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Flash Movie Review: A Little Chaos

I listened and looked but still did not quite understand how the relationship worked. In its infancy there was a given intimacy as a comfortable space was created to allow for growth. 438 more words


The Apple of My Mind’s Eye

This first came across the screen of my mind with Alan Rickman’s portrayal of Ronald Reagan in The Butler. Not a movie I took the time to watch but as I cut my teeth on Rickman as Hans Gruber in 1988s Christmas action flick Die Hard, I experienced an internal reorientation as to just who can portray whom. 931 more words

Reading My Mind

5 Facts About Alan Rickman and His Film 'A Little Chaos'

Now in theaters, “A Little Chaos” marks Alan Rickman’s second film as director; he also stars in the movie as Louis XIV. His “Sense and Sensibility” love interest Kate Winslet stars as Sabine de Barra, a widow who falls for a fellow landscaper while they’re working on the King’s garden. 654 more words


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd hit the big screen in 2007, courtesy of artist, director and David Cameron’s friend Tim Burton.

In one of the great shock casting decisions of the 21st century, Burton cast Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter as the leads; the murderous barber Sweeney Todd and his doting pie-chef Mrs. 373 more words


Film Review: A Little Chaos

You might expect a movie called A Little Chaos to be a bit less austere. Alan Rickman’s first film since 1997 (and his second ever) is a rigid costume drama that doesn’t even have the luxury of complete historical accuracy. 475 more words


Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell S01 E03: The Education of a Magician

When we last left the two English magicians, Mr. Norrell’s student, Jonathan Strange, was the new popular spell-caster in town. Jonathan sets off to have adventures with the army in Portugal, leaving a sulking Mr. 1,168 more words


Day 644 - #8 Watch a film for each year of my life

So, let’s kick off this update with the trusty films….

We’d hit a bit of stumbling block on the films as we’d had Breakfast on Pluto on the side for ages before we got around to watching it.  176 more words