The Sound of Music (1965)

  Why I’m sixteen, what’s such a baby about that? Robert Wise directs this iconic musical based on the 1959 Broadway adaptation. Its one of those films that everyone has watched at least once, particularly at Christmas time. Maria (played by the amazing Julie Andrews) is a young woman training to be a nun in… Continue reading The Sound of Music (1965)

Breakfast at Tiffanys (1961)

‘I want to be me when I wake up and have breakfast at Tiffanys’ Blake Edwards directs this romantic comedy based on the book of the same name by Truman Capote.  Holly Golightly (played by the fabulous Audrey Hepburn), is the party girl (and often interpreted as ‘a call girl’ ) who moves into the… Continue reading Breakfast at Tiffanys (1961)

Great Expectations (1946)

I have come back Miss Havisham, i have come back, to let in the sunlight! The legendary  David Lean directs this British adaptation  of Charles Dickens’ novel of the same name. Having recently written a dissertation about the relationship between the two female characters Miss Havisham and Estella, I write this particular  blog post in… Continue reading Great Expectations (1946)