Word for Word – Laurie Lisle

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"This is a memoir about living a writing life - wanting to be a writer, becoming a writer, and being a writer - as acts of self-expression, self-assertion, and womanly survival." If I'm honest - and I usually am 😉 - I have very little idea of who Laurie Lisle is, which may not seem … Continue reading Word for Word – Laurie Lisle

The Fabelmans (2022)

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Meet the Fabelmans - a slightly sanitised, rose-tinted-glasses version of director Steven Spielberg's family and young life. We start with young Sammy encountering the spectacle of the cinema for the first time, and watch it develop into an obsession - largely sparked by a need for control over nightmares. The movie will show young Stev- … Continue reading The Fabelmans (2022)

Elvis (2022)

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Elvis Presley. The 'King' of rock and roll. A very deserved soubriquet, he had talent and looks - and a tragic story. Definitely ripe for a huge blockbuster movie! My interest in this film was admittedly a little more Baz Luhrmann than the King himself; Elvis was before my time, really. But you can't argue … Continue reading Elvis (2022)