Inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener, The Danish Girl is a stunning film written for the screen by Lucinda Coxon and directed by Tom Hooper. The film is based on the incredible true story of Lili Elbe, who was one of the first known people to undergo sex reassignment surgery. It… Continue reading THE DANISH GIRL


Testament of Youth, based on a memoir of the same name, follows a strong young woman bound for Oxford, who abandons her studies to become a nurse in the First World War. The story is one of love and loss, and Alicia Vikander is absolutely stunning as “Vera Brittain.” Directed by James Kent. Screenplay by Juliette Towhidi.… Continue reading TESTAMENT OF YOUTH


Joe Wright’s new film Anna Karenina is based on a very long novel by Count Leo Tolstoy that has been adapted for the screen several times already, but never better. Set in Imperial Russia in 1874, Anna Karenina is about two women: Anna, a 27 year old woman married to a much older man, and… Continue reading ANNA KARENINA