Why 2015 will be a spectacular year

2015 is here guys! We’re all probably looking for holidays, short breaks and just nice things to do for the rest of the year to keep us smiling. This year has some great things in store for us Old Hollywood lovers. There’s also some marvellous stuff in store for all film, fashion and art lovers.

To give you a taste we’re going to run down what we’re looking forward to in 2015… Obviously not everything is here yet, some exciting things will pop up later this year.

Film/ Stage

I’m looking forward to Into The Woods. A mash up of fairytales, songs and an all star cast featuring Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Johnny Depp and James Corden the film is sure to be a hit. Anna Kendrick also returns in Pitch Perfect 2 later in the year.

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Katharine Hepburn at BFI Southbank are holding a month katharine-hepburn-portrait-001-00n-7xkof this brilliantly talented woman’s work. I was very excited when I found out about this! Films range from The Philadelphia Story and Adam’s Rib to A Woman Rebels and Stage Door with everything in-between. For the full list visit BFI You can also buy tickets here if you really, really need to. I might even see some of you there.

February also brings the Fifty Shades of Grey film which I hear millions of women are super excited for. Based on the book of the same name it features the very wonderful looking Jamie Dornan. With an 18 rating it’s definitely for the adult audiences. Prepare for sexiness, stalking, no romance, kinky fuckery and a very controlling rich man. It’s due out in the UK on 13th February with tickets available now from most cinemas.

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2015 sees a brilliant treat from director Maria Friedman who is bringing High Society to the London stage. Old Vic is going to be holding this swellegant, elegant party which will be kicking off on 30th April. As of yet no cast as been confirmed, can’t be long to wait though! Tickets are available here

Two films I probably don’t need to mention, but I’ll refresh your memories, are The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man. Both look like sure hits this year.

Big Hero 6 is worth a mention for an animated film…

Exhibitions

V&A host a stunning looking exhibition of the late, great Alexander McQueen’s work and creative brilliance. Savage Beauty runs from 14th March to 19th July and will be well worth a visit as it’s the largest collection looking back at McQueen’s work in Europe.

Fans of Audrey Hepburn will be flocking to National Portrait Gallery this summer to see their Portrait of an Icon exhibition. NPG have a range of photographic portraits spanning Hepburn’s life. These include fashion, film and philanthropic based photos from a range of photographers.

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TV

There’s probably to much happening with TV shows to mention here but here’s a few that caught my eye and/or I enjoy watching.

Supernatural is celebrating it’s 10th birthday this year. It doesn’t feel like two minutes since we met demon hunter brothers Sam and Dean Winchester. Here’s to many more years on TV hunting demons, saving us from apocalypses, getting trapped in hell and singing and dancing for us.

 

Police show Blue Bloods reached it’s 100th show on 9th January. No small feat with the way shows get cut and cancelled these days. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic also celebrates it’s 100th episode later this year when season 5 airs.

37871045I’m excited to see Rizzoli & Isles return for Season 6 and Bitten for Season 2. Both are shows based on books so it’ll be interesting to see which direction they go in. A lot has happened in both series that’s nowhere close to the book so we can’t guess what’s going to happen next.

2015 seems to be Marvel’s year. New comics, Age of Ultron film and the premiere of the tv series Agent Carter. This started in US last week and I’m quite impressed with it. I’m so glad Hayley Atwell as stayed on as Agent Peggy Carter and remains kick ass and a true role model to women.

As shows begin others unfortunately end. This year sees Lost Girl end on season 5. I’ll be sad to see this sexy succubus go but I’m glad we get a proper ending especially after the ending we got on season 4. Bo, Kenzie, Lauren and Dyson we’ll miss you guys!

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We’ll keep you updated throughout the year on these and many more happenings in the world of movies, tv and exhibitions. Until then enjoy the vast array of spectacular big and indie films out this year and keep your eyes peeled for other great ways to pass the hours.

Late Night Ramblings of a Girl Who Cannot Sleep.

EP19-Duvet-DayWell it’s 01.00 here in the UK and I’m bored and not sleepy. My MacBook and me are sat cuddled in a duvet in a dark room because it’s suddenly gone chilly. I was still at work 2 hours ago.

I’ve watched Invader ZIM and Blood Ties and am currently debating whether to put on the new episode of Rizzoli & Isles. Maybe I should.

There is a reason to this blog post. I just feel like making you all less tired so you’ll all stay awake with me. You never know it could work. Yeah right.

Here we go. I like to read and has you know sometimes write about books on here. I use Goodreads everyday and review books on there and was seriously thinking of putting the reviews on here, even if just to post them when me and Cat are busy. Or do I create a different blog just for books? Now my main reason for combing it on here is because we write about the weird and wonderful and the genres of books I read aren’t exactly your mainstream top seller books.

Cat’s unsure and won’t post as much as me because even though she IS A PUBLISHED AUTHOR she’s adamant she doesn’t read much. Strange child.averyaster_sidebar200x400_badge

Anyways the reason I’m seriously thinking of these life changing decisions is that I’ve just received the ARC for book 2, Unscrupulous, of The Manhattanites series by Avery Aster. She’s a fantastic author who writes books that are funny, sexy, adventurous and in some strange aspects realistic. So I’m excited to review the book and wanted to really push the book and others out there.

Well that’s my ramblings coming to a dead end. Literally dead… my MacBook is warning theres 3% power left and I can’t find my charger in the dark. I have however found some granola type bars. Might as well get reading.

It won’t surprise me if there are more of these late night style epiphanies/ ramblings in the future. Just a gentle warning.

Night folks!