AN ICON. ADORED BY MILLIONS. THE MOST FAMOUS WOMAN IN THE WORLD. WHO BECAME THE PEOPLE’S PRINCESS … DIANA. Based on Tina Brown’s bestselling biography THE DIANA CHRONICLES comes a movie based on the last two years of The Princess of Wales life. Naomi Watts play Diana, and from the trailer it looks like she […]

CARRIE is perhaps Stephen King’s most famous novel—the one that put him on the horror map. Who can forget Sissy Spacek’s chilling performance as teenage outcast Carrie White in the original 1976 film directed by Brian De Palma? The girl who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior […]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s epic love story Half Of A Yellow Sun has been adapted into a movie by the same name by Biyi Bandele. The story tells the tale of Olanna (Thandie Newton) and Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) two glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make […]

Lunch Lit today will off a Parisian selection, this lunch hour enjoy FOR THE SOUL OF FRANCE: CULTURE WARS IN THE AGE OF DREYFUS excerpt by Frederick Brown. Enjoy this excerpt of this interesting and educational read.   In the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–71, a defeated and humiliated France split into cultural factions […]

What we’ve all be eagerly awaiting!  Alexander McCall Smith’s beloved series finally brought to life on HBO, beginning Sunday, March 29th, 8pm.   Anthony Minghella (The English Patient, Cold Mountain), who died last year, directed the two-hour pilot.  Grammy-award winner, Jill Scott, plays Precious Ramotswe.  Tony award winner Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls) plays her secretary, Mma Makutsi.  […]