A look at Six Minutes To Midnight (M)
Until we saw this movie I had no idea that an English finishing school for the daughters of high-ranking German Nazi officials existed in southern England in the late 1930s. Well, it did, in the coastal town of Bexhill-on-Sea in east Sussex.
A look at Red Joan (M)
It seems incredible in this day and age that a former Soviet spy living in retirement in a beautiful London suburban street would only be taken in for questioning half-a-century after forwarding secrets to Moscow. Continue reading
A look at Murder On The Orient Express (M)…
THERE’S no doubt Agatha Christie was the master of the classic whodunit with her murder mystery set on the 1930s luxurious train which travelled from Istanbul to Calais perhaps her most famous. Continue reading
A look at Victoria & Abdul (PG)
MOST of us who have studied history either as an academic pursuit or as a hobby in later life reckon we know a fair bit about Queen Victoria’s reign.
After all she was on the throne for 64 years with her titles ranging from Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to Empress of India so there’s plenty to study. Continue reading