April Fools 2014: Alex Raphael

My contribution to Cara’s very awesome site. Enjoy 🙂

Silver Screen Serenade


I may be on a plane to New York, but while I’m away, the April Fools are out to play! I have several fantastic guest lists lined up, including today’s list from Alex Raphael! Alex’s site is a whole mix of awesome stuff–movie reviews, quizzes, quotes, pictures, and more. Check it out fo sho! Anyway, let’s see Alex’s favorite idiots, shall we? 🙂

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Line(s) of the Day #AbrahamLincoln

Abaham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln, who rose from humble beginnings to become the 16th President of the United States. Among his many achievements was leading the United States through the Civil War which helped abolish slavery.

Line(s) of the Day #JurassicPark

Jurassic park

John Hammond: All major theme parks have delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked.
Dr. Ian Malcolm: Yeah, but John, if The Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don’t eat the tourists!

Richard Attenborough and Jeff Goldblum in the action adventure film Jurassic Park (1993)

Line(s) of the Day #ET


You could be happy here, I could take care of you. I wouldn’t let anybody hurt you. We could grow up together, E.T.

Elliot (Henry Thomas) in the film E.T. the Extra Terrestrial (1982)

Line(s) of the Day #RobertHeinlein

Robert A Heinlein

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Taken from the science fiction novel ‘Stranger in a Strange Land’ (1961) by author Robert A. Heinlein.

Film Quizzes: Time Travel Part 3

There’s been films about all kinds of science fiction in Hollywood going back decades, but there’s always been a special affection for ones that focus on time travel. In the third of the series, here are some of the more modern interpretations in chronological order. Feeling confident? Feel free to share how you do. In case you missed them, parts 1 and 2 are here and here.

Film Quizzes - Time Travel Part 3 Film 1 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Time Travel Part 3 Film 2 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Time Travel Part 3 Film 3 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Time Travel Part 3 Film 4 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Time Travel Part 3 Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Time Travel Part 3 Film 6 (2000+)

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Line(s) of the Day #Remember

Christina Rossetti

Remember me when I am gone away,
Gone far away into the silent land;
When you can no more hold me by the hand,
Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.

The opening lines of the poem ‘Remember’ by Christina Rosetti (1830 – 1894)