Sleepless in Seattle – Film Review

Title: Sleepless in Seattle Age: PG Released: 24th September 1993 Director: Nora Ephron Genre: Drama, Romance Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: Realising that Sam has still not come to terms with his wife Maggie’s death, his eight-year-old son Jonah forces him to call a national radio talk show, with the hopes of finding him a companion. Review: I mean who doesn’t…

The Young Victoria – Film Review

Title: The Young Victoria Age: PG Released: 6th Match 2009 Director: Jean-Marc Vallée Genre: History, Romance, Drama Rating: ***** (5/5 stars) About: A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. Review: I absolutely adore this film. I haven’t seen it in ages, but then I saw it come up on my Netflix…

The Greatest Showman – Film Review

Title: The Greatest Showman Age: PG Released: 8th December 2017 Director: Michael Gracey Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation….

Fallen by Lauren Kate – Book Review

Some of the links in this post are affliliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Title: Fallen (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Lauren Kate Published: 6th September 2009 Publisher: Corgi Childrens Genre: Romance, Drama,…

Dangerous Beauty – Film Review

Title: Dangerous Beauty Age: 15 Released: 20th February 1998 Director: Marshall Herskovitz and  Edward Zwick Genre: Drama, Romance Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Veronica (Catherine McCormack) is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier (Rufus Sewell), cannot marry her because she is penniless and of a questionable family. So Veronica’s mother, Paola (Jacqueline Bisset), teaches her…

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire – Book Review

Some of the links in this post are affliliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Title: Beautiful Disaster (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Jamie McGuire Published: 26th May 2011 Publisher: Simon & Schuster…

Kong: Skull Island – Film Review

Title: Kong: Skull Island Age: 12A Released: 10th March 2017 Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Rating: **** (4/5 stars) About: Scientists, soldiers, and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As…

The Jewel (The Lone City, #1) by Amy Ewing – Book Review

Some of the links in this post are affliliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. All opinions remain my own. Title: The Jewel (you can Buy on Amazon here) Author: Amy Ewing Published: 21st August 2014 Publisher: Walker Genre: Romance,…

Christmas Film Countdown – 1

IT’S CHRISTMAS! That’s right people, there are now 0 (as in zero) days left until CHRISTMAS!! MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! I hope you’ve all had the most loveliest of mornings and that Father Christmas brought you everything that you wanted, I know I was certainly lucky with my presents (because yes, my family open presents in…

Christmas Film Countdown – 2

It. Is. Christmas. Eve. I. Repeat. Christmas. Eve. I can’t belive it. I’M SO EXCITED! Like I honestly feel like a little kid again, it’s great.   This is literally me now ———————————> I’m a jumping, excited adult child. Like Buddy the Elf (who unlike me actually lived with Father Christmas 😦 very sad times)….

Christmas Film Countdown – 3

I love the fact that I am now home. There’s log fires going amongst the house. The cats and dogs are cuddled up against the heat of the aga in the kitchen and it also Christmassy in the kitchen as we are making the mince pies. There’s nothing like making a mince pie with Christmas…

Christmas Film Countdown – 6

Only 5 more days! And I ended up celebrating this amazing thing last night with this person who I know – she’s ok, I mean definitely annoying but you know she’s my best friend. It was a good night anyway, we ended up going to Piccadilly Circus and then after a brief moment of thinking…