A fun night out with the girls!
Nov15

A fun night out with the girls!

In Hollywood, more and more comedies have female actresses as their lead characters. Some of the most recent examples are Ghostbusters or Pitch Perfect. In my opinion, it doesn’t always work...

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A documentary for every day of the week
Oct28

A documentary for every day of the week

A great documentary can be informative but they can also be fun or inspiring. From journeys to Everest to riding bikes in France, here is the list of some amazing stories I have watched recently and...

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Big Little Lies: Desperate housewives 2.0
Oct11

Big Little Lies: Desperate housewives 2.0

Big Little Lies has not only the most impressive cast (Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Alexander Skarsgård just to name a few), it has a perfect story-line. From the first...

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Anime Update – Spring 2017
Sep28

Anime Update – Spring 2017

12 new anime titles on DVD to borrow from Cockburn Libraries. Spring is in the air! Well, not really: 18°C maximums, rain, hail, thunder, blizzards … [maybe not the last one –...

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Narcos – an addictive TV series
Sep25

Narcos – an addictive TV series

Pablo Escobar: Everyone has heard the name but are you familiar with the story? Narcos is a new TV series introduced by Netflix and it is fantastic. Incredibly interesting, it mixes fiction and...

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The Zookeeper’s Wife: touching true story
Sep08

The Zookeeper’s Wife: touching true story

During the second world war, unimaginable ignominies have been committed. It was the most atrocious time but in the chaos, extraordinary stories still manage to emerge. The Zookeeper’s Wife is...

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Anime Update – Winter 2017
Aug29

Anime Update – Winter 2017

Arrrrrrrgh! It’s almost the end of winter (not that you’d know by the weather) and we haven’t had our Winter Anime Update yet! What’s going on and who’s responsible for...

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The battle of the mummies: 1999 vs 2017
Aug23

The battle of the mummies: 1999 vs 2017

Mummies have been a hit for quite some time. They make for great adventure/horror movies. With time and technology, they are also becoming more and more realistic on screen. However, does that mean...

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Beauty and the Beast: Live action movie
Aug13

Beauty and the Beast: Live action movie

Beauty and the Beast has always been one of my favourite fairy tales. Disney created a perfect animation version in 1991. I have seen it more times than I can count. It reminds me of my childhood so...

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Captain Fantastic: A surprising movie
Jul19

Captain Fantastic: A surprising movie

Captain Fantastic is one of those unexpected movies. Along the lines of Little Miss Sunshine and Garden State, it is truly special. It surprises us. It makes us appreciate and question life at the...

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