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Collection of Webs | 1

Collection of Webs | 1

I thought I would resurrect this to share with you some of things I have been reading/watching and listening to! Watching & Listening: Nerdwriter over on youtube does very cool short videos on various topics. One that I have enjoyed recently is his video on […]

Blue Jasmine & the Delusion of the Matrix

Blue Jasmine & the Delusion of the Matrix

“It’s just an accident that we happen to be on earth, enjoying our silly little moments, distracting ourselves as often as possible so we don’t have to really face up to the fact that we’re just temporary people. You can distract yourself a billion different […]

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

*There are a few spoilers* In the film Inside Out we meet two emotions that seem totally opposed to one another; joy and sadness. They live inside an 11-year-old girls head called Riley. It turns out that Joy doesn’t want Sadness anywhere near Riley’s memories. […]

Jesus doesn’t marry a Princess

Jesus doesn’t marry a Princess

The glass slipper lies idly on the cold stony steps waiting to be held. The voiceless beauty awaits a true loves kiss. The sleeping beauty waits even longer. The pumpkin turns into a carriage, the dwarfs sing in chorus, the witch is dead. And the […]

My Thoughts on the Film Noah

My Thoughts on the Film Noah

 It has been a rather interesting few years for the rise of biblical stories on the big screen. We have had The Passion of Christ, Exodus:Gods and Kings and Noah. There are often mix feelings about these films because they don’t tend to stick to […]

Channel 4’s Cyberbully: Behind the Screen

Channel 4’s Cyberbully: Behind the Screen

Channel 4 aired a film this week called “Cyberbully”. It’s a gripping thriller that takes place in one room, the room of teenager Casey. Alone in her bedroom she connects with the world online. Like most of us, she is on multiple social media sites […]

Top 5 Films Watched in 2014

Top 5 Films Watched in 2014

To accompany my Top 5 Books Read in 2014, I thought I would also share with you my top 5 films that I have watched this year. You are able to buy these films from Amazon.co.uk by clicking on the picture of the film* 1. […]

Her: The Virtual Romance

Her: The Virtual Romance

You can’t escape the virtual world, we are all plugged in, connected and online. Yet we are in the early stages of this world, like babies taking their first steps, we wobble and fall over not really being sure of ourselves. Is it good to […]

Prometheus: A Cold Creator

Prometheus: A Cold Creator

In the opening scene of Prometheus we meet our creator and the origins of life on earth begin to unfold in a brutal way. The rest of the film is about humanity trying to connect with their creator and understand the Origin of life on […]

Everyone Needs a Hero

Everyone Needs a Hero

“Superheroes were born in the minds of people desperate to be rescued.” ― Jodi Picoult, The Tenth Circle We love stories with heroes in and in particular we like superheroes. We like our superman, batman and Ironman. We like our avengers, our guardians of the galaxy […]