Throwback Thursday: ‘Cleopatra’ (1963)

Caesar (Rex Harrison) and Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor) discuss their power and wants. Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: ‘Mary Poppins’ (1964)

Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) tidies up the nursery, with the help of Jane (Karen Dotrice) and Micheal (Matthew Garber). Continue reading

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Looking At The… Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Kate Winslet & Jim Carrey in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

After viewing the 2005 film Elizabethtown, critic Nathan Rabin coined the phrase ‘Manic Pixie Dream Girl’. He described this as; “that bubbly, shallow cinematic creature that exists solely…to teach broodingly soulful young men to embrace life and its infinite mysteries and adventures.” Continue reading

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