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


Guilty pleasure–to be seen on a big screen & best in 3D–rips of big chunks of Gladiator & adds a love triangle with lovely Cassia (Emily Browning) pursued by an evil Roman (Kiefer Sutherland) while shared “meaningful glances” with a slave called “Milo the Celt” (Kit Harington). All the while, of course, Mount Vesuvius is… Continue reading POMPEII 3D