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  • Red Nose Day Actually

    Red Nose Day Actually

    ★★★★★

    Aurelia: “If you’re lucky, your life will be 60 percent happy. There are too many complications for anyone to get to 100%. But if you’ve got love - then sometimes it feels like 100% happiness and that’s a wonderful thing.” ❤️

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    ★★★★

    My 11 year old has been reading these books at school and wanted to see the movies so I bought him the first one for Christmas. My first time seeing it, too. It was really cute! Very magical (obviously) with great special effects. I wish these would have been out when I was young, I would have loved them! I do think it needed more Maggie Smith and Alan Rickman though.

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  • Rings on Her Fingers

    Rings on Her Fingers

    ★★★½

    Missed 10 minutes or so because I was really tired and dozed off when Henry Fonda came in. Something about his voice does that to me sometimes, I don’t know what it is. I love him though. I went back later and watched what I missed... 

    I don’t think I’ve given Gene Tierney enough notice before. I really like her! And reading up on her personal life makes me want to see all of her films. She went through a…

  • Brief Encounter

    Brief Encounter

    ★★★★★

    Laura: “Nothing lasts really, neither happiness nor despair...”

    Alec: “I love you with all my heart and soul.”
    Laura: “I want to die. If only I could die.”

    I knew in the first 2 minutes I was going to love this one. It was one of the most beautifully shot, beautifully acted films I’ve ever seen! I adore Trevor Howard, and Celia Johnson was just lovely. She reminded me of Helena Bonham Carter. And that Rachmaninov score was so heart…