Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a movie based on a book with the same name written by Ransom Riggs. This fantasy film was directed by Tim Burton. The plot is about Jake (Asa Butterfield), who found is grandfather (Terence Stamp) dying in the woods without eyes. He told his grandson that he needs to find the bird from his stories, who will tell him everything about his life. Jake and his father travel to Wales and Jake searches for the children’s home where his Granddad lived, but finds it destroyed. As he approaches the house, he meets the children, who take him to September 3, 1943. He learns a lot about this new discovered world, but also faces trouble and danger and realizes that he is not a normal child. Continue reading


The Danish Girl

I’ve just finished watching The Danish Girl, directed by Tom Hooper. The movie is about Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), who is an popular artist. His wife Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) asks him one day to help her out on a portrait she is doing for a female model. In order to do so Einar needs to wear a dress. This action reveals that he identifies himself with a woman and not a man. From now on she calls herself Lili. A hard journey begins with a lot ups and downs. All this is based on a real story. Continue reading

Footloose (2011)

Footloose is one of my favorite movies of all time! It is a remake of the 1984 version of the movie with the same name. To be honest, I’ve never watched the older version but I hope some day I’ll get to watch it. Footloose is an American musical dance film and got its name from the song Footloose by Kenny Loggins (a cover of this song by Blake Shelton is used in the 2011 movie). Continue reading

The Jungle Book (2016)

A few days ago I watched The Jungle Book, an american fantasy adventure movie. It’s a live acting movie inspired from Disney’s The Jungle Book (1967) and based on Rudyard Kipling’s stories.

The movie is about the human boy Mowgli (Neel Sethi) who is raised by wolfs in the jungle. There he makes a lot of new friends throughout the whole jungle but also some enemies. One day Shere Kahn (voiced by Idris Elba), a tiger who wants to kill Mowgli and abuses the rules of the jungle. With the help of his wolf-family and his friends Bagheera (voiced by Ben Kingsley) and Baloo (voiced by Bill Murray) Mowgli tries to escape the jungle and go back to the human village. As nearly everyone knows the story of Mowgli we all know that this is not going to happen how it was wished! Continue reading