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Almost Famous (2000) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Almost Famous (2000) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Stillwater, an early 70′s rock band, has the sound and the look and Rolling Stone Magazine assigns teen William Miller to their story. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime for the teen as he hits the road with his favourite band and discovers the price of fame, the value of family and the limits of...
Snowpiercer (2013) Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Snowpiercer (2013) Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: Set in 2031, the entire world is frozen except for those aboard the Snowpiercer. For 17 years, the world’s survivors are on a train hurtling around the globe creating their own economy and class system. Led by Curtis, a group of lower-class citizens living in squalor at the back of the train are determined to...
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune – all...
Bad Santa (2003) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Bad Santa (2003) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot. Trivia: Billy Bob Thornton admitted that he was genuinely intoxicated during the filming. Click Here To Watch
Life in Japan

Life in Japan

 
Tokyo Travels

Tokyo Travels

After nearly three months in Japan, I finally got to go to Tokyo this past week and it surpassed every expectation that I had of it! On Wednesday I had a staff meeting over in Sendai and so with the group I was going with, we decided that we would get the night-bus down to...
Getting Settled In Japan

Getting Settled In Japan

As of today I’ve been in Japan for 6 weeks and my actual apartment for 3 of those weeks. I began by training in Nagoya, which is one of the largest cities in Japan, located a little south of the middle of the country. It was a great area with lots to do and I...
My First Few Days In Japan

My First Few Days In Japan

At the time of writing I have been in Japan for about 4 days and I figured I’d write about my initial experience here as I have no internet in my apartment and I’m trying to take things easy this weekend before training starts. On Monday morning I left London, heading for Nagoya, Japan –...
My Move to Japan

My Move to Japan

As many of you now know, I was recently offered a job teaching English to children in Japan. It is something that I am incredibly excited about and so I thought it would be a good idea to write about  what led me to the decision, as well as what I hope to gain out...
The Breakfast Club (1985) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

The Breakfast Club (1985) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: They were five students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7 a.m., they had nothing to say, but by 4 p.m., they had bared their souls to each other and become good friends. To the outside world they were simply a Brain, an Athlete,...
Arrested Development - Season 4 Review

Arrested Development – Season 4 Review

Cancelled for 7 years, Arrested Development finally returned to Netflix for its fourth season last Sunday, a day that fans feared would never truly come. We had been promised the return of the Bluths in the form of a movie for a very long time, only to be let down by each bit of new...
Clueless (1995) - Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Clueless (1995) – Netflix Instant Recommendation of the Day

Synopsis: A parody of Jane Austen’s novel Emma, Cher Horowitz and her friend Dionne, two of the most popular sophomores in school, play matchmakers for two teachers. Inspired by their success, Cher takes under her wing Tai, a “clueless” transfer student. While trying to make an advantageous match for Tai, Cher attempts to find a boyfriend of...