Filmme Fatale: Agatha Christie

The Reigning Queen of Crime You’ve most likely witnessed first-hand the mass hysteria of groundbreaking author, J.K. Rowling. You’ve seen the infamous Romance novels by Danielle Steel & Barbara Cartland on your mother’s, aunts and grandmother’s bookshelves. But there is another female author that has made such a deep impact on the world, she has…

Murder on the Orient Express Review

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express portrayed by David Suchet, tells the story of Hercule Poirot, the Belgian super-detective famous for his meticulous and unfailing process of solving crimes with order and method. But this time, he is faced with his most challenging mystery. As he travels first-class on the Orient Express from Istanbul to England…

Lady Bird Review

Lady Bird (2017) Written and Directed by Greta Gerwig When Lady Bird said Sacramento is the Midwest of California, I felt that. Not because I harness the sentiment now, but I did during my teen years and all through college. It seemed to be a place where I assumed my soul would die. Lady Bird…

Favorite Scenes – Out of Practice

Out of Practice – Casino Royale, 2006 In this scene, James Bond (Daniel Craig) challenges the loyalty of Solange Dimitrious (Caterina Murino) to her husband, a big player in the Le Chiffre organization, with his seductive powers. After having beat Alex Dimitrios (Simon Abkarian) in a game of poker, he circles around the villa in…

Weekend Watch

Casablanca Movie Trailer Available to stream on HBO Max Perry Mason TV Show Trailer Available to stream on HBO Max Emma (2020) Movie Trailer Available to rent on Amazon Prime Video The Tax Collector Movie Trailer Available to rent on Amazon Prime Video To Catch a Thief Trailer Available to stream on Amazon Prime Video…

Filmme Fatale – Lindy Hemming

When I was writing my review for Casino Royale, I remember being especially enamored by the wardrobe. I’ve always believed costumes were just as equally important aspects of movies as casting and cinematography. From the moment I saw Casino Royale, I always loved the pink dress worn by Caterina Murino, as well as how Daniel…

Favorite Scenes – The Look of Love

The Look of Love – Casino Royale, 1967 Ursula Andress, known for her breakthrough role as the first Bond Girl (Honey Ryder) in Dr. No, plays Vesper Lynd here in the unofficial parody Casino Royale released in 1967. Here, she seduces Evelyn Tremble (Peter Sellers) into challenging Le Chiffre in a grand poker game as…

Casino Royale Review

Casino Royale (2006) Written by Ian Fleming | Directed by Martin Campbell Summary – Part I: The Story Casino Royale tells the story of Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), an Albanian mathematical genius and chess prodigy turned shady personal banker, that funds terrorist and rebel groups for a heavy profit by investing their money into stocks….