A Good Woman – Film of the Month

A Good Woman Based on Oscar Wilde’s waspish morality play, ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’; ‘A Good Woman’ is a light and fluffy period romantic comedy in a fresh 1930s setting.  Mrs. Erlynne, who describes herself as poor and infamous, having been driven from New York society by jealous wives, sees a news photo of wealthy Lord […]

In The Loop – Film of the Month

In The Loop I had to think twice before including this film in my recommendations.  Why?  Well the language is atrocious and the subject matter controversial.  If you’ve seen the satirical BBC sitcom, The Thick of It, you’ll know what I mean, but on the plus side, you should learn some new vocabulary.  The premise […]

Julie and Julia – Film of the Month

Julie and Julia If you like food and stories about foodies, you’ll love this film.  It tells the story of chef Julia Child and her start in the cooking profession.  Her story is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child’s first book, the 1961 ‘Mastering the Art of […]

Alice in Wonderland – Film of the Month

Alice in Wonderland Put together Johnny Depp and Tim Burton, and you’ve got to be entering a world that will reflect the crazy world invented by Lewis Carroll.  This version sees a 19-year-old Alice return to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true […]

Avatar – Film of the Month


British cinema

Last night I went to see my first 3D film. Maybe that shows my age, but the experience was brilliant! And yet I was amazed how quickly I became used to it and stopped jumping every time something came shooting out towards me!   Anyway, you may gather I went to see Avatar.