All posts by Jane Boursaw

About Jane Boursaw

Jane Boursaw is the founder and editor-in-chief of Reel Life With Jane. Her credits include hundreds of print & online pubs, including her syndicated family movie & TV reviews.

Call the Midwife Recalls London’s East End

Wednesday Matinee

By Jane Boursaw

Destination: London, England

Call the Midwife

One of my favorite TV shows of the past few years is “Call the Midwife.” I happened upon it one night while surfing around the tube, and was immediately drawn into the story and characters. Continue reading

Breaking Bad Inspires Albuquerque Tourism

Breaking BadWednesday Matinee

By Jane Boursaw

Destination: Albuquerque, New Mexico

TV shows that inspire travel are nothing new. Entire businesses have been built on tours based on “The Sopranos,” “Sex and the City” and other shows. Continue reading

New Mexico, Arizona and Utah Featured in The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger

Wednesday Matinee

By Jane Boursaw

Destination: New Mexico, Colorado, California, Utah, Arizona

Movie: The Lone Ranger
Reel Rating: 3 out of 5 Reels
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material
Released in Theaters: July 3, 2013
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western, Remake
Runtime: 149 minutes
Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Cast: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale
Official Site: The Lone Ranger

I saw The Lone Ranger the day after it hit theaters, and by then, both movie critics and moviegoers had slammed the movie mercilessly, calling it a jumbled mess and the worst movie they’d ever seen. But look, I always try to keep an open mind, because frankly, quite often the movies everyone else hates I love. Continue reading