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Barbarians (2020)

Germanic tribes, Roman Legionaries. Battles, Conquests, Warriors, Treason, Sacrifices. Shall I continue? “Old wolves know when the time has come to leave the pack,A mans true pride lies in being able to choose his end”. So it’s a Saturday night, I’m perusing Netflix & BAM, I come across this new historical series. Now its undoubtedly…… Continue reading Barbarians (2020)

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The English Game (2020)

Footie fan? History? Lets blend the two together & voila – We have this 6 part series written by Downtown Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. Shining light onto the origins of football. A blend of facts & fiction. The English Game brings to attention the deprivation faced by the overburdened, poorly paid workers of the cotton…… Continue reading The English Game (2020)

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Anne with an E – Season 3

As we eagerly awaited the fantastical character to emerge back on screen, Anne finally… Yes FINALLY came with a bang! Anne with an E is based on the novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, named Anne of Green Gables, depicting tales of the young orphan girl Anne Shirley. Those of you who’ve been following this ardently, know…… Continue reading Anne with an E – Season 3

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Peaky Blinders – Season 5 so far …

“On a gathering storm comesA tall handsome manIn a dusty black coat withA red right hand ” Hell yeah, after a hiatus, Cilian Murphy reprises the role of Tommy Shelby and hes back with a bang. Something seems to be troubling the gent. Starting with a traitor in the family. Michael’s calm demeanour conflicts that…… Continue reading Peaky Blinders – Season 5 so far …

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The Spanish Princess – 2019

So, how do I begin this? I’m OBSESSED with King Henry VIII & finally we have another drama based on his life. Game of thrones has officially ended mes chers so here’s something to fill the void. Do you have a keen eye for “The Tudors”? If yes, give this a shot. What does the…… Continue reading The Spanish Princess – 2019

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Mary Queen of Scots (2019) – “Are you afraid, Because our swords are not just for show.”

So lets see how this movie rolls: There’s quite a “strange” story regarding Mary Stuart the sole surviving legitimate child of King James V. Get this, she ascended to the throne at 6 days old. Talk about responsibility. It begins in the year 1561. Mary is the tender age of 19 already a widow to…… Continue reading Mary Queen of Scots (2019) – “Are you afraid, Because our swords are not just for show.”

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Les Miserables – BBC ONE

Who doesn’t adore movies & dramas depicting Les Misérables? Well BBC-ONE has brought something splendid to your screens. I’ve watched up-to ep 3 which is halfway through this new adaptation of the renown French historical novel. This is what it entails: Its June 1815, two decades have passed since the twenty years war in France.…… Continue reading Les Miserables – BBC ONE

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Operation Finale

A friend recently suggested I take a look at this film & I certainly am glad I did. If you have a keen interest in WWII history & those movies based on real life events then this is for you. Operation Finale depicts Israeli spies from the Mossad led by Peter Malkin, who worked together…… Continue reading Operation Finale

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Vanity Fair (2018)

The life of the “elites”. Champagne, parties & plenty of pomp. Is what vanity fair entails. The opening scene was brilliant. It was blimming Michael Palin. I’m sat there like hello gorgeous long time no see. “Enchanté” Michael ❤ Vanity Fair depicts typical British society for those who were born into affluent families. Ladies are…… Continue reading Vanity Fair (2018)

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To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

I heard of this cute movie from a friend & thought why not check it out. Oh my days, MY type of film. I’ve been searching months for something like this. You know that “Mean Girls” vibe & the “Perks of being a wallflower” movie genre. Yep this is like that my darlings. So, instead of…… Continue reading To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before