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Category: My Life in Movies

Look Closer for Your Happy Ending

Image: Mary Stuart Masterson and Eric Stoltz in Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), Paramount Pictures My John Hughes Life In 2017, I championed My Bridget Jones Life. In 2018, I’m moving into John Hughes territory. Not only does the director have a litany of classic 80s movies under his…

Takers Are Not So Pretty in Pink

Image: Jon Cryer and Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink (1986), Paramount Pictures My John Hughes Life In 2017, I championed My Bridget Jones Life. In 2018, I’m moving into John Hughes territory. Not only does the director have a litany of classic 80s movies under his belt, he…

If You Could Make the Perfect Man or Woman

Image: Image: Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly LeBrock, and Ilan Mitchell-Smith in Weird Science (1985), Universal Pictures My John Hughes Life In 2017, I championed My Bridget Jones Life. In 2018, I’m moving into John Hughes territory. Not only does the director have a litany of classic 80s movies…

You Are What You Eat in the The Breakfast Club

Image: Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, and Emilio Estevez in The Breakfast Club (1985), Universal Pictures My John Hughes Life In 2017, I championed My Bridget Jones Life. In 2018, I’m moving into John Hughes territory. Not only does the director have a litany of classic 80s movies under his…

Out with the Old and In with the New Year

Image: Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My December 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November stats here) Averaged 210+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 2…

What’s Wrong with Blue Soup?

Image: Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My November 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, and October stats here) Averaged 210+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 4 recipes tried this month…

Enough with the Self Sabotage

Image: Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My October 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, and September stats here) Averaged 210+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal…

Live Up to Your Own Expectations

Image: Rene Zellweger (center) in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My September 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, and August stats here) Averaged 300+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, twice goal) 2 recipes tried…

It’s Okay to Be All by Myself

Image: Renee Zellweger in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My August 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, February, March, April, May, June, and July stats here) Averaged 210+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 2 recipes tried this month…

Work Outside Your Comfort Zone

Image: Renee Zellweger and Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My Bridget Jones Life My July 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions, January, February, March, April, May, and June stats here) Averaged 210+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 2 recipes re…