FEEL GOOD MOVIES: SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

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The ultimate feel good movie and my personal number one to go cure for any sort of sadness.I don’t think there is anyone in this world who has seen this classic and finished it without a smile on their face. Gene Kelly’s happy dancing and title song makes this movie one of the best of the 40’s/ 50’s musical era, and remains one of the best musicals today. I have no words for how amazing it is. Shame on you if you haven’t seen it. And if you have, shame on you for not watching it again for the billionth time. 

OUTLANDER

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Historical? Check. Time travel? Check. Scotland? Check. Dashing hunky hero? Check. Awesomeness of the photo above? Check.

This pretty much sums up all the reasons as to why I am currently obsessing over Starz’s new show Outlander based on the much loved series by Diana Gabaldon. I must admit I never read the books, however the audiobook kept me awake most nights, fangirling over the dashing Scot Jamie Fraser! Expect some pretty explicit scenes from this tv show…. don’t be fooled by the rom com factor… Outlander has been named the ‘Feminist answer to Game of Thrones’ which was an obvious reason for me to go crazy over it. Worth watching if you love history/time travel, but also worth watching if you’re not! Jamie Fraser is a reason alone to be dying for the next episode.

DA VINCI’S DEMONS

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Just started this a few days ago after recommendation from my dad! And IT’S SO GOOD. At first I feared the whole thing would be rather cheesy….Americans trying to glamour up the famous Leonardo Da Vinci by casting good looking fella Tom Riley. But it seems I’m not too bothered anymore ;) I’m also a GREAT history fan, so this is something you should definetley watch if you’re interested in Renaissance Italy.  

ANNIE HALL – FINALLY WATCHED IT

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What! You’re a Woody Allen fan and YOU’VE NEVER SEEN ANNIE HALL?! WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!

Yes I know…I really should be ashamed of myself. I don’t know what it was, I just never was in the mood for this one. It never felt right when I sat down and hesitated over the choice of watching this. But don’t fear people… I WATCHED IT. AND IT WAS AMAZING.

It’s quick wit humour makes this movie so easy to fall in love with. Even with Allen’s opening monologue I was already craving the next one and a half hours of the story of Woody Allen’s babbling character Alvy Singer falling in love with the one and only Diane Keaton as the title character. Both stars are so believable as their characters, at times it felt like it was a documentary about simple love. That’s the main thing I LOVED about Annie Hall. It’s humourous but oh so raw and real. So honest about falling in and out of love, without the cliched lines and Hollywood spin.

So if you haven’t done so yet, watch this gem. Don’t wait and regret watching it earlier like I did. 

Colin Farrell in talks for ‘True Detective’ season 2

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addictpopcorn:

WHAT?! (dream come trueeee) :D

Originally posted on Inside TV:

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Colin Farrell could be the new star of HBO’s True Detective.

The Irish actor (Fright Night, In Bruges) has been in talks for the role. We’ve been sitting on this news waiting for the deal to close, but as another outlet broke ranks and posted, we’re joining the inevitable online chorus despite the situation still being uncertain. So keep in mind there is no deal at this time as sources say the actor has not accepted HBO’s current offer. But as of today, Farrell is definitely in the mix and considered the most likely lead name to join the acclaimed drama.

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