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Books, Film, Music

Item of the day: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy deluxe edition from Zavvi

If there's one thing you can count on, it's Cornish summer rain! Make sure you're not stuck without something fun to watch with the Zavvi sale. There's plenty of bargains to be had, whether you're looking for beautiful steelbooks (The Voices, Amelie), a TV show to binge on (Lost) or director boxsets (Stanley Kubrick, Danny… Continue reading Item of the day: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy deluxe edition from Zavvi

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Film, Music

New favourite artist: Oh Gosh Cindy

So I was just browsing the internet, as you do, going from one link to another, and I can't remember how but I came across a watercolour print of one of my favourite characters ever - 10 Things I Hate About You's Kat. And that's not all. The artist, Oh Gosh Cindy, has created watercolour… Continue reading New favourite artist: Oh Gosh Cindy

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My Christmas list

Last week I shared Jenson's Christmas list and this week I'm sharing my growing list/Pinterest board. My birthday is two months away and Luke, the lovely boyfriend that he is, has already started shopping, so I'm not being that much of an eager beaver by putting together a Pinterest list of favourites for friends and… Continue reading My Christmas list

Film, Lifestyle

Greatest films of all time

Empire have asked their readers to vote for their five favourite films - in order! That's a pretty big ask for me, as I can easily say that Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is my favourite, but the other four? And in order? Eek! They're compiling a list of the 301 greatest movies of… Continue reading Greatest films of all time

Film, Lifestyle

25 films from the last 25 years

For Empire's 300th issue, they've asked some of this generation's greatest filmmakers to share some of their filmmaking highlights. Features include Guillermo Del Toro's sketchbook, exclusive behind the scenes photos from Lost in Translation, a brilliant account of  a filmmaker's experiences of sharing his favourite films with his daughter, and Edgar Wright's favourite films from… Continue reading 25 films from the last 25 years

Film, Lifestyle

Film review: Amelie

Amelie, or The Fabulous Life of Amelie Poulain, as it is known in its native France, is a film about a 23-year-old young woman who, having grown up as an attention-starved only child, spends her days making other people’s lives a little bit better. She helps blind people cross the street, plays matchmaker in the… Continue reading Film review: Amelie