Line(s) of the Day #UnconditionalLove

Tupac-Shakur

In this game the lesson’s in your eyes to see
Though things change, the future’s still inside of me
We must remember that tomorrow comes after the dark

Taken from the song Unconditional Love by legendary artist 2Pac (1971 – 1996). Though killed at the tragically early age of 25, the socially conscious rapper had already released four hugely successful albums and provided enough material for six posthumous albums.

Line(s) of the Day The Tell-Tale Heart

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“Now this is the point. You fancy me a mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me. You should have seen how wisely I proceeded…”

The utterly wonderfully short story The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe (1809 – 1849), which tells of the unnamed narrator’s descent into madness as he murders his uncle. I’m a huge fan of the Gothic master, including The Raven, Alone and Ligeia.

Film Quizzes: Nostalgia/Sentimentality

After watching Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino’s most sentimental film by far, it got me wondering about others in the genre. And there were far more than I thought there would be, covering quite the period. How many can you work out?

Nostalgia Film 1   Film 1 (1940s)

Casablanca   Film 2  (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Christmas Film 1    Film 3 (1940s)

Nostalgia Film 3  Film 4  (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Rites of Passage Film 1   Film 5  (1980s)

Nostalgia Film 5   Film 6  (1980s)

Nostalgia film 6   Film 7  (1980s)

Cinema Paradiso    Film 8  (1980s)

16_3_garrett1_1000_420_90_c1  Film 9  (1990s)

Film quizzes - fictional bands film 4   Film 10  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Body-change Film 3pg     Film 11  (2000s)

UpFilm 12  (2000s)

Gertrude Stein Midnight in Paris   Film 13  (2000s)

Nostalgia film 12  Film 14  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - French Part 1 Film 6   Film 15  (2000s)

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Line(s) of the Day #DerryGirls

Erin Quinn: Wise up ma. As if the escaped polar bear’s going to rock up at a Take That concert.
Orla McCool: He wouldn’t get a ticket for start. They sold out months ago.

Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Louisa Harland in the British sitcom Derry Girls (2018 -), which tells of a group of friends growing up in a politically charged Northern Irish city during the 1990s.

Line(s) of the Day #GreenBook

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Being genius is not enough, it takes courage to change people’s hearts.

Oleg (Dimiter D. Marinov) in Green Book (2018), which tells of the bond created between an Italian bouncer and a gifted Jazz pianist when confronting prejudice in the Deep South in 1962. Despite some criticism, the film received five Academy Award nominations, and won for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali.

Gr8at:British Wildlife Photography Awards

Photography has always been such a big passion of mine, especially when linked with wildlife. So when I saw that the winners and finalists for the British Wildlife Photography Awards had just been announced, I had to share my favourites right away.  The competition has been running since 2009, features 15 different categories and is open to both amateurs and professionals. Do you have a favourite? Can you guess the overall winner?

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Things to See: Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition Part 2

There was so much to see at the Design Museum’s celebration of the works of Stanley Kubrick 20 years after his passing, that one post was never going to be enough to cover all the fantastic stuff inside.

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Things to See: Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition Part 1

Stanley Kubrick was one of the greatest ever directors, so I was never going to miss an exhibition that celebrated his extraordinary vision and the intense attention to detail that helped him make such incredible films. And that was even without the five star reviews from The Guardian, The Times, Time Out, BBC website and The Evening Standard.

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Film Quiz: Anne Hathaway

I haven’t done a film quiz focused on one star since Bruce Willis six months ago, so it’s time for another. Anne Hathaway is an acclaimed and multi-award winning actress, including an Academy Award, in a varied career that encompasses comedy, drama, action and adventure. As her films all cover this century, I’ll stay away from the added clues. How many can you work out?

anne hathaway film 1   Film 1

anne hathaway film 2   Film 2

anne hathaway film 3  Film 3

anne hathaway film 4  Film 4

anne hathaway film 5  Film 5

anne hathaway film 6   Film 6

anne hathaway film 8   Film 7

anne hathaway film 7   Film 8

See Anne Hathaway as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises   Film 9

anne hathaway film 10   Film 10

anne hathaway film 11   Film 11

anne hathaway film 12   Film 12

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