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Fantastic love story: Random Harvest

March 5, 2010 by


I just saw one of them most fantastic love stories I’ve seen in a long time! Random Harvest (1942) stars Ronald Colman as an amnesiac WWI veteran who meets and falls in love with a gorgeous singer, Greer Garson. Although he has no recollection of his past, they manage to build a wonderful life together […]

A Single Man

February 19, 2010 by


A Single Man is the best film I have seen in a long time. Based on the Christopher Isherwood novel, the film stars Colin Firth as a British professor teaching at a small college in Santa Monica, CA in the early 1960s. The film looks at a single day in his life and how overcome […]

Toughen up, kids

October 19, 2009 by


Ok. I’m taking a quick break from reading the 924 pages of Pamela I need to finish (and write 2000-3000 word essay on) before Thursday. After writing that sentence, I’m beginning to think that this little diversion is a bad idea. Oh, well. I’ve committed myself. What prompted this post is an article I’ve come […]

Time Traveler’s Wife

August 16, 2009 by


I just got back from seeing the new Eric Bana/ Rachel McAdams movie, The Time Traveler’s Wife. They play Clare Abshire and Henry DeTamble, two people who try to maintain a relationship despite Henry’s uncontrollable time traveling. I read the Audrey Niffinegger novel a few years ago and I loved it, so I couldn’t wait […]

Harry Potter Outting

July 16, 2009 by


This is a few hours late, but here it is. My sister and I went to see the midnight release of  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince last night. We got to the theater a bit late and we had to go through several of the theaters to find one with two seats next to […]

Brief Encounter

July 12, 2009 by


I’ve just seen the most marvelous film! Noel Coward‘s Brief Encounter (1945) with Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is simply magnificent. It’s the story of a chance meeting between two happily married strangers who fall in love unexpectedly and begin a passionate affair. I heard about the film in a book called the Anglo Files: […]

Best adapted films

June 16, 2009 by


I just saw the trailer to the new movie, The Time Traveller’s Wife— based on one of my favorite books of all time, by Audrey Niffenegger. It’s a love story that spans a lifetime. It’s the beautiful and heartbreaking story of a young girl falls in love with a man who time travels uncontrollably. I […]