Faces (1968) — Movies Unchained

Faces tells the tales of a deteriorating marriage and portrays the intersecting stories of two people coming to terms with their newly-found independence. Richard (John Marley) is a successful businessman who requests a divorce from his wife, with the final blow to their already-fragile marriage being his encounter with Jeannie (Gena Rowlands), who may or […]

Faces (1968) — Movies Unchained

The Nanny Diaries (2007) — Movies Unchained

Annie (Scarlett Johansson) has just graduated college, where she was pursuing a degree in Anthropology, a subject that she was always passionate about, as evident in her fascination with the people around her and how the world is composed of many different intersecting lives. However, her prospects for the future are not as bright as […]

The Nanny Diaries (2007) — Movies Unchained

Emma (2020) — Movies Unchained

Literary adaptations come in many different forms – there are those that remain very close to the source material, and those that update it, whether contemporizing it or just extracting a few general themes and infusing them into a more loosely-structured version of the story. Occasionally, there are adaptations that somehow manage to do both […]

Emma (2020) — Movies Unchained

Spirited Away (2001) — Movies Unchained

I’d like to break from decorum for just a moment and speak on a personal note. This review is one that I have been anxiously awaiting to write for a while now. For those of you who have followed me for a while, you’ll know that I normally commemorate milestone reviews with films that are […]

Spirited Away (2001) — Movies Unchained

Barbarella (1968) — Movies Unchained

“Decrucify the angel, or else I’ll melt your face!” I’m not sure why Barbarella exists, but I am so glad it does. Roger Vadim, never quite considered the authority on niche subjects like “subtlety”, “decency” or “logical storytelling”, managed to make a film that somehow went from nothing more than a cheap exploitation film about […]

Barbarella (1968) — Movies Unchained

The Lion in Winter (1968) — Movies Unchained

Henry II (Peter O’Toole) rules over England and the many colonies and territories that form part of his kingdom. However, the broader issues of his empire are not his concern at the moment, but rather a more pressing issue is at hand – the arrival of the young French king (Timothy Dalton) puts Henry in […]

The Lion in Winter (1968) — Movies Unchained

Oliver! (1968) — Movies Unchained

Like any art form, cinema tends to oscillate between trends, with new ideas replacing the old, which subsequently go out of fashion, and either resurface as loving throwbacks to the past or disappearing completely, being remnants of a past era, where the popularity of that genre or set of conventions can never be fully replicated […]

Oliver! (1968) — Movies Unchained

Funny not funny — Popsicle Society

Hello my dear readers, And finally weekend is here. It was an awful week, actually if I think about it, this year so far started not really in a good way…hopefully moving forward the situation will go back to ‘normal’. In the meantime, I need some distraction so…🥂 Currently we’ve reached 67 cases of coronavirus […]

Funny not funny — Popsicle Society

Funny Inspirational Quotes — lifesfinewhine

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