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100 Films in 2011: The Social Network

by Jamie Sanford on January 26, 2011

Keeping it going with a new movie, taking it away from the older movies I’ve been covering.  I have already talked a bit in other places about the score, composed by one of my favorite musicians, Trent Reznor, with his co-composer and bandmate Atticus Ross.

Actually, let ‘s cover that right now – the score for this movie is fantastic and has already won a Golden Globe, amongst other awards.  I purchased the album a few months ago when it came out, and it’s fantastically dark and works so well in the film.


It’s a hot deal!  The MP3 download of the album is $5.00 on Amazon.

6. The Social Network (not available to stream on Netflix Instant Watch)

I really enjoyed this movie – although my husband has changed it a bit with his research into how different the real story is from the way things are portrayed in the movie.  However, I think that the way the creation of the site is portrayed is so interesting and exciting, and the rest of the story is about friends who start a project, and how that spectacularly falls apart.

The DVD is great too – it’s a 2-disc set, and there are 2 commentaries as well as a disc full of special features – the “making of” documentary is really well done, and there are a group of smaller features about visuals, the post-production, the score, etc.

This isn’t the movie for everyone to own – unless you really like the movie or you are a special features nerd.  I love some special features and commentaries, so this is definitely for me.  However, I would suggest to most people that they watch the movie by renting it before committing to the DVD purchase.

This fantastic DVD that I am happy to now own is $12.99 from Amazon.

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Helen Mirren: Celebrity Product Pick

by Jamie Sanford on January 18, 2011

Did everyone watch the Golden Globes this weekend?  I was more excited this year as Trent Reznor won his first Golden Globe! I’ve been a serious fan of his since I was much younger and I’m thrilled for his current success with co-composing the score for The Social Network.

Anyway, the red carpet was a great time as well, there was so much fabulous fashion! One person I didn’t see on television during red carpet coverage but who I loved on the show was Helen Mirren.  She always looks fabulous!

Examples:

This is Helen Mirren at the 2007 Oscars.


This is Dame Helen Mirren at the 2010 Oscars – still looking sexy and fabulous.


Here is a photo from the Golden Globe Awards, earlier this week.  Helen looks more fabulous when you see her side by side with the runway model in the dress in this post on Red Carpet Fashion Awards.

Anyway, I’m a big fan of Helen – I don’t think I’m alone in that, a lot of people seem excited about the fact that she remains so sexy and gorgeous and she is 65!

Helen Mirren appeared in last month’s “On My Mind” feature in In Style magazine, and discussed her love of stripper heels, her desire to work with Quentin Tarantino and finally, her discovery of a Revlon product called Just Bitten.


I am not aware of this product and haven’t tried it but I definitely will pick it up now.  That applicator looks like it would be really easy to use, and Helen insists that the color sticks around for quite a while.

The Helen Mirren pick, Revlon Just Bitten lip stain, is available in multiple colors for $7.69 from Amazon.

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