Category Archive: Film & TV

An old school beauty lesson

I came across this video on YouTube today (from glamourdaze) and thoroughly enjoyed it – it’s amazing to see just how make up was applied in the days before foundation! Historical curiosities aside,… Continue reading

Downton chic in season 3, episode 2

First look at Elizabeth Taylor TV biopic “Liz & Dick”

The poster and trailer for the upcoming biopic on Elizabeth Taylor are out, and I’m glad to see that the diamonds are BIG. With jet black hair, violet eyes and bright red lips, Lindsay… Continue reading

Catch up with Downton Abbey online

Don’t forget that if you missed Sunday night’s episode, you can catch up online with ITV Player. Also, if you’re currently in the States and are patiently waiting until season three hits your… Continue reading

Downton chic in season 3, episode 1

Last night brought us the long-awaited return to Downton Abbey, and what an episode it was! The roaring twenties seem to be smiling upon the Crawley family, with their new wardrobes and haircuts,… Continue reading

First Look at Shirley MacLaine in Downton Abbey

Series 3 of Downton Abbey looks like it’s going to be a good one. Will they be able to get Mr Bates off the death penalty? Will Lady Mary marry Matthew? Will the… Continue reading

H. M., the Ultimate Bond Girl

Last night’s Olympic opening ceremony showcased everything British (plus a few other things, too), and would not have been complete without a certain Mr Bond. 007 took the time out of his busy… Continue reading

TIME’s Review of The Dark Knight Rises: To the Depths, to the Heights

A wonderful, thoughtful and exciting review of the final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. Be warned, there are a few spoilers in this review (but they’re only tiny ones – if… Continue reading

Snow White and the Huntsman Trailer

The full trailer for Snow White and the Huntsman is now out, and it looks like an exciting turn away from previous glitzy movies on the Snow White myth: this is no fairytale,… Continue reading