Posts Tagged ‘movies’

city of (oscar) stars

February 27th, 2017 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
uh oh, it’s that time of year again: oscars! Like a good little film nerd I have been watching as many noms as I could, but like a bad little ...

oscars 2015!

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
It’s that time of year again…OSCARS… and I’m excited although not really wanting to stay up all night to watch it live. But what can I do…there’s no way I could ...

movie hibernating

January 12th, 2015 | Posted by b | 3 Comments
This new new year has started off with awful tragedy in Paris at Charlie Hebdo last week, but I don’t really have the words or the heart to write about ...

we like the oscars! we really like the oscars!

March 2nd, 2014 | Posted by b | 4 Comments
I’ve been a bit busy lately with my non-stop olympics-watching (*and also keeping on top of all the things going on in the Ukraine and in Turkey lately, it’s not ...

overcast day

February 23rd, 2014 | Posted by b | No Comments
Today was overcast and cold again, actually that’s how it seemed. I’m not sure because I didn’t go out. Today I took things easy, pumped myself full of vitamin c ...

fun with Turkish translations

February 11th, 2013 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
I’ve written before about the cute translations of English movie titles into Turkish (what would ‘engrish’ be here, turklish? turkeng? haha). They often seem to try and sum up the ...

cloud atlas

February 10th, 2013 | Posted by b | 3 Comments
One of my favorite things is reading a book and then watching the movie version of the book afterwards. Normally the book is always better, maybe because it can be ...

oscars oscars who will win?!

February 26th, 2012 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
ah huzzah, Hollywood’s annual celebrate themselves party is coming close and I can’t wait, even though I will be tuning in at 3am Istanbul time. It would be fun to have ...

let it snow let it snow let it snow!

January 18th, 2012 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
We’ve been on a tv and movie watching frenzy lately, mostly because it’s finally winter here in Istanbul and snow is falling. lovely, soft, quiet, white snow. blanketing everything, the ...

silly translated movie titles

March 20th, 2011 | Posted by b | No Comments
Here in Turkiye they like to change the movie titles to reflect more of the general plot of the movie.  Here are a few I find particularily amusing. Meet the Fockers/Little ...
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