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About Jenny Peters (164 Articles)
Jet Set Jen is the brainchild of Jenny Peters, a longtime freelance journalist whose career has spanned everything considered "Lifestyle" reporting, from movies and celebrities to fashion and fast cars, with plenty of food, wine and travel thrown in too. She currently contributes regularly to USA Today's 10Best.com, AARP.org, New York Magazine, Coast Magazine, Bask Magazine and numerous other newspapers, magazines and websites worldwide. She is a founding and voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (www.criticschoice.com), which annually honors the year's top films with the Critics' Choice Awards. Jenny and her crack cadre of reporters at Jet Set Jen offer up opinions, suggestions and insider scoops on the best that the world has to offer, to keep you on the cutting edge of that ever elusive pursuit of life, liberty, happiness – and fun, fun, fun.

Movie: The Uninvited

This mildly spooky little number opens with a creepy dream sequence that segues to a scene of our teenaged heroine, Anna (Emily Browning), pouring her heart out to her therapist. [...]

Movie: Coraline

Don’t be mislead by the advertising hype – Coraline is not directed by Tim Burton. At the helm is Henry Selick (who also directed Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas”). [...]

Movie: Push

Oh no, it’s really bad when the press notes are more exciting than the movie. [...]

DVD: Soul Men

"Soul Men" has its share of crude, throwaway gags but Bernie Mac (in his final performance) and Samuel L. Jackson play off each other as sublimely as Sam and Dave. [...]

DVD: Nights In Rodanthe

No modern movie couple passes the chemistry test as convincingly as Richard Gere and Diane Lane but not even their sharp turns can salvage this slowly cresting love story set on the outer banks of North Carolina. [...]

Spas: Golden Door Spa

You’d never know that the Golden Door is there, unless you are looking for it. An unassuming wooden door on a windy two-lane road near Escondido is all that indicates the wondrous retreat that lies behind. [...]

Destinations: The Wonders of Belize

Belize was a place on my Bucket List (the list of things to do and places to see before I die), so I was thrilled to finally be heading to that small Central American country and its very, very big Blue Hole. [...]
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