The Best Films of 2013

It may be January 16th today, but I am still reading the January issue of Empire, and therefore it doesn’t really feel like I’m up to date with films, so in my head, I’m right on time with a round up of 2013 blog! Amy wrote one of these a few weeks ago – you…

The break up song

I love country music. You already know this if you’re a regular reader, or even if you know me. But what most people don’t know, is that my favourite country music is born out of the darker side of love… The break-ups, the relationships falling apart. I like singing along about liars and cheaters, because…

My Three Go-To Movies

I don’t know about you, but I have certain films that I go to whatever my mood, whatever I fancy that I will always enjoy. However, when it comes to other people watching the films with me, it’s not so good, because I know pretty much the whole script. My top three go-to movies are:…

What country means to me, my love.

When posed with the question, “what is your guilty pleasure music?” a few years ago, the usual answer seemed to be “country music”. But why? Why do people feel the need to be ashamed of a love for all things country? Moreover, why does it bother me?

I am the 1%!

No, no, I’m not talking about the Occupy movement. I am certainly one of the 99% there. I recently made the decision to purchase the box set one of my favourite TV shows of last year. Hart of Dixie is a great little story about a city girl trying to make it in the country….

The top ten films I haven’t seen

I know that the title of this blog is a little bit of an oxymoron, but I recently discovered that there are a fair few films that, as a self-proclaimed film fan, I should have seen. So I will seek to rectify this in the near future (and maybe I’ll post a mini review after…

Skyfall: The Best Bond Film Yet?

The hype for the latest instalment of the Bond franchise has been beyond anything the series has seen before. Maybe it was the 4 year hiatus, or maybe it was the mild concern that the last film wasn’t exactly… great. Maybe everyone was just feeling extra patriotic after the Olympics. Who knows? But this Bond…