Things I Like: The Duchess (2008 Film)

I’ve been meaning to see The Duchess for quite some time now. I also noticed that Ralph Fiennes was in the movie, though most people know him better as Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies. This movie is actually based on history, though on a Duchess who wasn’t really important to British history but…

Things I Like: Pride and Prejudice (2005 Film)

Though while I know a little about the beloved author Jane Austen, I sadly know even less of her works. I don’t have much time to read anymore, so I’d rather watch a movie on the book. The 2005 version with Keira Knightley seemed like a good choice since I like Knightley and this one…

Things I Hate: Anna Karenina (2012 Film)

As I love history, Anna Karenina caught my eye though I was wondering if Anna Karenina was real or fictional. Turns out the movie is based on a novel of the same name set about 40 years before the fall of the Russian Empire. The author of the book was Leo Tolstoy, the same man…

Atonement (2007 Film) Review

Back in 2007 I had no idea that the movie Atonement even existed. I loved James McAvoy’s portrayal of the young Charles Xavier in X-Men: First Class. I also like Keira Knightley as an actress. I had heard Atonement had done really well critically so all three factors made me want to see it. The…

The Imitation Game (2014 Film) Review

The Imitation Game was an easy pick for me, as Benedict Cumberbatch is one of my favorite actors ever. His role as Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock and Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness were phenomenal. I also heard of the story of Alan Turing (for which this movie is based) many years ago, and he…