Louise does Beauty and the Beast

Beautybeastposter“Who said anything about the castle being enchanted?”

The Scoop: 1991 U, directed by Kirk Wise and Gary Trousdale, starring Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson and Angela Lansbury.

Tagline: The Most Beautiful Love Story Ever Told

Summary Capsule: A real fairy tale – kind-hearted lady tames a grumpy disguised prince. Continue reading

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Louise does Before Sunrise [Before… Week]

before-sunrise-poster“Isn’t everything we do in life a way to be loved a little more?”

The Scoop: 1995 PG-13, directed by Richard Linklater and starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke.

Tagline: Can the greatest romance of your life last only one night?

Summary Capsule: Guy meets girl on a train. They spend one night together, but they know it will end come sunrise.  Continue reading

Louise does Cloud Atlas

cloud-atlas“From womb to tomb, our lives are not our own.”

The Scoop: 15 2013, directed by Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski and starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving.

Tagline: Everything is Connected.

Summary Capsule: Fifteen actors, six stories, three directors, one film. Continue reading

Louise does Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine_on_Leith“While I’m worth my room on this earth, I will be with you. As long as the chief puts sunshine on Leith, I’ll thank him for his work, for your birth, for my birth.”

The Scoop: PG 2013, directed by Dexter Fletcher and starring Jane Horrocks, Peter Mullan and Jason Flemyng.

Tagline: When it happens… there’s nothing like it.

Summary Capsule: Two soldiers and two nurses fall in and out of love singing Proclaimers tunes.

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