Les Miserables

Plot Adapted from Victor Hugo’s iconic novel, Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman), a prisoner, breaks his parole and his attempts to make a new life for himself in post-Revolution France. Pursued by  the relentless law officer  Javert (Russell Crowe) he tries to hide his past life from his adopted daughter Cosette (Amanda Seyfried). The various host … Continue reading

Quartet

  Plot The arrival of the renowned singer Jean Horton (Maggie Smith) at a retirement home for ageing opera singers disrupts the life of her ex-husband (Tom Cortenay) who is also a resident. Along with their friends, they attempt convince her to reprise one of their past performances for a fund-raising concert in celebration of … Continue reading

The 2013 Oscar Nominations Announced

    Here’s something to brighten up your January! the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning at 5.30 AM Los Angeles time (1.30 UK time). Emma Stone and this year’s Oscar host Seth Macfarlane announced the awards and Macfarlane even bagged a nomination himself for best original song from Ted for … Continue reading

My Top Ten Films of 2012

So please forgive me for being a few days late with my top ten films of last year but I was too weighed down with food and alcohol to get to my laptop for a few days! And besides, there were a few last minute films I had to watch lest they get missed out … Continue reading