Coll Writes

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“Chewie, We’re Home”

So this happened today. All of the feels. So excited.

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The Last Five Years Movie Trailer

I had no idea they were making a musical version of one of my top five favorite musicals, The Last Five Years, starring Anna Kendrick (I guess she’s the Jennifer Lawrence of musicals now) and Jeremy Jordan. I LOVE The Last Five Years. Written by Jason Robert Brown, it’s the story of a couple’s relationship arc, […]

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Let’s Talk About Zero Dark Thirty

Much like Les Misérables, Zero Dark Thirty is another movie that I had began writing a blog post about but never finished.  Jay and I saw it at the end of January.  Let me just get this out of the way first:  I loved Zero Dark Thirty.  The acting was spectacular.  I was involved from the […]

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642 Things to Write About Challenge: Week 5

Happy February, everyone!  Not much to say this week.  I have been so beyond busy at work lately that I haven’t had much time to stop to eat lunch, let alone work on a good post for today.  I thought I would do a really easy one this week, one that hopefully everyone can do! […]

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Let’s Talk About ‘Argo’

On Saturday, Jay and I saw the movie Argo at our local movie theater.  Argo was directed by Ben Affleck, who also stars in the movie as real life C.I.A. operative Tony Mendez.  It also stars Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Alan Arkin, and a gazillion other people whose faces you’ll recognize if you don’t […]

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Of Museums and Movies

Man, I’m bummed that my nice, long weekend is over.  Even though it didn’t go exactly according to plan, I still had a really good weekend.  Since it ended up raining on Friday, Jay and I didn’t end up going to the beach.  Instead, we walked around Downtown Raleigh and visited the Museum of Natural […]

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And may the odds be ever in your favor.

Dear Hunger Games movie, Please be as awesome as this poster implies. Love, Colleen

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Noooooooo!

So by now most of us know that George Lucas took yet another spectacular moment from Star Wars and doctored it to make more money.  However, with giant f*ck-ups come hilarious Internet spoof videos.  Thus said, I now present you with this awesome YouTube video that plays make believe with some classic movie moments, as […]

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Let’s Talk About Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2

Okay, so I’m four days after the fact, but whatever.  I’ve been busy busy busy preparing to leave for San Diego Comic Con 2011 today! Woot. So Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.  Jay and I did a midnight 3-D showing on opening night.  After fighting the crowds (seriously, I don’t understand why […]

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Let’s Talk About Super 8

Jay and I went to see Super 8 last night.  I was going to write up something when we got home last night but I didn’t quite know what to say about it.  I could give a spoiler-free plot summary, like I’ve tried to do for The Hangover Part 2, Bridesmaids, and X-Men: First Class, […]

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