[currently] Watching

With Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and regular cable, there’s so much TV to watch and it’s sometimes hard to weed through and find the good shows. Gavin and I started watching a new show on Netflix, and we’re completely hooked. Mindhunter currently has 10 episodes fully ready for streaming on Netflix.¬†It stars Jonathan Groff (#Groffsauce) and…

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KPOP

Wow – what can I say about this show?! KPOP was a fun, immersive look inside a K-pop “factory” preparing its artists for bringing their music to the U.S. The music and dancing was infectious, and all I wanted to do afterwards was pop on my headphones and keep listening. I would honestly listen to…

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21 Films in 2 Weeks*

It’s hard to believe that this was my SIXTH year attending the New York Film Festival. I started attending during the 50th NYFF, and it’s become a sort of yearly ritual for my boyfriend and me (view his Letterboxd list for the NYFF here). Over the course of 2 weeks (*11 actual days in attendance),…

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2016 Oscars Countdown

Watching movies is one of my absolute favorite things to do, so it’s always a fun time of the year when the Academy Awards rolls around. While the talk of the town is Leonardo DiCaprio’s potential first Oscars win, I’m loving all the build-up to the actual event itself. Kids Explain the Best Picture Nominees…

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20 Books Recommended by Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling is the best. She’s funny, talented, and… an avid reader. I’ve been following her on social media for some time, but it wasn’t until I found this article that I realized just how many book recommendations she sneaks into her posts! I love finding new recommendations for my to-read pile, but it’s even…

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Me Before You Trailer

Remember when I wrote about this amazing book that I read called Me Before You? Well, the trailer for the movie is finally here! When I first heard about the casting, I couldn’t really imagine Game of Thrones¬†actress Emilia Clarke in the role of quirky Lou, and Sam Claflin just seemed too young to play…

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Movie Preview: Trainwreck

Two nights in a row, two advance movie screenings! NYC is really winning lately. Last night was extra special because Gavin got us tickets (center orchestra, no less!) to the world premiere of Amy Schumer and Judd Apatow’s new movie, Trainwreck! The snazzy event took place at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall (the same venue…

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Movie Preview: Steve Jobs

There are certain things that remind me why it’s so great to live in New York. Case in point: free tickets to the FIRST public audience test screening of Danny Boyle’s newest film, Steve Jobs. I saw it last night. Since it’s still a work-in-progress (and had never before been screened for an audience), I…

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A Weekend Full Of…

…finishing the beast and seeing some theater!

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The Magic of Broad City

I feel like, at any moment in time, I always have a TV show that I point to and say, “that show is magical.” I’ve previously said it here and here. But this time, I have a new magical show: Broad City. The show just wrapped up its second season on Comedy Central, and I’m…

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