Month: December 2018

Christmas Movie Advent- Tim Burton’s A Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

“But once a calamity ever so great occurredWhen two Holidays met by mistake.” Length: 1Hr 16About: The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the “real world.”…

Jack Loves Rosie Blog Tour- Important Journeys

Rosie Loves Jack by Mal Darbon is one of my favourite reads of 2018. It hooked me from the first page and reduced me to tears by the delightful ending. It is my absolute pleasure to be part of this blog tour, telling you…

Christmas Film Advent- Christmas Carol (1951)

“There’s more gravy than grave about you” Length: 1 Hr 27About: Crotchety Victorian businessman Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) has no use for festivity, even at Christmas. After resentfully allowing timid clerk Bob Cratchit (Mervyn Johns) to have the holiday to spend with his loving wife…

The Christmas Film Advent- a rundown

A few people have been asking for a list of my up coming festive watches. Some, you will see, I’ve already missed. I’m hoping to fit them in at some point. Is there anything you’re surprised to see missing? What are you expecting to…

Christmas Film Advent- Holiday Affair (1949)

“Quit hanging onto something you’ve lost.” Watching from DVD Length: 1Hr 27 About: Charming seasonal clerk Steve Mason (Robert Mitchum) catches beautiful Connie Ennis (Janet Leigh) in a fraudulent shopping scheme during the busy Christmas rush. But when he discovers that Ennis is a…

Robin Hood

Release date: 21.11.2018Length: 1Hr 56 About:Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) a war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander (Jamie Foxx) mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance….

Christmas Film Advent- Love Actually (2003)

“This is shit, isn’t it?”“Aye, solid gold shit…” Watching from DVDLength: 2Hr 15 Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.  The…

Christmas Movie Advent- Arthur Christmas (2011)

“Santa, we know we shouldn’t believe rumours, but we do.” Watching on NetflixLength: 1Hr 37 Santa’s clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with St. Nick’s father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours….

Christmas Movie Advent- Nativity (2009)

“It’s the Nativity, you can’t look cool.” Watching on NetflixLength: 1Hr45 A primary school teacher, who was once a failed actor in a former career, is given the task of directing the school’s Nativity play, which doesn’t have a positive track record. Attitudes change…