Things I Like: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011 Film)

For the last severalyears, I had never even heard of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. It didn’t really look like my cup of tea at first (mainly because I wasn’t even sure what it was), but the first thing I noticed was the amazingly strong cast it had. You got Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch, John Hurt,Continue reading “Things I Like: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011 Film)”

Things I Like: To Play the King (UK TV Series)

To Play the King is basically the second season for the UK series House of Cards. I was a big fan of the American Netflix series which was heavily based on the British original. While Frank Underwood and Francis Urquhart have many similarities, there are many differences between the two men and their struggle toContinue reading “Things I Like: To Play the King (UK TV Series)”

Things I Like: House of Cards (UK TV Series)

Like many I noticed Netflix’s House of Cards TV series with Kevin Spacey a few years ago. I liked the series so far and I had almost waited to see this British TV series on which the American show is heavily based on. I didn’t want to it spoil the ending in some way, butContinue reading “Things I Like: House of Cards (UK TV Series)”

Things I Hate: Mansfield Park (1999 Film)

For many people, Jane Austen is one of the most beloved authors of all-time by far. I’m not one of those people I’m afraid. Though I will say it seems she has much larger female fan-base by far than a male one. You also have to take note that Jane Austen died in 1817 soContinue reading “Things I Hate: Mansfield Park (1999 Film)”

Fun Fact: The Rescue of Louis Wain

Louis Wain was a English artist very famous for his cat pictures. He suffered from mental illness later in life and ended up in a mental institution without happiness or cats. He was discovered there and many of his fans including HG Wells and Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin personally intervened to make sure he endedContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Rescue of Louis Wain”