Maleficent: It’s All About the Story (possible spoilers)

Today, I took the girls to see Maleficent. I was not particularly looking forward to it. I am not much into kid movies unless there is a lot of adult-friendly humor and I especially don't love the whole Princess/Castle/Fairy Tale themed thang. I also never really appreciated the acting talents of Angelina Jolie very much.…

Finally, A Princess Who Doesn’t Make Me Puke – Patch

When I was growing up I don’t recall being consumed with princesses or being covered with pink boas or sparkly dresses. Sure, I had Barbies and I wouldn’t have considered myself a tomboy by any means. But it just didn’t seem we were forced into consumer princessism like girls are today. I have a 12-year-old…

The Rayne Report: An “Enlightened” Review

Last night I watched the season (hopefully not series) finale of Enlightened. And I fully realized just how damned impressed I am with this show. And I am begging for a 3rd season. Enlightened, on HBO, stars Laura Dern, Diane Ladd (Dern’s real life mother), Luke Wilson, Timm Sharpe and Mike White (who also writes and directs the show). Sunday ended the…

Garnier Fructis Fall Fight Hair Care – A Review (The Rayne Report)

Garnier Fructis - Fall Fight Shampoo and Conditioner What the product website claims: Save Up To 1500 Strands Per Month Notice strands in your bathroom sink or brush? Improve hair's resistance to everyday hair-fall due to breakage. The formula with energizing caffeine, fortifying biotin and fruit vitamins, strengthens hair from root to ends, reducing falling,…