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Meeting Emma Thompson

A couple of weeks ago now Emma Thompson came to speak both at Newnham and at the Cambridge Union (where I saw her speak).

I found her to be witty, outlandish, larger-than-life, courageous, fearless and charming. 225 more words

Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Review

7.5/10

A film about Walt Disney, produced via the Walt Disney Company, so I am sure it is full of saccharine notions about storytelling and imagination. 627 more words

Movies

between pages: current reads

hello, lovely people (she whispered timidly.)

I’m planning to do semi-regular (all ye scatter-brained nymphs out there, sympathize) Tiny Book Reviews in the upcoming months, but for now, just a little list and brief thoughts on what I’m currently reading, should any of the titles call your name. 302 more words

Saving Mr. Banks / Saving Mr. Banks: In cautarea povestii (2013)

Imi faceam un pic de curat pe birou si ma gandeam la urmatorul articol. Am gasit schita de la articolul precedent unde am scris despre… 1,111 more words

Films

Guest Review: ALONE IN BERLIN (2016)

Directed By: Vincent Perez
Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Emma Thompson, Daniel Brühl
Runtime: 1 hr 43 minutes

War films are stories writ large about aggression between nations. 527 more words

Flix Reviews

Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

RATING: 4/10

Wait what?!? Only four stars?!? Yes. The remake of the 1991 animated feature film which went on to be the first animated film to be nominated for best picture at the Oscars really doesn’t work well. 649 more words

Movie Review

Emma Thompson parties with student as she knocks back the VK at Cambridge University

Emma Thompson revisited her university days in Cambridge and it was brilliant.

The 58-year-old went back in time 35 years and spoke at the Cambridge Union last weekend. 300 more words

Showbiz