5 ideas about a movie: Goodbye Christopher Robin

Hello! One of the early potential awards contenders has premiered, thus, let’s evaluate its chances. This is the review of Goodbye Christopher Robin. IMDb summary: A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne. Goodbye Christopher Robin was written by a novelist andContinue reading “5 ideas about a movie: Goodbye Christopher Robin”

Movie review: The Girl on The Train

Hello! The highly awaited adaptation of the best-selling thriller has finally reached cinemas, so let’s talk about it! This is the review of The Girl on The Train. IMDb summary: A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing person’s investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. The Girl on The Train is an adaptation of the book withContinue reading “Movie review: The Girl on The Train”

Anna Karenina: the book + the movie

Good morning! Welcome to my first ever book v. movie comparison! Yesterday I’ve finally finished Anna Karenina by XIX century Russian author Leo Tolstoy. This famous novel has been on my radar for a very long time but only last week I actually found time to read it. (My spring break was last week –Continue reading “Anna Karenina: the book + the movie”

Movie review: The Judge

Hi! As you have probably noticed, I go to a cinema at least once a week. This Thursday, I watched The Judge – comedy-drama by the director David Dobkin.  I wasn’t familiar with his work, probably because he is not that famous.  He has directed a couple of comedies, TV shows and produced many more ofContinue reading “Movie review: The Judge”

Current favorite actress: Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley is a 22 year old American actress, who started her acting career on the small screen, particularly, in an ABC family’s teen drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager. The show ran for 5 seasons from 2008 till 2013. By the end of it, it had lost a lot of fans becauseContinue reading “Current favorite actress: Shailene Woodley”

Movie review: Gone Girl + book

Hello! Last night, I went to the early screening of Gone Girl, so this is a spoiler warning, because I am going to review this highly anticipated book-turned-movie thriller. Summary: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected thatContinue reading “Movie review: Gone Girl + book”

Moomin-trolls + Tove Jansson’s 100th birthday

Hello! This Sunday, I was reading Haper’s Bazaar UK magazine’s August issue and found an article about Tove Jansson – one of my favorite authors from childhood. Tove was a Finnish novelist, painter and illustrator who was born in 1914 August. Last month, the world celebrated her 100th birthday. Tove is the most famous forContinue reading “Moomin-trolls + Tove Jansson’s 100th birthday”