The 5 Best Series Like Little Things
# 1: The Guilty Movie on Netflix
I was looking forward to Antoine Fuqua’s new movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal, from a script by Nic Pizzolatto (the screenwriter behind True Detective), and Vincent and I watched it on Netflix the day it was released, but I have to admit that I was rather disappointed. Despite Jake Gyllenhaal’s admirable performance as a tortured emergency center operator, I found the sauce didn’t really set. This film is closed-door with very few characters the majority of whom are only heard through a phone (the film was filmed during the Covid and the phone calls are real calls made by the actors from a distance) and I found that it lacked that element of anticipation and suspense that holds in suspense in a well-executed thriller.
I had a hard time really getting involved in the story and becoming attached to the main character, which also kept me from being immersed in the story. It’s not a bad movie (I don’t recommend watching it, as it is still interesting and maybe more popular with others than me), but personally, it’s not a film that I will remember. The Guilty is a remake of a 2018 Danish film of the same name that critics said was better executed and offered more suspense. It made me want to see him suddenly! And you, have you seen The Guilty?
# 2: Nina Dobrev’s house
I have told you many times about the Architectural Digest Youtube channel which I adore and which films the interiors of celebrities. Last week I loved visiting Nina Dobrev’s house, especially her cooking which I found beautiful (and original)! As I’m all about decorating right now (I was telling you about my decorating inspirations for renovating our house in this article), I’m even more a fan of this type of content than usual! I’m looking for the max possible inspirations for our renovation! The interiors that I have loved recently? David Harbor’s New York loft and Aaron Paul’s cozy home in Idaho (my dream)!
# 3: The Unknown of the Seine by Musso
Another new book by Guillaume Musso that I devoured in 24 hours! As soon as Musso comes out in a book, I curl up on my sofa with tea and read without stopping! I loved the plot of this new novel which I found very gripping, with excellent suspense that kept going well, but I admit I was quite taken aback by the end! I was turning the pages in search of the last chapter so I found the end abrupt, it’s to tell you haha! I don’t think I’m the only one who felt this way from the reviews I’ve read! This in no way detracts from the pleasure I had while reading, but I would have preferred a less hasty end! Special mention for the cover that I find magnificent! And you, have you read it?
# 4: A good restaurant address in Paris!
Vincent and I spent part of the last week in Paris and we went back to a restaurant that I like very much: Mesa, the restaurant at the Hoy hotel with my friend Emilie Griottes! The place is really very beautiful, beautifully decorated and very welcoming, with a very nice florist area at the entrance. The restaurant is 100% vegan and offers dishes that are always very original and successful! We had a blast! Check out this little iced squash seed and matcha stick! It was super good!
# 5: Back to the movies!
By far one of the things I missed most during the pandemic was going to the movies regularly. Even though watching movies at home on Netflix is fun, for me, nothing can replace a moment spent at the cinema, the atmosphere it reigns, the immersive sound and the giant screen, the experience shared with strangers in the room. room … I love it! Vincent and I went to see Dune last week (in the new gigantic Bassin à Flot cinema in Bordeaux) and we both really liked it!
I love science fiction and Denis Villeneuve is one of my favorite directors so I was pretty sure I was going to like the film, but I was a little more worried about Vincent, who is not much of a science fiction client. general. Yet he was totally won over too! Nice surprise (so I take this and I absolutely want to make him watch Star Wars that he has never seen). I did not see the 2h30 of the film pass and I have really transported elsewhere: the sets, the costumes, the characters, the plot itself … I found that everything was perfectly executed, it was a real trip! Can’t wait to see the rest now I loved the part of the movie in which Jessica Atreides recites this monologue about the fear that I found very powerful: