The legend that is Whoopi Goldberg turns 64 years old today! She stars in some of my favourite comedy films Sister Act, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Ghost and her voice work in The Lion King. Takes on the more serious roles as well, she was outstanding in The Color Purple.
My email has been filled with so many about Whoopi Goldberg starring in Sister Act the musical for only 39 days in July and August 2020.
29th July-30th August 2020
Eventim Apollo Theatre
Simba a lion cub prince is tricked by his evil Uncle Scar into thinking that he as to blame for his fathers death. This sees Simba flee into exile until he must face his destiny once he becomes an adult.
Widowed Sarah Matthews and her daughter Zora are living what seems to be a normal life. Until Zora discovers that Charlie the man she was told was her father could not be when having a blood test one day, the truth comes out that it was from a sperm donor and she wants to find her “father”.
This Monday in January is seen as being Blue Monday the most depressing day of the year, that is due to the festive period being more than over and struggling through January still waiting to be paid! Therefore I decided to put together a list of 7 feel good films which I totally love.
Isn’t escapism and being made to feel happy one of the main reasons we watch so many films? Well, it certainly is for me so I thought what better day than the most depressing of the year to think about the films that make me very happy!
When Albert’s mother is tragically killed in a car accident he must go and live with Harriet a woman he has never met but was step sister to his mother. Harriet was not prepared to have a child and struggles to adapt to her new life as Albert’s family. Something that made her come across as unkind to begin with but we need to remember that she was suffering as well not knowing what to do next.
Three very different women brought together by the strong bond of friendship helping each other deal with the worst possible situations, really showing that women can empower one another and don’t need men to do that!