Movie Mania: Annabell

Halloween’s just around the corner so I thought I’d share y thoughts on a horror movie I saw recently. This 2014 movie is the prequel to “The Conjuring”. So far I haven’t seen this film but it’s on my list ;)



The Plot:

A young couple is expecting their first child. But in the middle of the night the hear screams. Their neighbours are dead. Within the blink of an eye the intruders are in their home and try to kill mother and child. They are saved but this is only were the trouble starts. Infestations of several kinds threaten the young mother… Continue reading

Chillin’ on the Couch with my Remote: Sex and the City

It’s been a while since I’ve watched Sex and the City the last time but recently I started thinking about it. Read on to find out what came to my mind =)



The Plot:

We follow the four friends Samantha, Carrie, Charlotte and Miranda. They all are successful women but as different as can be. The show mostly focuses on their love life.


The Rating:

When I recently recapitulated on SATC something started bothering me. Continue reading

Chillin’ on the Couch with my Remote: American Horror Story – Freak Show

I recently watched the first two episode of “Freak Show”, the latest AHS season. It will consist of 13 episodes, 11 of them will air within the next weeks.



The Plot:

This season is set in 1952. A Freak Show puts up its tents in Florida. The members struggle to survive and Elsa Mars, the leader of the show, tries hard to make ends meet. She finds the siamese twins Dot and Bette and recruits them. Continue reading

Movie Mania: The Great Dictator

Last Thursday I went to one of Vienna’s cosy old cinemas. In the course of a Jewish film festival they showed “The Great Dictator” a movie I hadn’t seen so far but always wanted to watch. Charlie Chaplin created a satirical political comedy drama parodying the events of the second World War.

The Plot:

A Jewish Barber who fights in the first World War is injured. When he is released years later he thinks no time has passed while in reality the nation of Tomainia now has a dictator Hynkel who suppresses the Jews. It takes sometime until he realises how the world has changed in his absence. Continue reading

Chillin’ on the Couch with my Remote: Orange is the New Black

I’ve heard nothing but praise for this Netflix show. So I thought it’s time to check it out. By now I’m halfway into the second season =)



The Plot:

The story follows Piper Chapman, a successful woman who has to go to jail. Years ago she once carried a suitcase full of drug money for her then girlfriend Alex who was big in the drug business. We get to know her life in prison and also how her friends and family continue life without her.


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Movie Mania: Mama

Mama is a supernatural horror movie. Produced by Guillermo del Toro this Spanish-Canadian film raised high expectations.

The Plot:

Two little girls are found in the woods. Victoria and Lilly had been in an abandoned cabin for five years. During the financial crisis their father had a break down resulting in the decision to kill his wife and later his two children and commit suicide. Continue reading