The Last Duel | This Movie Will Piss You Off

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

TV Review: El Cid | Greed and Its Consequences in Medieval Time

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

Christopher and His kind | A mix of sexuality, socio-economic backgrounds, and a dash politics

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