiz
I love the movie Larry Crowne. In case you haven't seen it, Larry Crowne is a 2011 movie billed as a comedy, drama, romance. Take the Larry Crowne movie quiz to see if you know Larry Crowne.
- Top 10 Sports Movies
Let me say right off the bat, I'm not a fan of sports. If I'm somewhere with sports on TV, I leave the room. But I do love movies and decided to challenge myself and write about my top 10 sports movies. Why not? We all need to stretch once in awhile.
- Movies That Are Hard to Watch
Every time I watch one of these movies that are hard to watch I wonder if other people have the same reaction. Some are heart breaking, some are plain sad, and some are just too painful to endure again.
- Movies with Cross Dressing
What do the movies Tootsie, Some Like It Hot, and Victor, Victoria all have in common? That's right, in each of these movies a little (or a lot) of gender bending goes on. In 1982, Dustin Hoffman dresses as a woman to get a role in a soap opera in To
- Top 10 Independent Movies
Some of the best movies made are independent films. These top 10 independent movies are my personal favorites though I'm not ranking them in order. They're all good!
Kick Back and Watch Some Vintage Television
I think Carol Burnett is a genius. I loved her show and think it is a classic that will stand the test of time for pure hilarious comedy!
Television, TV, The Boob Tube - Whatever You Call It, I Love It!
You're not going to get any apologies from me; I love television. My articles about television range from how to troubleshoot your TV set to the best Flintstones characters to "The Office" drinking games to new series premieres.
- Electronics - How To Information | eHow
How to Fix a TV When the Sound Is Not Working. There is a quick, easy way to fix a TV when the sound is not working. Unless you can read lips, the sound feature on a television is important to getting the full enjoyment of watching TV.
Lights, Camera, Action!
Reality TV - Because sometimes we need a dose of reality
- Reality Television Shows
This reality show features teams of two who travel around the world doing some dumb, daring, and downright weird stuff mostly the eating challenges to try to come out on top to win 1 million.