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Film Review: Gravity

I’ve been seriously slacking on the blogging front lately, sorry!  I haven’t had all that much to write about, I’m afraid. I recently saw the film Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. I’d never heard of it until I … Continue reading

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Film Review: Les Miserables

It’s been ages since I wrote a film review! Last Sunday my family and I went to see the new film version of the legendary stage musical, Les Miserables. The plot is somewhat difficult to explain as it jumps forward … Continue reading

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The Creeping Spread Of Americanisms

I’m in Portugal at the moment but I wrote this a few days ago and set it to post while I’m away. Clever, right? Thanks, WordPress! The BBC recently posted an article about the increasing use of Americanisms here in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Memoirs Of A Geisha, by Arthur Golden

Having never read the book or seen the film, I was quite pleased to spot this is a second-hand book shop a few months ago. The novel tells the story of Sayuri, a successful geisha living in the Gion district … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Invention Of Lying

This film takes place in a world where no one lies. It’s part of their world – they have no word for ‘truth’ or ‘lie’ because those concepts do not exist. No one can say something which isn’t true and … Continue reading

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Kind of Awesome: Best Film Lines Video

This video has a selection of some of the best film lines ever. It’s nearly 11 minutes long but it’s an entertaining watch and I’ve seen more of them than I thought. My favourite: My name is Inigo Montoya. You … Continue reading

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Film Review: Paul

Paul is the new film from Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, the team (with Edgar Wright) behind Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. (It should be noted, however, that Wright was not involved in Paul.) Those two films and … Continue reading

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