The pandemic has definitely taken its toll on our social lives and on our mental health whether we are aware of this or not. It is important every now and then to remember to take time for ourselves, sit back, relax and get lost in an enjoyable movie.
Legally Blonde tells the story of Elle Woods who has just been dumped by her boyfriend. In an effort to get back together with him, she follows him to Harvard Law School. Soon after she is taken on as an intern to help solve a murder case. In this heartfelt romantic comedy, Elle Woods is determined to show that she is much more than her looks inspiring us all to do the same and showing us that you can do anything when you put your mind to it.
This movie was is so popular a sequel was made to which a third movie is currently in the works and due for release in 2022!
No matter what age you are, Matilda is sure to please. The famous tale by Roald Dahl came to the screen in 1996 and what a triumph it was. It is a reminder to always look on the bright side and that everything will work out in the end. Matilda is an intelligent young girl with a love for reading who often goes unnoticed. When nobody respects her, she learns to use her powers to stand up for herself and outwit all those who have done her wrong.
This beloved film can be enjoyed by all the family. It was so popular that Netflix are now working on a film version of the musical Matilda with Irish actress Alisha Weir winning the title role. It is rumoured that Emma Thompson will take on the role of Ms Trunchbull. We’ll just have to wait and see.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the perfect way to brighten up your day if you are looking for a feel good romantic comedy. The movie follows Lara Jean. In the film her secret love letters accidentally get mailed out to all of the crushes she has ever had in her life. This sticky scenario winds up with her agreeing to begin fake dating one of them. This is a must – watch film and is highly entertaining. What’s more is that not only is there a second movie and a third one to enjoy as well.
You can watch To All The Boys on Netflix.
The Little Prince
This beautiful animation tells a story about a young girl growing up. She strikes up a friendship with her next-door neighbour. The old man has amazing stories to tell, each with a beautiful message of their own. This exquisite movie holds very deep themes and is highly emotional. You will not be disappointed. This film can be watched by the whole family and will manage to leave each person taking away something different.
You can watch The Little Prince on Netflix.
Princess Giselle is set to be married in the fantastical land of Andalasia when the jealous, evil queen sends her to New York. This new life in the big city is very different from her old one. Frightened and alone she wanders the streets in a desperate effort to return home. She eventually finds refuge in the apartment of a divorce lawyer and his young daughter and slowly learns to navigate this strange new world. This musical fantasy will be sure to have you singing along in no time.
The ultimate feel good movie, this film is sure to lift your mood and puts a new spin on traditional fairy tales.
You can watch Enchanted on Disney+.