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The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop

Written By: Fannie Flagg Published By: Random House Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I’m a huge fan of Fannie Flagg’s writing thanks to the movie, Fried Green Tomatoes.  When I discovered that this movie that I have watched hundreds of times was based on a novel, I bought said novel and have read it threeContinue reading “The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop”

The Dune Sketchbook

(Music from the Soundtrack) Score By: Hans Zimmer Distributed By: WaterTower Music Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                It’s been a while since I reviewed soundtrack music.  When I received an offer from WaterTower Music to review The Dune Sketchbook, I was hesitant.  I knew nothing about Dune – hadn’t read the book by Frank Herbert,Continue reading “The Dune Sketchbook”

A Time to Kill

Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 In the early 1990s, I read an amazing legal thriller by John Grisham entitled A Time to Kill.  A few years later, a movie adaptation starring Matthew McConaughey hit the theaters.  The movie adaptation was pretty good – one of the better adaptations of Grisham’sContinue reading “A Time to Kill”