10 Reasons We Love… ‘CHARMED’

By T. Mack

Anyone young and impressionable in the 90’s who was into television knew who Aaron Spelling was. The man made TV magic. He would gather groups of beautiful people together, turn them into intriguing characters with interesting problems and put it all on screen for the rest of us to watch and enjoy.  Following his success with shows such as Beverly HIlls 90210 and Melrose Place, he gave us something new in 1998. Created by Candace M. Burge and produced by Spelling, Charmed told the story of a group of young, sister witches. The women promptly cast a spell over audiences and continued to charm them for eight seasons until 2006. Here are a few of the reasons this show was so bewitching:

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10 Reasons We Love… CRUEL INTENTIONS

By T. Mack

Since we got such a cool Cruel Intentions reunion last week, I thought it might be appropriate to talk a bit about what made the movie so great in the first place. The year was 1999. Cruel Intentions came to theaters, wrapped itself around our hearts and never truly let go. The movie was a modern remake of the 1988 film, Dangerous Liasons, which was an adaptation of the book Les Liaisons dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, published in 1792. The movie starred a beautiful cast of popular young stars and the entire 97 minutes of the film was filled with sex, drugs, lies and love. There was nothing about this film for my 18-year-old, high-school-senior self to dislike. The script was smart. The acting was amazing. The characters were merciless. And the soundtrack was epic. I loved the movie when it came out. I love it still. Here are my top 10 reasons why: Continue reading

10 Reasons We Love… SPIRITED AWAY

By Jen P

1. LOVE!

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You know me, if it ain’t got some love in it, then I’m not watching it. That being said, this one is an outlier from my usual adult romances. It’s all about the love a young girl has for her parents and her friends. There’s no romantic story here, just the power of love hard at work to better the lives of the characters around cute little Chihiro (aka Sen). Continue reading