CIJS 9: Strictly Ballroom – Red Curtain Tryptic Part One

CIJS 9: Strictly Ballroom – Red Curtain Tryptic Part One

This week on Can I Just Say, we chose to celebrate a favorite film –  Strictly Ballroom, and found ourselves quite moved. Like a certain awkward girl in glasses, there is so much more to this seemingly simple, lovely romance than we expected once we started talking about it.
This is Part One of our three part discussion of Baz Luhrmann’s Red Curtain Tryptic with upcoming episodes on Romeo+Juliet and Moulin Rouge.

CIJS 9: The Godfather

CIJS 9: The Godfather

This week on Can I Just Say, Elizabeth made Daphne an offer she couldn’t refuse…. to watch one of Daphne’s all time favorite films, The Godfather. Join us to discuss what is personal, what is business, and a great story of building a world within another world. 

CIJS 8: Outlander Episodes 311-313

CIJS 8: Outlander Episodes 311-313

This week on Can I Just Say, Daphne and Lauren take our very special beauty baths, smack down Capt…oops, we mean Leftanants (we are unfamiliar with the somewhat liberal practices of the Navy), and enjoy our turtle soup. We have much to say about episodes 311-313 of Outlander and about Season 3 as a whole.

CIJS 7: Jane Eyre Adaptations

CIJS 7: Jane Eyre Adaptations

This week on Can I Just Say, we discuss three adaptations of Jane Eyre – the 1996 with Charlotte Gainsbourg, the 2006 with Ruth Wilson, and the 2011 with Mia Wasikowska …. and some ok actors play Rochester as well.

CIJS 6: Outlander Episodes 307-310 We are not Gentlewomen

CIJS 6: Outlander Episodes 307-310 We are not Gentlewomen

This week on Can I Just Say, Daphne is joined by Lauren Sarner and Barrie Hardymon to discuss Outlander episodes 307-310. And we are not gentlewomen.
We can’t wait to get back to Lallybroch even though the reception is…… mixed?
Then we hit the high seas in some very very familiar ships and learn that the 18th century version of millennials are consistently the best.

CIJS 5: Jane Eyre

CIJS 5: Jane Eyre

This week on Can I Just Say, Elizabeth and Daphne discuss Charlotte Brontë’s gorgeous novel, Jane Eyre. We are all Jane and she is the best of us.
In one month we will discuss TV and film adaptations of this story that moves us so.