Have I told you that I’ve been reading Wolf Hall for a second time in parallel? It’s been great fun, and this is really some overdose that would never kill you, but instead nourish you 🙂 And, every time I see an episode, I am just fascinated by Peter Straughan’s adaptation: The script is wonderfully condensed with most of the conversation coming directly from Hilary Mantel’s pen. What a good feeling it is to hear some of the BEST lines I have ever read coming out of Mark Rylance or Damian Lewis’ mouth. Pure brilliance. Continue reading “Wolf Hall Episode 4: The Devil’s Spit”
Ladies and Gentlemen, Queen of the Desert has finally arrived!
Queen of the Desert, the highly anticipated biopic about Gertrude Bell, a historian, novelist and member of the British Secret Service, directed by Werner Herzog, and starring Nicole Kidman, Damian Lewis, James Franco and Robert Pattinson has arrived at Berlinale 2015 complete with a photo shoot, press screening followed by a press conference with some FUN moments and, of course, the Red Carpet. We were extremely lucky to be able to see both the Press Conference and the Red Carpet LIVE on the festival website. That’s what I call public service 🙂 You can now watch the Press Conference and the Red Carpet here. Thank you, Berlinale! Continue reading “TOP Damian Lewis moments at Berlinale 2015”
As much as Wolf Hall is this smart, dark political drama, Episode 3 is probably the happiest episode in the series. Henry, Anne and Thomas all get what they have wanted for a long, long time… “Anna Regina” has HOPE — in particular, the hope of the male heir that the King has long been obsessed with…
Well, let’s start with Henry. The King wants… well, Anne! He has desired her for years! “I’ve known passion, Cromwell,” he says as they look at “Anselma” together, which he sends to Austin Friars as a gift later. “With Anne. I shake, do you understand, I shake.” Continue reading “Wolf Hall Episode 3: “Anna Regina””