Archive for August 2013

Open University whilst working full-time

I’m an Open University student. I’m about to enter the penultimate year of my six-year English Literature degree and I can not wait for it to be over. Seven years ago I left school with the intention of working for a year, doing a bit of travelling and then heading off to uni. But to…

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Film Trivia Friday: So how does Inception work again?

Really enjoyed this one from the film trivia archive: [ba-quote]There are 399 questions asked in the film, including “tag questions” (i.e. – “Subconscious is motivated by emotion, right?”). Cobb leads all characters with 113, followed by Ariadne (93), then Arthur (44). [/ba-quote] I was obviously aware that there were a lot of questions when I…

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Despicable Me 2: Everyone should have minions…

Saw the new Despicable Me film last night with a girl friend. So. Much. Fun! I mean we were the only ones there without kids, which was odd but to be honest I still feel like a kid 90% of the time so it didn’t bother me. Boyfriend wasn’t fussed about seeing it so we…

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Film Trivia Friday: The paintings that influenced Avatar

Another one from main man James Cameron’s Avatar: [ba-quote]Though he is not credited in the film, several locations look very similar to paintings by English surrealist Roger Dean, most notably his works “Floating Islands” and “Arches”. [/ba-quote] I had a look online for some of Roger Dean’s paintings and it’s true – the resemblance is…

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