Ocean’s 8 (2018) – Diamonds and Friends are a Woman’s Best Bet

This was a very fun movie! Not unexpectedly so, because heist movies are always fun, it's the thrill of it and the intelligence and bravery to pull those things off is very appealing. It's escapist and for once it's a cast full of entertainment's most influential women coming together in to this movie is wonderful … Continue reading Ocean’s 8 (2018) – Diamonds and Friends are a Woman’s Best Bet

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) – Takes Itself Too Seriously

One of my favourite sites is called Frock Flicks where they review movies, TV series etc. and have a passion for historical costumes as well as historical detail. I am now going to borrow one of their most famous lines for this, which I think every person even a little bit knowledgable of history will … Continue reading The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) – Takes Itself Too Seriously

Pournami (2006) – A Silly Movie with One Story That Becomes Another

First things first. I knew that Telugu cinema had this preference of overdramatic presentation and hand waved logic and silliness which I was ready for having seen Eega (2012) whose plot is something that shouldn't work, but the execution is so good you really don't care. Indeed it helped me enjoy this film and not … Continue reading Pournami (2006) – A Silly Movie with One Story That Becomes Another

Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) – A Charming Story Of A Little Hero

I've heard of this classic movie one way or another, most likely cultural osmosis and I was so happy to finally see it! And its as beautiful as described. Summary: Somewhere in West Africa a woman is about to give birth when the baby in her stomach decides to birth itself. Coming out in to … Continue reading Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) – A Charming Story Of A Little Hero

Tapestry of Bronze: Jocasta: The Mother-Wife of Oedipus – Life of The Cursed in Love

We all know the tragic tale of Oedipus, it has been made in to plays in ancient times and in the present. Heck! Freud named a complex after him and in true character to the ancient greek stories this is a tale both of misery and happiness with a squick factor. Summary: Jocasta is to … Continue reading Tapestry of Bronze: Jocasta: The Mother-Wife of Oedipus – Life of The Cursed in Love

Harlequin/Mills & Boon: Least Likely To Marry a Duke – Oh the Anticipation!

Who knew ASDA was a good place to find books? And for cheap? And where I found my first romance novel and read it on the plane before finishing it at home. I've been aware of Mills & Boon of the Harlequin romance novel publishing company for a while, but never have seen their books … Continue reading Harlequin/Mills & Boon: Least Likely To Marry a Duke – Oh the Anticipation!