This historical drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott sees the reunion Ben Affleck (ZSJL, Paycheck) and Matt Damon (The Martian, The Bourne Identity) on film since Good Will Hunting (1997). The film also stars Adam Driver (Hungry Hearts, This Is Where I Leave You) as Jacques Le Gris, Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) as Maguerite … Continue reading The Last Duel | This Movie Will Piss You Off
Simon Stone is not an actor or a director, as it is the case here, that I was familiar with. But the cast, Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, The Great Gatsby), Ralph Fiennes (Spectre, Harry Potter), Lily James (Cinderella) and Johnny Flynn (Emma) to name a few were known to me. However, the movie's story … Continue reading The Dig | Beautiful But Subtly Tragic
I enjoy epic historical tales in books and movies whether they are fictional or not. So this new Amazon Prime Video series certainly caught my attention. It has the added bonus of being a Spanish language TV series, which will allow me to maintain a decent level of Spanish while being entertained, and Jaime Lorente, … Continue reading TV Review: El Cid | Greed and Its Consequences in Medieval Time
I was browsing for something to watch, in fact I was planning to check out Monsterland's pilot episode to see if it is a series I could watch. But then I saw David Tennant (Good Omens, Jessica Jones) on the poster for this and forgot my plans. This three part miniseries is directed by Lewis … Continue reading TV Review: Des (miniseries) | A Chilling Story and Performance
I remember when Hamilton hit it big. Everyone was talking about it, they gushed about the music, the cast, but despite all that I never really checked out the music. Why? I don't know, I guess I wanted to see it. I figured the music wouldn't resonate as much if I had no frame of … Continue reading Hamilton | Quite the Crescendo
Christopher Isherwood is not an unfamiliar name to me but contrary to most / some, it was not synonymous with famous inspirational and / or influential homosexual author, no. It was the name of the guy that wrote the book A Single Man was based on. Prior familiarity with the name existed in a semi-conscious … Continue reading Christopher and His kind | A mix of sexuality, socio-economic backgrounds, and a dash politics
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.