It’s Valentine’s Day, readers. Be you single or taken-- or residing in that dreary middleground that exists in between the two, polish off your Valentine’s Day with some quality, good-loving cinema that will leave you with hearts in your eyes. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Top of the list because it deserves to be, “Breakfast at … Continue reading 10 Movies That…Will Make You Fall In Love
// Ralegh and Shakespeare Expound on Love Poems and sonnets of the late 1500s and 1600s often centered on the idea of love. How does it work? What does it mean? To capture and define love in all its stages, in all its hues, served as an eternal task for writers. To poetically deliver the … Continue reading Shakespeare in Love?
The roundup of Oscar nominations for 2018 are varied and diverse—- much more so than any other year in recent memory.”I, Tonya,” Margot Robbie’s stellar breakout film as both star and producer, fortifies a diverse Oscar slate with its honest and cutting tale of Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding. For the majority of millennials, perhaps … Continue reading “I, Tonya” Takes an Anti-heroine and Makes Her Human
Tom Hanks starred in a movie about it. Bruce Springsteen crooned a song about it. It's the only World Heritage City in all of the United States. It's more historic than Washington, D.C., hometown to more patriots than perhaps any other single location of the original thirteen colonies. It gave us Benjamin Franklin, Billie Holiday, … Continue reading City of Brotherly Love
New year, New Carthage. With the dawn of this blessedly unscuffed year, New Carthage will be featuring a series of fresh content. First on the list is something I like to call "God Awful Movie Tuesdays." My love affair with cinema isn't a secret to anyone, as in any given conversation I've been known to … Continue reading God-Awful Movie Tuesday: King Arthur
As the year comes to a close and a new one sits heavily upon the horizon, travelers turn their sights toward a new fleet of places to visit. It all depends on what you’re looking for; is it a cozy escape filled with history and rolling green hills? A beachside haven that lets you go … Continue reading Tell Me Where To Go: Top Cities of 2018
I would like to investigate the percentage of holiday films that actually live on with each festive season, year after year. It can’t be a high number, what with the sheer amount of ridiculousness and raunchiness posed in Christmas comedies each year, nor with the undercooked sentimental cheap shots pumped out by the Hallmark or … Continue reading Dickens Gets His Day (Again) In “The Man Who Invented Christmas”