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Spa Flick: Tower Heist & Midas Spa Treats

With Thanksgiving upon us (and a whole lotta rain here in Cali), we decided to go see Tower Heist with Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller (always so fun!), Tea Leoni and Alan Alda. I’d classify Tower Heist as a cross between Wall Street, 48 Hours, and Night at the Museum. It’s a comedy about a rich baddie […]

Spa Flick: The Ketchup Kings & a Ketchup Hair Helper!

“To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success”  HJ Heinz Screen     Tomorrow is Boss’ Day so our Spa Flick features a boss extraordinaire.  If there was ever such a thing as a SpaBoss, HJ Heinz who concocted America’s favorite condiment, ketchup, was it.  Channel surfing I fell into The Ketchup Kings documentary […]

Spa Flick: Mamma Mia, Face Mask & Green Popcorn

Screen With Sweetest Day next week, this week’s flick pays kudos to the Greek Goddess of sex and love, Aphrodite. In Mamma Mia an impending wedding turns into a tour de force when the bride to be invites her 3 possible dads. First the breathtaking Greek island of Skopelos (where the movie was filmed) provides […]

Spa Flick: I Spy, Kneipp, Potato Cookies & A Budapest Spa

Screen: While an action comedy with Owen Wilson and Eddie Murphy may seem an unlikely “spa” movie (and not the best acted), I Spy’s “spa” appeal lies in one scene where a shoot out and chase ensues through a Hungarian spa. This scene was filmed at the Gellert Spa Baths – one of the world’s largest […]

SpaFlick: Duel & a Squeezable Stress Reliever

Screen Hi Dad (waving) Happy Father’s Day!  This week we’re devoting Spa Flick Friday to one of my Dad’s favorite movies of all time:  Steven Spielberg’s Duel.  It’s easy to see why guys grunt and arrrrgggyyyah at Duel.  Little dialogue, one set, one actor, made for the puny (according to Hollywood standards) budget of $500,000, […]

SpaFlick: The Women, Bloody Mary, Peppered Popcorn & Red Nails

Screen Women reign supreme in the remake of the aptly titled  The Women.  The wardrobe & hair alone are enough reason to check out this movie, but what really makes it a Spa Flick is that the entire story emanates from gossip told in a nail salon at an upscale department store.  Think Chantecaille Energy […]