My name is Elizabeth Periale. I am an artist, blogger, and culture critic. I write about movies, books, television, pop culture—old and new—with a feminine/feminist perspective.
Whether or not you've been to Rome, Hughes easily and entertainingly reminds you why art and history of the Eternal City calls everyone.
Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft a sort of Gossip Girl meets The Craft, is watchable, but also quickly forgettable.
An entertaining read and a fascinating look at an era's adult take on the timeless tales that children are still being reared on today.
Dragons: Riders of Berk is a fun animated series with great visuals that can be enjoyed by family members of all ages.
Midsomer Murders: Mayhem & Mystery Files, is a very welcome addition to any mystery-lover's collection, with John Nettles wonderful as ever as DCI Tom Barnaby.
The fairy tale-like Lili is truly a lovely film, and Caron's gamine charm is perfect, to be enjoyed by all ages.
Christmas with Danny Kaye make for a nice, nostalgic holiday treat, a nice reminder of how versatile and entertaining a performer Kaye was.
Christie and Suchet fans will certainly enjoy watching their favorite television detective in glorious Blu-ray in Agatha Christie's Poirot, The Early Cases Collection.
The animated short film Three Fragments of A Lost Tale is unusual, and undeniably truly original.
New (and old) spooky-themed items from DreamWorks Animation make for a special Halloween treat.