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Sleepless in Seattle

Rainy days are perfect for curling up in a cozy sweater and watching Meg Ryan fall in love. Sleepless in Seattle also battles the weather in a story of love, fate and two strangers 2000 miles apart. The film starts with an innocent phone call by an 8 year old to a radio show on Christmas Eve. […]

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Gotham Trailer

There are countless stories, films and retellings of how Bruce Wayne came to become Batman, but not as many focus on the man who helped him. Gotham focus’ on the origins of Inspector James Gordon, and many of the classic villains who plague Gotham City. The series is created by Bruno Heller (Rome, The Mentalist), and […]

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Julie and Julia

Julie and Julia is more than just a movie about food. For this blogger it is a great inspiration and a wonderful comfort. Writing is hard, and writing everyday is an enormous undertaking for someone with a full time job. I barely have time to write copy for work let alone a proper post about […]

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Sherlock Mini Episode

Sherlock is a phenomenon and with the new season coming up, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have given us an early Christmas present! Enjoy seven minutes of Greg Lestrade, John Watson and Sherlock Holmes before the new season starts! Credit

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And The Mountains Echoed

And The Mountains Echoed begins with a myth. A family forced to choose one child, sacrifice one to save the rest. This myth shapes the novel, telling the story of two siblings forced apart to save the family. The novel is told in nine parts, narrated by the people who were touched by this tragic […]

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Behind The Scenes of Sesame Street

Sesame Street is a phenomenon unlike any other, created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett, the show used Jim Hensen‘s muppets to educate children.  The show has been on for over 40 years, is watched in over 140 countries,  and is seen by 95% of children by the time they are three. The ability to adapt to […]

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Searching For Sugarman

“Sugarman/Won’t ya hurry/Coz I’m tired of these scenes/For a blue coin/Won’t ya bring back/All those colours to my dreams,” Sugar Man, 1970. Sixto Rodriguez expels vivid imagery in his lyrics, exposing listeners to the underbelly of everyday life. Rodriguez is a blues, folk artist from Detroit, Michigan. The Mexican American singer/song writer is often compared […]

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Wes Anderson and Bluth Bibles

The Wes Anderson Bible was introduced to me recently and being an Anderson fan, this page is perfection. Created by The Guilty Conscious Productions – Lane Severson and Al Cedeno – the Bible also includes some of the more ridiculous Bluth quotes. Not only does it help you bone up on your Bible knowledge, you […]

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Kick-Ass 2 Red Band Trailer

When Kick-Ass came out, it turned the superhero genre on its head. Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson)  is a high school student who wants to make a difference – so he becomes a superhero, Kick-Ass. Kick-Ass, obviously, gets in way over his head but joins forces with master superheroes Big Daddy (Nicholas Cage) and Hit-Girl (Chloë Grace […]

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Writing Tips and Tricks

Writing is different for each person, and finding tips that help you write more efficiently is always helpful. Brainpickings.com has a lot of amazing articles centered around writing tips, (there are also some other sources) so I picked a few favourites. It is interesting to see how each person writes just in these small tips. Below are […]

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Veronica Mars Movie

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/559914737/the-veronica-mars-movie-project/widget/video.html After being off the air seven years, Veronica Mars is still so beloved that fans pledged two million dollars, in eleven hours to make a movie. Veronica Mars was a brilliant show with witty writing, charming characters and substantial story lines. The film noir take on a high school Harriet the Spy was funny […]

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Much Ado About Nothing

When it was first announced that Joss Whedon had directed a Shakespeare adaptation, this was not what I envisioned, but the stylized trailer and familiar faces feel like a perfect update for Shakespeare. Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof take on lead characters Beatrice and Benedict, while the film also features Nathan Fillion, Clark Greg, Fran Kranz, Sean Maher and […]

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Interesting Articles

Twitter is great for finding interesting articles, funny videos and breaking stories. Each Friday I am going to post some of the more interesting pieces I find on Twitter. This week features: tiny apartments, swimming cats and touching human kindness. The Society for Community Organization commissioned these horrifying photographs of the living conditions in China. There are seven […]

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Independent Spirit Award Fashion and Winners!

The Independent Spirit Awards award smaller films that usually do not get the attention of the large award shows. This year was dominated by Silver Linings Playbook, not a surprise, while The Perks of Being a Wallflower received Best First Film and Safety Not Guaranteed won Best First Screenplay. The Sessions actors John Hawkes and Helen Hunt swept their […]

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Oscars Red Carpet

The fashion at the Oscars was insane. From large ball gown skirts to body hugging sparkle, the woman of the oscars took chances and made the red carpet sing. Amanda Seyfried (above) looked incredible in an embroidered Alexander McQueen, the light lavender colour was perfect with her blond hair and pale skin. Seyfried really shined […]

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Oscars!

With an award show full of outstanding musical numbers you would think the evening would be more memorable. Nothing host Seth MacFarlane did was entertaining, although he did get called for for being racist, sexist and cruel, but he did prove that he has a killer voice. There were good intentions put in to this […]

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Record Store Day 2013

Well here’s what they’ll someday learn if they have a soul; there’s no romance in a mouse click.  There’s no beauty in sitting for hours playing video games (anyone proud of that stop reading now and post your opinion in the nearest forum).  The screen of an iPhone is convenient, but it’s no comparison to […]

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Grammy Award Winners and Fashion

Music’s biggest night, The Grammy Awards was held on Sunday at the Staples Center in LA. The event featured stunning performances, ridiculous acceptance speeches and gorgeous dresses. Strapless gowns were aplenty as were more modest long sleeve gowns.  Mumford and Sons and Jack White had some of the best performances of the night and the […]

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Pride and Prejudice Book Covers

The Atlantic has put together 200 years of Pride and Prejudice book covers for the anniversary on Monday. They featured the first edition title page from 1813, and a copy that is worth over eight thousand dollars! Marvel comics released a Pride and Prejudice comic book adapted by Nancy Butler and  Hugo Petrus, while Seth Grahame-Smith adapted […]

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50 Funniest People Now

Good comedy is hard to find, luckily Rolling Stone has complied a list of the 50 Funniest People Now – and this list is good. It does not only feature regularly talked about stars like Louis C.K, Tina Fey and Jon Stewart, this list also showcases Scott Aukerman, Paul F. Tompkins and Marc Maron. I […]

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