Movie Review: Toy Story 4

The “Toy Story” movie franchise continues to grow with the addition of “Toy Story 4” opening in theaters June 21, 2019. It’s hard to believe that Woody and the gang have been around since 1995, when Pixar created the very first feature length animated movie, “Toy Story.” The narrative about how John Lasseter and a […]

Pick Up a Book on National Independent Bookstore Day

To celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day on April 29, I put together a short list of my favorite independent bookstores in San Diego. San Diego is a book lover’s paradise! I know this because I am an author, too. Setting up book presentations and signings at some of my favorite indie bookstores in town last year, gave me the opportunity to meet some […]

How ‘Finding Dory’ found it’s way to the top of the box office

It’s not surprising that “Finding Dory,” Pixar’s follow up to “Finding Nemo,” broke a record on its opening weekend. Dory, the wide-eyed blue tang voiced by Ellen DeGeneres, lured movie-goers into her ocean adventures earning $136.2 million in three days. This is the all-time highest opening for an animated feature film. Dory doubled “Finding Nemo’s” […]

“101 Movies” Sells Over 58,000 Copies! Now Sold at Scholastic Book Fairs (Video)

Thanks to everyone who’s bought “101 Movies To See Before You Grow Up,” Quarto Kids. It has sold over 58,000 copies! (Book trailer by Bianca Valle, my daughter, Film and TV graduate, NYU Tisch School of the Arts) To get your own signed and dedicated copy, use the PayPal button or email me at vallesuzette@gmail.com. The […]

Chicago Tribune Interview With Suzette Valle

To read the full article click here As parents, we are eager to establish traditions with our young families. But we need to keep in mind that there are appropriate ages for certain activities, books, and films. Read my interview with the Chicago Tribune about my (horrific!) age-inappropriate experience when my parents took me to […]