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Film

Who should be the next James Bond?

Earlier this year the world and its mother was going on about how Idris Elba would make an awesome James Bond - agreed! And it turns out that we are getting our first black Bond - well, for the audio books, at least. Luke and I spent a great deal of time debating who should… Continue reading Who should be the next James Bond?

Film, Lifestyle

Gifts for film buffs

Film buffs can be either incredibly easy or hugely difficult to buy for, depending on how wide they cast their film viewing net. A true film buff will admit to loving flicks from the Golden Age, 80s cheese, under-the-radar indies and Hollywood blockbusters. So prepare to cast your peepers over some pretty ask-kicking gifts for… Continue reading Gifts for film buffs

Lifestyle

Highlights of the week

There is far too much pretty on the internet to just post about one item a day, so I'm storing up loads of little nuggets for an end-of-week post. So here is what I have been coveting this week. Skirt, Yumi, £40.00, Bowls, Oliver Bonas, £14.00, Print, Pedlars, £165.00, Bra, Miss Selfridge, £20.00 Magazine rack,… Continue reading Highlights of the week

Lifestyle

Top 10 gifts for Father’s Day

Father's Day is swiftly approaching, so if you're looking to treat the old man in your life, then look no further. I've trawled through the whole of the internet so you don't have to. Whatever your budget, you're bound to find something. Under £5 You can't go wrong with a card, and this one from Not… Continue reading Top 10 gifts for Father’s Day

Film

Top 10: films of 2012

I haven't seen half the amount of films that I wanted to this year. We used to live two minutes up the road from a cinema, but in September we moved to a town where the nearest cinema was a bus or train ride away, so it became a much bigger effort. Films I've not… Continue reading Top 10: films of 2012

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Alternative Skyfall memorabilia

Wild & Wolf's Q mugs have sold out since Ben Whishaw's Q was spotted supping from one in Skyfall. I've added that and the M mug to the couple's Christmas list as the boyfriend is a tech-geek and I'm, well, I don't want to say 'the boss' because I think I'll live to regret it… Continue reading Alternative Skyfall memorabilia

Film

Film of the year: Skyfall

Yeah, that's right. Film of the year. Not day, not week, not month. Year. And it's only 31 October. I saw Skyfall on Saturday night and it has taken me until now to blog about it. I don't want to spoil it for anyone who hasn't seen it yet (have you really had better things… Continue reading Film of the year: Skyfall