What Grace and Frankie Taught Me About Life

Laptop showing Grace and Frankie, resting on a bed with fairy lights and a cup of tea in a Jack Wills mug

AD | I will recommend the series Grace and Frankie on Netflix until I’m blue in the face. Not only is it highly entertaining, insanely funny, with lovable characters and is so easy to watch, it’s also incredibly poignant, emotional at times and provides you with a lot of valuable life lessons. In case you […]

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Netflix shows to binge watch when you’re feeling low

When it comes to films and TV, I tend to be drawn towards the darker, disturbing and mind-fu*k options as opposed to the light, funny and warm choices available. I’m sure that says something about me as a person, I’m just not sure what yet… But like with books, I love a dark show that’ll […]

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Mini film reviews ft. Black Panther, Love Simon & more!

Back in March I wrote a post about things I would like to do more of this year. If you can’t be arsed to read the whole post, let me just cut to the chase and I’ve basically done none of the things I said I wanted to do in that post apart from watching […]

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Things I noticed watching Friends again in 2018

You’re probably aware of the fact that hit American TV show F.R.I.E.N.D.S (that took me so long to type omg) was added to Netflix at the beginning of this year. Everywhere you looked, people were shouting it from the rooftops. Netflix users were finally being graced with one of the most loved shows to ever […]

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Grease 40th Anniversary!

If you’re hopelessly devoted to Sandy, Danny and the Grease gang, you might be aware that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the original movie, can you believe it?! The timeless film, with the lovable characters, dream-worthy outfits and catchy as heck songs came out 40 years ago and it’s time to celebrate that, don’t […]

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Binge-worthy series for a cosy night in

I think you’ll agree with me when I say the ‘cosy night in‘ the new ‘big night out‘. I’ve been championing the ‘night in‘ since I hit my 20’s when I realised I’d much rather be in my fleecy pyjama bottoms, eating a pizza and watching my favourite shows rather than getting pushed and shoved […]

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4 Stacey Dooley documentaries you need to watch immediately

I love a documentary. From wild-life to death row to minimalism to sex robots; give me a documentary, a cup of tea and some biscuits and I will be one very happy bunny. I love learning things and finding out more about parts of the world and human nature and documentaries are the perfect way […]

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My all-time favourite shows 

I’m a keen series watcher and always have been. Most of the time I’ll prefer watching a series than a movie because I find you can get so much more invested in the characters and the story of a show compared to a film (unless it’s like 7 films long cough cough Harry Potter). There’s […]

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13 Reasons Why book & show comparison

If you saw my post last month on Why ’13 Reasons Why’ is f***cking important and you should go and watch it now you may have guessed that I really f**ing liked that show, thought it was hella important and felt the need to write an entire blog post about it. I had heard of […]

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Movies I Watched in January: Mini Reviews

I’m a huge film and TV buff and am always on the lookout for new things to watch. There’s nothing better than being immersed in a good film or show (apart from a book, of course…) and I’m into so man different genres that it’s usually quite easy for me to find a film I […]

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4 Series I’m Really Into Right Now

I go through phases with TV or Netflix shows. I’ll cram like 15,000 of them into the space of a month or I’ll go half a year without starting a single new show. There is no in-between. Right now, I am loving series, more so than films and am always on the lookout for the next […]

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Movie Review: Room (2015)

Director: Lenny Abrahamson Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Joan Allen Genre: Drama Rating: 15 Plot Summery: ‘Room’ tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5-year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted mother. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and […]

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Movie Review: Star Wars – The Force Awakens (2015)

Title: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Director: J. J Abrams Starring: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega Review: Ah… Star Wars. The long awaited next instalment of what is arguably the biggest and most popular franchise ever to grace our planet (I can almost hear the faint sound of millions of […]

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Movie Discussion: Paper Towns (2015)

It’s absolutely no secret that I am a complete and utter John Green fan girl. I worship the ground that man walks on and I’d never found books that I connected with so deeply and loved so much until I started reading his a few years ago. Naturally, I was ecstatic when I found out […]

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Movie Review: Rush (2013)

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Olivia Wilde Director: Ron Howard Rating: 15 Genre: Action, Biography, Drama Rush was released in 2013 and originally, I had absolutely no desire to see it despite the good reviews because I wasn’t interested in F1 or racing in any way. Since then, having had my eyes opened to the […]

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Movie Review: Boyhood (2014)

What it’s about: The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to 18 Genre: Drama Rating: 15 Director: Richard Linklater Starring: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Elijah Smith, Lorelei Linklater

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Movie Review: The Theory of Everything (2014)

What its about: The relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance Rating: 12a Director: James Marsh Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Emily Watson, Tom Prior

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Movie Review: If I Stay (2014)

What it’s about: Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on. Genre: Drama, Romance Rating: […]

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