Tag Archives: colin firth

July, August, September & October 2017 Favourites

Can you believe it’s November already? As it turns out, my holiday from blogging was actually quite extended! As a result, I’ve got a backlog of fun things I want to talk about, and one of those fun things is a long-awaited favourites post which covers four months of fun things I’ve enjoyed which I […]

Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, Second Movement: In Film

I don’t often write solely about music in film, but recently I watched The King’s Speech (2010) and was struck with the realisation that not only did I recognise a piece of music used towards the end, but that it was actually probably one of my favourite pieces of classical music and I didn’t even […]

Magic in the Moonlight (2014): Quick-shot review!

A quirky story about a young woman who can see into the beyond, and an older man who sets out to debunk her abilities, Magic in the Moonlight (2014) is Woody Allen’s latest romantic comedy slash drama slash neurotic insight into the ways that complicated people view the world. Really quick write-up for this one. […]

A Single Man (2009): “Sometimes awful things have their own kind of beauty.”

Written, directed, and produced by prominent fashion designer Tom Ford, A Single Man (2009) is based on the book of the same name by British author Christopher Isherwood. Set in 1962, it tells the story of George Falconer, a university professor who has recently lost his partner in a horrible car accident. We follow George (Colin Firth) […]