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Movie Review: “T2: Trainspotting”

The best way to watch T2: Trainspotting is in a room full of Scots. I understand this may be an impractical suggestion for those...

In Defence Of Cinderella

As Disney continue their plundering of nostalgia with live-action remakes of some of their classic titles, with Maleficent a box office smash and films...

If Male Auteurs Directed “50 Shades Darker”

With the speculation growing that Sam Taylor-Johnson may not direct the 50 Shades of Grey sequels due to her frequent and increasingly bitter clashes...

Agent Carter and Diversity

In the words of one of my best friends, it's amazing how many people become historians the second someone wants representation in historical fiction. The...

“The Miniaturist” To Be Adapted For TV

Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist was one of British publishing's true phenomenons in 2014. The debut novel from Burton, previously an actress, remained in the top 10...

All for One Part Two: Even More of the Musketeers On-Screen

I continue to watch Musketeer-movies so you don't have to. But before we go into more detail I need to apologize: I made a...

“Exit To Eden” – What “50 Shades of Grey” Could Be?

Ceilidh: Let’s talk about Exit To Eden. You and I have seen this film far more times than is probably reasonable or healthy but...

Movie Review: “Gone Girl” (by Ceilidh)

Warning: This review contains spoilers. It’s not hard to see why David Fincher was attracted to directing the adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling and much...

I’m So Sick of “Historically Accurate Rape”.

Content Warning: This post discusses rape and sexual assault, particularly against women, and spoilers for both Outlander and Games of Thrones. Approach with caution. Most...

Book News Wrap Up (3rd July 2014)

Lots of bookish news this week; some of it exciting and some of it sad. - – - An adult novel by Judy Blume, her first...