Why I’m Ecstatic That Emma Watson is the New Belle


A lot of time, your dream cast for a well known role rarely works in your favor, but there are those special moments when it seems like the moon and stars collide and one inspirational human gets cast as one inspirational female character, and such was it with the announcement that Emma Watson will be playing Belle in Disney’s new live action Beauty and the Beast.

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Top 5 Female RomCom Role Models

You don’t have to look far to find the criticism against female heroines such as Bella Swan or Anastasia Steele, and I find myself agreeing with a lot of the arguments. Even though books and films such as Twilight and 50 Shades of Grey are entertaining to the masses, they are still influencing young women that indulge in them. 

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Top 5 Teen Movies

MV5BMTI4MzU5OTc2MF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTYwNzQxMjc5._V1_SY475_SX334_I have an undeniable love for teen movies, I don’t care how many people tell me how shallow they are or how it provides no intellectual stimulation, it has catchy lines, hot people and adorable clothes, and many times an important lesson. This top 5, I list my favorites, the ones that I just can’t stop watching, that could cheer me up on the darkest of days and continues to steal my heart. There are many many more that I adore, and perhaps I will revisit this list again, but right now,  these are the 5 that stand out astimeless classics:


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Movie Time: My Week With Marilyn

Marilyn MonroeMy obsession with 1950s cinema means that her face is everywhere that I look, I have two framed pictures of her (another one is in need of reframing, due to my tendency of standing on pictures and breaking glass, and yet another one is housed in a separate room in our house due to wall space in my room being limited), I have MM mug, a cosmetic bag, a pocket mirror etc.

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