Posts Tagged ‘Amber Tamblyn’

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants succeeded as an entertaining film for teen-aged girls that adults could also enjoy due in large part to the four talented young actresses it showcased. Amber Tamblyn and Alexis Bledel were the “big names” on that movie, Tamblyn because of her Emmy nod for Joan of Arcadia and Bledel […]


Criterion 1: I must have seen a significant amount of the actress’ oeuvre. Criterion 2: The actress should demonstrate some range by having acted in more than just one genre. (Sorry, Tina.) Criterion 3: I have watched films that I’m embarrassed to admit just to see the actress. In alphabetical order: Julie Andrews (The Sound […]


Cute TV Couples

01Oct07

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow & OzBesides being ridiculously adorable, Willow and Oz made dating look so easy. “I’m gonna ask you to go out with me tomorrow night. And I’m kinda nervous about it, actually. It’s interesting.”“Oh. Well, if it helps at all, I’m gonna say yes.”“Yeah, it helps. It creates a comfort zone. […]


I cannot remember the last time that I anticipated a film as much as I am anticipating the April release of Hilary Brougher’s Stephanie Daley. When I read the plot outline, I worried that the material could easily become a very special presentation on Lifetime. But judging from the small amounts of available footage, Brougher […]


Joan of Arcadia began its short, two-season run to a good amount of critical acclaim. By the end of season two, both ratings and acclaim had waned, but despite the weak writing that caused its decline in both quality and appreciation Joan of Arcadia distinguished itself as a member of a very short list of […]


Why, oh why couldn’t it have been The Sisterhood of the Traveling Jeans? But my auditory discomfort aside, Ken Kwapis’ (Hey, I just looked him up and realized that he directed two episodes of Freaks & Geeks. You go, man.) film based on the novel by Ann Brashares is a solid motion picture with limited […]