I can't believe that I haven't watched It's A Wonderful Life before now. I always see it on Best Christmas Movie lists and I thought it was about time I picked up a copy and gave it a whirl. Who doesn't love a festive film? I'm so glad I did. It's A Wonderful Life is… Continue reading It’s A Kind Life
I can't believe that Clueless is twenty years old today. This film was such a big part of my teen years, and is still a favourite today. I could probably mute the dialogue and quote it all myself, I've seen it so many times. I loved it from the first time I watched it -… Continue reading AS IF – 20 years of Clueless
This week I watched Saving Mr Banks, a film based on the interactions between Walt Disney and the author of Mary Poppins P.L Travers as the movie adaptation was being developed. Mrs Travers was reticent about the film as the characters were like family to her and handing them over to someone else was a… Continue reading Would you say no to Disney?
Yesterday I went to see The Fault In Our Stars film with a Twitter friend. All you could hear in the cinema was the two of us trying to breathe through our tears. It was pretty embarrassing. I had to wear sunglasses when I left the cinema to hide my red, puffy eyes. Why do… Continue reading TFiOS or a well of tears
I always think comedy is so subjective. Sometimes I watch a highly praised comedy and don't smile whereas some silly films crack me up. One thing I'm not a fan of are gross films, the sight of vomit makes me feel sick not laugh, which is why I was disappointed with Bridesmaids and why I… Continue reading When you need a laugh
This week I've been feeling poorly with a cold and when I posted on Twitter and Facebook about piling up my comfort films to watch (above picture), lots of people joined in and shared theirs. For me, comfort films are some of my favourite movies ones that I've watched countless times so I don't need… Continue reading Comfort films
Yesterday I watched Les Miserables for the first time and I SOBBED at the end. Yes, the clue is in the title but I didn't expect to be left in quite such a blabbing mess after watching it. It got me thinking about other films that have made me cry and the ones I still… Continue reading My favourite weepies