Breathe is based on the remarkable true story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, a British couple dealing with polio in the 1960s. Their love story is beautifully enacted by Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy. Continue reading “Review: Breathe”
The Girl in the Spider’s Web is part of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series. This latest film is from a book by David Lagercrantz, based on the characters of the original creator Stieg Larsson. I read the book The Girl in the Spider’s Web some time ago, and thought it compared well with the three novels in the original Millennium series by Stieg Larsson. Fingers crossed the movie is of equal quality. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for The Girl in the Spider’s Web”
It’s two for the price of one today, with a theme to set your blood pumping.
Feeling the need for a good vicarious scare? Need to be horrified? Two upcoming films will help you with that. They are Unsane and Hereditary. Claire Foy and Toni Collette head the two films, which should be enough recommendation for most fans of these brilliant actors.
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The Crown season 2 is as lush and grand as season 1. It provides a view of the world in the late 1950s from inside the vulnerable but unbreakable British monarchy. Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of the pitch perfect cast continue the story behind the facade. Peter Morgan, creator of the series, has given us 10 more fascinating episodes to savor. Spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Review: The Crown, season 2”
The Crown on Netflix was one of the best things on television when it began. Season 2 will be available on December 8, and promises more of the same. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Season 2 of The Crown”
Netflix’s 10 part drama The Crown makes the the first years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign a human tale of love and sacrifice. And it makes very clear that being the Queen of English is a terrible job to be stuck with. Continue reading “Review: The Crown”