We all love Helena, whether she is sweet and innocent as Lady Jane or mad out of her mind in Sweeny Todd. She is now playing Princess Margaret on The … Continue reading Helena Bonham Carter’s 10 Best Historical Dramas
How can the 2017 adaptation of E.M. Forster’s 1910 novel, Howards End starring Matthew MacFayden and Hayley Atwell, and the ongoing series The Last Kingdom, adaptations of Bernard Cornwell’s ‘The Saxon Chronicles’, starring … Continue reading Old Stories for Contemporary Britain: Howard’s End (2017) & The Last Kingdom (2015- )
War & Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a staple amongst high school and university students. Just like Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Richard the Third or ‘the Scottish Play’ *khem* is as epic … Continue reading War & Peace: The Game of Love
The biographical drama film Stronger (2016) stars Jake Gyllenhaal as “Jeff Bauman [who] loses both of his legs when two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.” … Continue reading Review: ‘Stronger’ (2017) than you think.
Jane Campion, director of The Piano, created a film which was a woman’s film set in the 19th-century frontier of New Zealand brings in elements of the Frontier genre. The … Continue reading Voyeurism in Film: Melodrama and the Frontier in Campion’s ‘The Piano’
Resistance (2011) Another Mother’s Son (2017) I had, through the trailer, assumed a more riveting tale from the film Resistance (2011). But, it now appears very atypical. There is an Officer … Continue reading Review: Resistance (2011) vs Another Mother’s Son (2017)
Stumbling upon this movie was the nicest surprise I have had in a long time as this meant seeing Cate Blanchett in one of her best roles, as Carol Aird. … Continue reading Review: ‘Carol’ (2015)