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ROYALTY: Monaco royal family news

 

UPDATE: 

  • Princess Charlene is pregnant with twins (E Online).
  • Gucci celebrates the launch of their new cosmetics line with Monaco’s Charlotte Casiraghi (Gucci)
  • Pauline Ducruet, also of the Monaco princely family, is Lancaster’s new Ambassadress in Asia (PRNewsWire)

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LUSCIOUS MOVIES AND TV SHOWS: A summary of our Luscious posts

Luscious at the movies

 

This weekend on our Facebook page, we revisited our posts relating to luscious films and TV shows.

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LAUREN BACALL: To Have and Have Not – “You know how to whistle, don’t you, Steve?”

LUSCIOUS ICON: Lauren Bacall

 

Oh dear, another day, another sad passing.

Lauren Bacall has died, aged 89, confirmed by her son via Twitter. She was one of my icons.

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LUSCIOUS AT THE MOVIES: The “other” Saint Laurent film trailer with Gaspard Ulliel as Yves Saint Laurent

 

 Sorry, no English subtitles!

 

It’s odd seeing this trailer, having recently watched the rival 2014 Yves Saint Laurent movie starring Pierre Niney and Guillaume Gallienne, as YSL and Pierre Berge respectively. Read more about it here.

This alternate film, called simply Saint Laurent, is due for release in September. It’s co-written and directed by Bertrand Bonello, and starring Gaspard Ulliel as Yves Saint Laurent, Jérémie Renier as Pierre Bergé and Louis Garrel as Jacques de Bascher. Read more about it here.

Are you so devoted to fashion that you will see both? I know it sounds a bit silly when they look identical, but I probably will!

Natasha xx

 

 

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LUSCIOUS AT THE MOVIES: The best films set in Asia

Best Asian cinema - top movies set in Asia

Needing a dose of Asian cinema, or films set in Asia? Check out our top picks, in random order…

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MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: The soundtrack to The Book Thief by John Williams

 

 

 

THE BOOK THIEF: We’ve been playing this soundtrack a LOT at Chez Luscious – it’s simply divine. Thanks to John Williams for composing such a beautiful score.

Do make sure you read the book by Markus Zusak and see the film, directed by Brian Percival and starring Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, and Sophie Nélisse. It’s very touching.

Why not play this in the background as you scroll through the rest of the Luscious website?

Natasha xx

 

 

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LUSCIOUS AT THE MOVIES: Christmas-related films, made-for-TV movies and TV specials

Best Christmas films - It's a Wonderful Life

Trying to get into the Christmas spirit? Then you might like these films, made-for-TV movies, and TV specials which includes some aspect of Christmas…

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ROYALTY: Films about royalty

If you’re a lover of film, royalty and history, this is the list for you. We’ve got over 130 films and TV series related to royalty, both real and fictional…

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MUSIC TO SCROLL BY: The Holiday soundtrack – Hans Zimmer – Maestro

The Holiday - film and soundtrack

We play music from a lot of soundtracks in our home – Mr Luscious is very savvy at pulling out the best tracks from the most popular to the most obscure films.

This opening track from the 2006 film The Holiday starring Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law and Jack Black is always a winner with me: it stars slowly and develops into a bubbling, happy point which never fails to inspire me…

 

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Luscious at the movies: Films about having a baby

Continuing on with our baby theme, here are some movies about having a baby and being a parent which might entertain you…

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