Category Archives: book-film-show

Movie review: Beauty and the Beast (2017) directed by Bill Condon

Product info: Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous … Continue reading

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Movie review: Love and Friendship directed by Whit Stillman

I watched this one after reading a very short but sweet review written by Tasha/Heidenkind – thank you as always!  Movie info: The 18th century England.  After the premature death of her husband lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale)becomes a widow … Continue reading

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Movie review: I, Anna (2012) directed by Barnaby Southcombe

Movie info: DCI Bernie Reid (Gabriel Byrne) cannot sleep due to personal problems. He is cruising London at night when he hears over the radio that a man was brutally murdered in one of high rise apartment buildings. While entering the … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Danish Girl directed by Tom Hooper

Movie info: A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe (born Einar Wegener)  and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Starring: Eddie … Continue reading

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Book to Movie Review: The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger vs. The Devil Wears Prada directed by David Frankel

Synopsis (the book and movie): Young graduate, Andy Sachs, is looking for a job in New York, preferably in a newspaper or a magazine. She studied journalism, her love and passion, and she would like nothing better than joining the … Continue reading

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Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard. C. Morais

Synopsis: It is the fictional story of an Indian chef, Hassan Haji, narrated in the first person limited voice; a very emotive tale about his life and career (or rather his career which was also his entire life). Hassan, born … Continue reading

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Graphic novel review: Arrow Vol. 1 by Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg, Mike Grell

A TV show tie-in graphic novel and an ARC review. Continue reading

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Review: Nothing Lasts Forever (Die Hard #1) by Roderick Throp

Synopsis:This bestseller was the basis for the blockbuster film “Die Hard” starring Bruce Willis. High atop a Los Angeles skyscraper, an office Christmas party turns into a deadly cage-match between a lone New York City cop and a gang of international … Continue reading

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Rameau’s Review Archive: Maurice by E. M. Forster

Rameau’s ramblings: I mentioned in the introduction post that I would be bringing over my old reviews one or two a week. Today, I’m going to start with a brilliant book I read fell in love with last month. A … Continue reading

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