I’ve been watching: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

There was a lot that was right with this latest rendition of Agatha Christie’s detective classic. For one, you couldn’t have assembled a better cast of talented, accomplished, beautiful actors to pull off this very illustrious cinematic adaptation. The assemblage of such names as Kenneth Branagh, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, Olivia Colman and … Continue reading I’ve been watching: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

I’ve been watching: Psychout for Murder (1969)

Sometimes known by its Italian name Salvare la Faccia. This is a slightly obscure (for anglophones) Italian giallo thriller film from 1969, a representative of the sex-horror genre that was popular at the time. It stars Adrienne La Russa as Licia, a young heiress to a wealthy and socially-conscious businessman. Her lover, Mario, tricks her into spending … Continue reading I’ve been watching: Psychout for Murder (1969)

I’ve been watching: A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix)

Like any good Millennial who remembers reading Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events as a child, I was thrilled when I found out that Netflix were going to make the novels into a TV series. I mean, who wouldn’t be super excited if they found out that one of their favourite childhood book series was … Continue reading I’ve been watching: A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix)

I’ve been watching: The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

What can I say? Chick flicks are my guilty pleasure. Come on, everyone loves an engaging, well-written chick flick with great characters. This film definitely meets that criteria. It follows four best friends who spend their summer in different parts of the world, and the “magic” pair of jeans they pass between them that summer which … Continue reading I’ve been watching: The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

I’ve been watching: Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Another Studio Ghibli anime film. This one is about Kiki, a 13-year old trainee witch who spends a year away from home in a new city, as is tradition for 13-year old witches-in-training. The film follows Kiki as she learns to support herself and live independently in a strange new place, utilising her unique talents as a … Continue reading I’ve been watching: Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)