Rebecca (2020) | It Takes a Turn

When the first trailer was released, I had no idea there was a 1940 black & white movie by Alfred Hitchcock no less. What drew my attention to this project was the cast Armie Hammer (Call Me by Your Name, The Social Network), Lily James (Cinderella) & Kristin Scott Thomas (Fleabag, Suite Française) but mostly … Continue reading Rebecca (2020) | It Takes a Turn

Enola Holmes | A Great Synergy of Writing, Acting, Directing and Everything in Between

It was only when the movie was annouced that I became aware of Enola Holmes. Although a newer character in the Sherlock Holmes mythology, I wasn't phased by it because I've been pleasantly surprised by many versions of Sherlock, Watson, and Mycroft. Directed by Harry Bradbeer (Fleabag, Dickensian) and adapted by Jack Thorne (His Dark … Continue reading Enola Holmes | A Great Synergy of Writing, Acting, Directing and Everything in Between

TV Review: His Dark Materials (S1) | Deft and Skill in Book Adaptation

In 2007 I know watched The Golden Compass with Dakota Blue Richads (Skins), Nicole Kidman (Paddington, Railway, Sleep) & Daniel Craig (Spectre) - who in my mind was Hugh Jackman. I remember liking the film enough but at the same time I knew that there wouldn't be a sequel. This time around Enola Holmes' screenwriter … Continue reading TV Review: His Dark Materials (S1) | Deft and Skill in Book Adaptation

TV Review: Killing Eve (S1) | Quirky but interesting

This British spy thriller series by Fleabag Phoebe Waller-Bridge is based on the collection of novellas "Code Villanelle" by Luke Jennings. The series stars Sandra Oh (Grey's Anatomy), Jodie Comer (The White Princess), Fiona Shaw (True Blood), and Kim Bodnia (The Letter). Premise:  It centers around a desk bound British intelligence investigator, obsessed with female serial killers, … Continue reading TV Review: Killing Eve (S1) | Quirky but interesting