FLEABAG

I am currently in mourning, at the end of a well loved franchise that was very dear to my heart. No, I’m not talking about Avengers: Endgame – this is about Fleabag. Created by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, this two season British comedy is truly unique in so many ways and it is sheer brilliance. […]

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GLADIATOR

This week on films I should have seen, I watched the 2000 film Gladiator. Starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix; the film won five Academy Awards; Best Visual Effects; Best Costume Design; Best Sound; Best Actor and Best Picture.  The direction from Ridley Scott is quite clearly a newer take on the ancient Rome genre; […]

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AVENGERS: ENDGAME

It’s all come down to this. After eleven years and twenty one films, the Marvel franchise as we now know it is coming to a close with Avengers: Endgame. It truly is the end of an era. (don’t worry – this article is spoiler free) Directed again by the Russo brothers, Anthony and Joe and […]

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MY FAVOURITE SHAKESPEARE PLAYS

Today is the big man, William Shakespeare’s birthday! It’s also the anniversary of his death, which I find pretty satisfying that he died an exact age. Anyways. I really do love Shakespeare. I wouldn’t call myself a fanatic – I couldn’t list you all the character names and I still haven’t seen or read a […]

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THE QUEEN

As yesterday was the Queen of England’s 93rd birthday, this week I’ve chosen to catch up on the Helen Mirren starring biopic, The Queen in my films I should have seen series. The 2006 film directed by Stephen Frears is set in a the few months of 1997 where Tony Blair was voted in as […]

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SHAZAM!

It’s no secret that superhero movies are where it is at in blockbusters now, but here is one that’s just a bit different. The latest DC comic book adaption comes in the form of Shazam!, a character originally created by C. C. Beck and Bill Parker in 1939 and adapted finally for the big screen […]

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CRUELTY FREE COSMETICS

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, created by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. So I’m taking the opportunity to talk about something a little different on my blog! I only use cruelty free cosmetics in my life, and have done for a few years now. It’s not so much […]

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REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE

This week in films I should have seen, I watched the 1955 film Rebel Without a Cause. Starring James Dean in probably his most memorable role, it’s about a rebellious young man with a troubled past on his first twenty four hours in a new town, and finding friends and enemies. It’s been highly praised […]

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SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS

Another week, another film I should have seen years ago finally ticked off! This week, I watched Seven Psychopaths. The 2012 film is written and directed by Martin McDonagh, starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken and Woody Harrelson. It’s about a writer struggling to write his new screenplay, and his best friend that motivates him […]

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