Category Archives: Movies

More life coaching with Hugh

Imaginary Hugh Jackman has taken time out of his busy schedule of chicken-shredding and tree-felling to help me AND a few of my long-suffering acquaintances with our issues. He’s nice like that. Dear Hugh, If I buy biscuits, I eat … Continue reading

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Life coaching with Hugh

During the Very Bad Times, I watched a lot of Hugh Jackman films. Nothing bad can happen to you when you watch a Hugh Jackman film, except The Prestige, which may cause your brain to unravel and is a massive … Continue reading

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The imagined summaries of films I’ve missed at the cinema

I love the cinema but now have one loud, squirmy reason not to go any more. (The idea of those Big Scream screenings for baby parents are odd – does anyone really have a baby that’ll sit on their lap … Continue reading

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Bleak midwinter Hugh Jackmanathon

December can, frankly, suck it. All three of us got sick, which for me was just another illness in a year of physical catastrophes, then Christmas was spent wrangling the baby in the usual manner, only slightly more pissed (us) … Continue reading

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Distracting things in Lord of the Rings

A belated happy happy new year to you! I was horribly poorly for most of December, so I spent much of our super-duper Christmas break weeping and watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy in bed. Don’t pity me; this is actually … Continue reading

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My Netflix this week: Big girls’ night in

I’ve been working crazy-long hours, so I’ve only managed to watch two things on Netflix this week. That’s still two more things than many people with actual serious adult responsibilities get to watch, so I can’t really complain.* Wednesday night alone Sliding Doors Gwyneth … Continue reading

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My Netflix this week: Lovely horses, gingerism & more

I love me some Netflix, and always have several movies or shows on the go that I watch in short snatches throughout the week. Some would say this is a lunatic way to use Netflix, and in many ways I’d … Continue reading

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