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[Last Film I Watch] Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Title: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
Year: 1966
Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Director: Mike Nichols
Writer: Ernest Lehman
Music: Alex North
Cinematography: Haskell Wexler… 759 more words

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Richard Francis Burton

This man led quite an inspiring life.


I am one for travelling and discovery.

This is a lovely quote from him below…

“One of the gladdest moments in life, methinks is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. 62 more words

Mini-Review - "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?" (1966)

Imagine a film like “My Dinner With Andre,” except instead of two old friends catching up over dinner, it is a bitter old married couple drinking all night and slowly loosing their minds. 470 more words



Not to be confused with the TV series based on the 90s pop group of the same name, Cleopatra is historical epic featuring real life couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton as Mark Anthony and Cleopatra. 279 more words



I’ve been reading and very much enjoying Adam Sisman’s biography of John le Carré. It’s excellent, highly readable and formidably long. It also has as subtle a piece of writing in the foreword as you could wish for about the difficulties of writing the  biography of someone who is still alive. 664 more words


Great Movie Classics To Remember

Hello peeps. After nearly two months, I’m back! I’m writing this in my bedroom while watching Sandpiper, on TCM or Turner Classic Movies. I’m catching up with one of the greatest love couples in movie making history, besides Hollywood legends, Ruby Dee & hubby Ozzie Davis, of course, comes Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. 488 more words


Locke: A Little British Gem

Must everyone mischaracterize Locke? Before I saw it, the poster left me thinking Tom Hardy would give his best Ryan Gosling in Drive impression. Critics classified it with… 899 more words

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