Bridge of Spies

photo source: facebook.com/bridgeofspies Bridge of Spies is the latest movie with Steven Spielberg behind the camera in the director chair, and Tom Hanks in front of it. It’s a movie masterpiece, like I haven’t seen in a good few years. The story has you on the edge of your seat, even more so if you keep in mind that it is based on true events. Which, to me, is an important point: it is based on true events, which means obviously that some creative liberties were taken – it isn’t a documentary or a reconstruction after all. Bridge of Spies…

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Best of Instagram #2

Instagram has been my favourite way of expressing my creativity, be it through selfies, outfit photos, or different makeup, style or desk layouts. I love it as a way to brighten up my day through looking at my favourite instagrammers’ photos. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing my favourite Instagram accounts with you – most of them are French or based in Paris, but what they all have in common are beautiful photos that always inspire me and make me smile. O Instagram tem sido o melhor veículo para eu expressar a minha criatividade, seja através de selfies, fotos dos…

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Joy

photo source: facebook.com/joymovieUK As I mentioned in my Creed post, there are two exceptions to the Oscar Movie Challenge this year. This is the second. Joy is the most recent film written and directed by David O. Russell, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper. In other words, the fab four responsible for one of my favourite movies of all time, Silver Linings Playbook. Como referi no meu post sobre Creed, há duas excepções no meu Desafio de filmes dos Oscars 2016. Esta é a segunda. Joy é o mais recente filme escrito e realizado por David O. Russell,…

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Learning new languages // Aprender novas línguas

I’ve often been asked by my friends how it is I speak or at least understand a fair few foreign languages. So I thought it would be a good idea to share my experience in learning and practicing foreign languages with you! Os meus amigos já me perguntaram algumas vezes como é que eu falo ou pelo menos percebo algumas línguas estrangeiras. Então pensei partilhar aqui a minha experiência de aprender e praticar novos idiomas. Having been born in Portugal, my mother tongue is Portuguese, which is a language that derives from latin and as such as many similarities to…

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Creed

photo source: facebook.com/creedmovie Movie award season is in full swing and with it my 2016 Oscar Movie challenge. Now, although this usually only includes films nominated for Best Picture, I am making two exceptions, today’s post being the first one. Creed is the new film based on the Rocky saga, created by Sylvester Stallone way back in 1976, that is 40 years ago. This new film comes from the hand of Ryan Coogler who directed the critically acclaimed Fruitvale Station back in 2013 and picks the Rocky story from the perspective of a new character, played by Michael B. Jordan.…

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