PODCAST – Never Let Me Go – with MINIcine

From MINICINE Director Mark Romanek and writer Alex Garland (Ex Machina) bring Kazuo Ishiguro’s (‘The Remains of the Day’) hauntingly poignant and emotional story to the screen. In this remarkable tale of love, loss and hidden truths, Kathy (Carey Mulligan), Tommy (Andrew Garfield) and Ruth (Keira Knightley) live in a world and a time that … Continue reading PODCAST – Never Let Me Go – with MINIcine

MINICINE – Never Let Me Go

Date:    27th February 2016 Time:   4pm Venue: The Arch Cafe, LS2 8JA Book:   Online Ticket Office Cost:   £5 Tweet: @MinicineYorks NEVER LET ME GO From MINICINE Director Mark Romanek and writer Alex Garland (Ex Machina) bring Kazuo Ishiguro’s (‘The Remains of the Day’) hauntingly poignant and emotional story to the screen. In this remarkable tale … Continue reading MINICINE – Never Let Me Go

INTERVIEW with Minicine

Recently I headed down to the beautiful Armley Mills Industrial Museum to have a  natter with the fabulously funny Minicine team - Woody and Abi. As regular readers will know, I'm a long time supporter of Minicine, but only recently attended one of their screenings (check out my review for Westwood HERE and Wayne's World HERE), who are … Continue reading INTERVIEW with Minicine

MINICINE – Wayne’s World at Left Bank Leeds

Venue: Left Bank Leeds  4 Spring Grove Walk Leeds West Yorkshire LS6 1RR SHORTS Well, the atmosphere in the Left Bank was warm and friendly as ever...though the building itself was just a little chilly! For such an unobtrusive exterior; I never cease to be amazed by how awe-inspiring the inside is. The ceilings take … Continue reading MINICINE – Wayne’s World at Left Bank Leeds

MINICINE – Westworld

Venue: Armley Mills Industrial Museum Canal Road Leeds West Yorkshire LS12 2QF Twitter: @MinicineYorks   Just in this second from watching Westworld at Armley Mills, courtesy of MINICINE - my first time attending one of their events - despite best intentions. The venue is absolutely amazing - a huge space - originally the world's largest woolen mill … Continue reading MINICINE – Westworld

Severus Snape – his chronology

9th January 1960 – 2nd May 1998   And then read this as a reality check - Nerds Doing Stuff - Snape is not a good guy

Fancy Dress Ball – Compare Books to Film versions!

Recently, I was sent an email about a really interesting project and asked to include it on the blog. I eagerly agreed...then was completely distracted by World Book Night (Thursday, 23rd April, from 6pm at the White Swan Pub in Leeds City Centre, if you are interested!). Apologies to Fancy Dress Ball for the delayed postage! … Continue reading Fancy Dress Ball – Compare Books to Film versions!

The Hanging Tree – Jennifer Lawrence

Culturally Fixated

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There are two versions of the song made popular during the recently released new Hunger Games (Mockingjay Part 01) film currently doing the rounds.

The Radio Edit – (which Hypable feels is off point [thanks to @not_johnstamos for the link]) – by James Newton Howard featuring the almost unfeasibly talented Jennifer Lawrence.  She acts. She dances. And now, she sings!!

I personally prefer the simpler version that was actually used in the mooovie. And the second I can find a link to it, I’ll post it!

The Hanging Tree

Lyrics by Suzanne Collins

Melody by the Lumineers

Are you, are you
Coming to the tree
Where they strung up a man
They say murdered three.
Strange things did happen here
No stranger would it seem
If we met up at midnight
In the hanging tree.

Are you, are you
Coming to the tree
Where the dead man called out

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LBCGiraffe – Divergent Trailer

For #LBCGiraffe (meeting tomorrow evening at 6pm in the Giraffe Bar and shrill on Greek Street), we have been reading Divergent by Veronica Roth. BLURB In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the … Continue reading LBCGiraffe – Divergent Trailer

LBCGiraffe – Book 09 – Children of Men Write Up

LBC Giraffe     Venue: Giraffe Bar and Grill Date:  Tuesday 7th of October 2014 Time:  6pm - 8pm Address: 6 Greek Street, Leeds, LS1 5RW Tel: (0113) 244 1500 THE CHILDREN OF MEN P.D. JAMES   * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * … Continue reading LBCGiraffe – Book 09 – Children of Men Write Up