If someone had told my thirteen year old self I’d be writing a blog post (not that there were such things as blogs when I was thirteen!) on the subject of The Karate Kid’s chief antagonist, Johnny Lawrence, I’d have giggled pathetically and pledged eternal allegiance to Daniel LaRusso.
Every so often I like to write about texts that have inspired me, be they books, plays, films or TV shows. This week I’ve revisited a film that I adored as a teenager, and as an adult I watch from time to time, too. I showed it to my younger daughter yesterday, as I was […]
A friend lent me the DVD of the 2018 adaptation of Peter Rabbit this week, and, as has become the custom in these colder winter months, I sat down with the family to watch it on Sunday afternoon. Not knowing anything about the style of the film except that it is, obviously based on the cute, mischievous […]
Just a quick post to share a few observations of this film! Spoilers, obviously. The Accountant is a strange beast. Part issue driven family drama, part character study, part big, dumb action film, it feels a bit schizophrenic at times. However, I don’t review what I don’t like, and I did find myself liking a […]
**WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE 2011 FILM, TINKER, TAILER, SOLDIER, SPY.** Child free and with a bottle of French fizz open, the Husband and I decided to give TTSS a go on Thursday evening. Having no interruptions in the form of small people was definitely a benefit; the French fizz not so much, as you need […]