Film Quizzes: 2015 Films

It’s been a fun year for films, with long awaited remakes, reboots and sequels, exciting new adaptations and original talents coming to the fore. Not that there weren’t disappointing efforts along the way of course.  How well do you remember the film year just going? Are there any that stood out either for positive or negative reasons? Below is a super-size quiz on a random mix of films released in the UK within the past 12 months.

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 1 Film 1

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 2 Film 2

Jake Gyllenhaal and Oona Laurence star in SOUTHPAW. Film 3

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 4 Film 4

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 6 Film 5

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 5 Film 6

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 7 Film 7

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 8 Film 8

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 9 Film 9

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 10 Film 10

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 11 Film 11

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 12 Film 12

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 13 Film 13

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 14 Film 14

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Gr8at: Best Sporting Photographs of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, it presents the opportunity to look back at some of the phenomenal sports that have been occurring throughout the year. I wanted to share my eight favourite images from the sporting world, as seen from a wider number in this feature by The Daily Mail.  If you are a fan of sporting photographs you should definitely check out my two previous posts, on the best black and white and colour sporting shots.

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Line(s) of the Day #Serendipity

Serendipity airport scene

I just spent the entire flight staring into the sky thinking not about my fiancé but about this mystery guy I met a million and a half hours ago. A guy I don’t even remember except for this vague picture I have inside my head. It was just a few seconds, a fragment really. And it was like, in that moment, the whole universe just existed to bring us together. That’s why I’m here. That’s why I’m going to let fate take me wherever it wants me to go. 

Sara Thomas (Kate Beckinsale) in the romantic comedy Serendipity (2001), as recommended by the lovely Nicola.

Gr8at: Super Christmassy Football Jumpers

 

Bridget Jones sweater

Along with socks, slippers and chocolate, one of the traditions of Christmas is a novelty Christmas jumper. It is after all a great way to make a distinctive appearance, as Mark Darcey made with his festive Rudolph effort to Bridget Jones. After reading a post on the BBC website I decided to choose eight of the most distinctive Christmas sweaters from the Premier League. Do you have a favourite of the eight below? Did you receive anything similar from your presents?

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Line(s) of the Day #TheFreshPrinceofBelAir

Hilary Banks weather girl

Philip Banks: Did you refer to Hurricane Robert as Bobby? It was serious, darling. It wiped out half of Miami.
Hilary Banks: Well, excuse me for trying to spread a little sunshine.

James Avery and Karyn Parsons in the fondly remembered The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990 – 1996).  If you’re a fan of Hilary, you should definitely click here, and here for more on ‘Uncle Phil’.

 

Awards / Notification: Season’s Greeting Tag

I’ve been included in the very awesome Abbi’s Christmas-themed ‘Season’s Greetings’ post. Abbi has a super fantastic blog and I really recommend you go and take a visit if you don’t know her blog already.

Minions Christmas

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Line(s) of the Day #WoodrowWilson

Woodrow Wilson looking serious

If you want to make enemies, try to change something.

Former US President Woodrow Wilson (1856 – 1924), who served from 1913 – 1921. His many successes include winning a Nobel Peace Prize in 1919, for his sponsorship of the League of Nations.

Film Quizzes: Feel-Good Christmas Films

It’s not long left until Christmas Day. Have you any traditions? Are you on schedule for getting everyone’s presents? A year to the day after my last Christmas quiz, here are six of the best feel-good Christmas-themed films. Do you have a favourite from the list or one you always watch?

Film Quizzes - Feel good Christmas Films Film 1  (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Feel good Christmas Films Film 2  (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Feel good Christmas Films Film 3  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Feel good Christmas Films Film 4  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Feel good Christmas Films Film 5  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Feel good Christmas Films Film 6 (2010+)

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