Monthly Archives: February 2016

El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×02 Review: The Time in His Hands

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What would you do if you had a wardrobe that travels in time? Well, I’ll tell you what the baddie of this week’s episode did: he travelled to different eras to kill women because he was traumatised by his own mother’s death at the hands of his father. Kids. Continue reading

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My Pseudo-Live Blog of War and Peace: Episode 2

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The one where my faith in the male species is completely crushed. Continue reading

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Film Review: The Revenant

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For the past couple of months, I have been worrying about one thing: Leo’s Oscar. To be precise, I have been worrying about the fact that the Academy might be about to give him the long-awaited award simply because “it’s about time” instead of having rewarded him in the past for the great performances he has given. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×01 Review: Time of Legend

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Months and months of waiting, and boy, it didn’t disappoint, did it? Us Ministéricos (“ministerics”) knew that the return of El Ministerio del Tiempo was going to be bigger and better. And sadder. Continue reading

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My Pseudo-Live Blog of War and Peace: Episode 1

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Whenever I go to the cinema back home in Spain, I am constantly talking throughout the movie. Not in an annoying way, though; my friends and I simply comment on things like “that was stupid” or “I love that costume” or “I recognise that actor from somewhere. Virginia, where have we seen this guy before?” So imagine that that is exactly what I am doing here. I’m talking to you about War and Peace as we watch it –imagine me drinking a cocktail as we speak, too. There we go! Continue reading

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Introduction to my Pseudo-Live Blog of War and Peace

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When it comes to television, there are many things I love, and these include miniseries based on books, period dramas and BBC adaptations of books written in the 19th century. Continue reading

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