Sucker Punch

What a film! Combining action, thriller and fantasy, it also has a real video game feel about it, and the girls kick ass! A quick plot summary for those who haven’t seen it (although you should! NOW!!) – a girl is put into an asylum by her evil stepfather as she accidently killed her sister … Continue reading Sucker Punch

Mad Men Monday…

So I have finally started watching Mad Men…and I am obsessed!!! Watched 5 episodes from Season 1 in a row yesterday! Obviously the costumes are amazing! But what really fascinates me is the psychology of the 50s! Really seems like an authentic take on the 50s, dominated by macho-ism, and quirky values about what a … Continue reading Mad Men Monday…

Marie Antoinette

Just watched Marie Antoinette again, directed by Sophia Coppola and starring Kirsten Dunst as the famous Queen of France. What is so amazing about this film is how it portrays the royal court as approachable and realistic- a bunch of teenagers gambling, drinking and choosing nice shoes and fans, spending France’s budget without realising. The … Continue reading Marie Antoinette

The September Issue

How could I forget this was coming out TOMORROW !!!! So excited! ‘The September Issue’ is a sort of fly-on-the-wall documentary following famous American Vogue editor, Anna Wintour, during the making of the September issue. Now for all you non-fashionistas out there, the September issue of Vogue is the most important of the year because … Continue reading The September Issue

Priceless

So I was re-watching one of my favourite French films: Hors de Prix aka Priceless in English. It stars the gorgeous Audrey Tautou and a famous French comedian, Gad El-Maleh. It’s one of the few rare good French romantic comedies. And of course it takes place on the glitzy Cote d’Azur. The plot en bref:  … Continue reading Priceless