Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Out of sheer resentment I will only fleetingly acknowledge the second inferior attempt to make this book into a film, as this will be a review of the original. I fail to understand the assumption that a Hollywood blockbuster will outshine any counterpart, particularly when considering that the first film was a Swedish production of […]

Oliver Twist

I think Oliver! was probably my first taste of musicals, and I was about four when I first watched the movie. I loved it; even though everything looked dated, the songs and the characters were so memorable that I instantly fell in love. 10 years on, in my first brave attempt to read the original […]

A Step Too Far?

Apologies for no review last week- technical difficulties. Tonight’s review is a little different. Frances xx Last weekend I went to see ‘Zero Dark Thirty’, which is as true to form as possible film about the ten year CIA mission to ‘get’ Osama Bin Laden. It’s actually a pretty good film, in case you were […]