Film Quizzes: Adventurous Children

Whether looking for some form of independence or something more specific, there are more than a few fun films that show the explanatory side of children. How many of the six films below will you deduce?

Film Quizzes - Adventurous Children Film 1 (1970s)

The Goonies (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Adventurous Children Film 3 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Adventurous Children Film 4 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Adventurous Children Film 5 (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Adventurous Children Film 6 (2010 +)

Answers below

Continue reading

Gr8at: Visual Jokes from The Simpsons

Who doesn’t love The Simpsons? In it’s first third of episodes, it featured countless wonderful episodes, memorable scenes and hilarious jokes. I recently did a post on eight memorable jokes from that era, but this time I thought I’d highlight how The Simpsons was funny even without dialogue. Which ones makes you laugh most? Do you recognise the episodes they came from? Most of the images are taken from The War of the Simspons.

Continue reading

Line(s) of the Day #InsideOut

Inside Out Bing Bong

Take her to the moon for me, Joy.

Bing Bong (Richard Kind) in animated masterpiece Inside Out, which tells of a young girl’s life from the viewpoint of her emotions of Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger and Disgust. (SPOILERS WITHIN COMMENTS)

Line(s) of the Day #EverybodyLovesRaymond

everybody loves raymond frank and marie

Marie: I don’t know what’s happened to that store. They used to give you free samples all the time. They even used to help carry your bags to the car.
Frank: Now I have to carry you to the car myself.

Doris Roberts and Peter Boyle in one of sitcom’s most memorable marriages, in the family themed comedy Everybody Loves Raymond (1996 – 2005). Four of the show’s five main stars won at least one acting Emmy, with the only omission being Peter Boyle who was unsuccessful with seven nominations.

Gr8at: Memorably stupid football quotes

The latest TV rights for the Premier being sold for a record £5.136bn, a cool 71% above last time, show that the Premier League is bigger than ever. Filled with elite players, hugely competitive games and a fast-paced, entertaining style, it has delighted since its transformation from the First Division in 1992. It’s frenetic pace has also meant some hilarious gaffes when it comes to pundit and post-match analysis. Do you have a favourite from the eight below?

Funny football moment

Continue reading

Line(s) of the Day #CyanideandHappiness

Cyanide and Happiness green highlighter

Cyanide & Happiness is a webcomic written and illustrated by Rob DenBleyker, Kris Wilson, Dave McElfatrick and formerly Matt Melvin since 2005. You can find more of their work on their website explosm.net.

Film Quizzes – Robert de Niro

With de Niro’s 72nd birthday yesterday, I did a celebratory reblog of one of my first ever features. But one post was never going to be enough for such a film icon, so I’ve added an extra-sized quiz in tribute. To make it slightly trickier, I’ve decided not to include the two films he won an Oscar for to make space for some of his lesser-known films. Where do you rate him among the modern day acting greats? Do you have a favourite performance of his?

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 1 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 2 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 3 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 4 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 5 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 6 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 7 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 8 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 9 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 10 (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 11 (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Robert de Niro Film 12 (2010+)

Answers below

Continue reading

Gr8 – Robert de Niro

alexraphael:

As it’s Robert de Niro’s birthday, I’m reblogging one of my older articles as tribute. Do you have a favourite de Niro film? Or a performance of his that blew you away more than any other?

Originally posted on Alex Raphael:

Quite simply, an acting institution. Robert de Niro has been in been in some of the world’s most iconic films, worked with directing greats and uttered some of cinemas most memorable lines. In a remarkable career spanning over 50 years (and counting), we take a closer look at eight of his best films. Scary to think of some of the ones we left out.

RAGING BULL

Raging Bull

Going right back to 1931’s The Champ, Hollywood has always loved the skilful yet brutal dichotomy of boxing, so it takes something pretty damn special to stand out from the others. Raging Bull, about loathsome boxing legend Jake la Motta, is far more than a telling of the rise and fall of a sports star. And by a director Martin Scorcese, who has no interest in boxing, or sports in general, no less. It’s an intense black and white film that refuses to pull…

View original 1,362 more words

Line(s) of the Day #Otherside

Otherside RHCP

I heard your voice through a photograph
I thought it up it brought up the past
Once you know you can never go back
I’ve got to take it on the otherside

The opening lines of the song Otherside by the Californian band The Red Hot Chili Peppers, from their seventh studio album Californication (2000).