Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hot Crush, Awful Confession & More

Blogging consistently has always been an effort for me, but I’ve decided to faithfully post one day a week for the rest of 2013.

Please refrain from making any jokes about the best laid plans. One day a week is possible. Really it is. Right?

Monday Mashup

Hot Crush:


I first noticed Tom Hardy in Layer Cake. Granted I paid more attention to Daniel Craig in that 2004 movie. In the TV version of Wuthering Heights, TH reminded me why Heathcliff is my absolute favorite antihero.
"You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger darling."

He continued to show his acting chops in Inception, but also showed far more (to my delight) in Warrior.

I had no idea he was the villain, Bane, in Dark Knight Rises, until the scene where there is a close-up of his eyes and he sheds a tear. He never ceases to blow me away with his hot body ability to reinvent himself.


 Upcoming Movies:

Just when I thought we didn’t need another Superman movie, I’m excited this version might be one my son will enjoy when he’s old enough to watch it.


I have a confession and it’s awful. I didn’t like The Great Gatsby when I read it years ago. Are you done cringing or gasping in horror? Yes, it’s an American Classic. Shame on me.

I rather enjoyed the original movie version. But I think I’ll LUV this new one by Baz Luhrmann. BL’s directorial style is one you either love or hate, there’s usually no in between, and DiCaprio’s intensity in this trailer left me swooning.

In case you missed it, I picked two winners instead of one from my last giveaway.
Congratulations, Maleficent M. and Sarah H!

Do you have any hot crushes? What movie are you looking forward to? Read an American Classic you didn’t fully appreciate?



  1. I crush on the chubby from Man versus Food.

    Hugs and chocolate,

  2. Hot crush? Alex O'Loughlin. While writing my third book, I had a vision of how my hero looked. Then one night I was watching Hawaii Five-O with my husband and yelled out "That's Jack!" I've been hooked on him ever since!

    Don't know about an American Classic, but I recently read "Pride and Prejudice." I do not see how some people could read that book multiple times. I struggled with one. Of course, I only read it because I wanted to read "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies." And I did. Only then did I "get" some of the original.

  3. Excellent goal of posting once a week! I noticed Tom Hardy in that Reese Witherspoon romantic comedy, This Means War and then loved him in Lawless as well. Great choice for a crush :)

  4. Most of the classics I didn't care for, including The Great Gatsby.
    I have a huge list of science fiction and superhero movies coming out this year I want to see.

  5. I'm hugely looking forward to Star Trek Into Darkness and I loved Tom Hardy in Inception :)

  6. The Superman movie looks great. I didn't even know about this one.

  7. That Gatsby trailer is awesome! And yes you can blog once a week. Easy.

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