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Warner Brothers plan LEGO Batman spin-off for 2017!

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Very excited! Loved the Lego Movie – can’t wait to see this, especially since the Nolan ‘Dark Knight’ trilogy has sadly ended.

Originally posted on BuzzHub:

One of the unquestioned highlights of February’s hit The LEGO Movie was Will Arnett voicing a pompous Batman, and audiences are about to get a lot more of him as Heat Vision reports that Warner Bros. is readying a solo movie for the character to be released in 2017.

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The Hardships of the Yard

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A beautiful post on the Globe On-Screen DVDs. I recently went to watch ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ as part of my Shakespeare module for university. It’s a shame I didn’t go and see Roger Allam (or even Colin Morgan/Merlin) at the Globe – though, the Globe DVDs lets you do that, minus the shame and plus the comfort of your own sofa. A must for anyone!

Originally posted on Garnant:

Globe On Screen dvds are so relaxing to watch. You completely forget about the hardships of the yard, queuing up to be in the front rows, standing for three solid hours, enduring rain and hail, the helicopters, eating nothing but cookies during the whole process.

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I was watching The Tempest the other day, enjoying the play again this time from the couch a year later and yet something was missing of course and that something was personal direction, being there and being able to observe  a character in the background, someone you are not supposed to be looking at during a scene, Prospero when he checks on Miranda from the balcony, or Ariel when he spies on humans.

Anyway, the play benefits greatly from the absence of aircraft noise. I don’t know if they were able to cancel it on the dvd or if the airspace was closed for the…

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How To Make Your Own Lightsaber

lightningjcb:

Well worth sharing. No further comment needed. Enjoy – and remember- may the Force be with you! :)

Originally posted on Roqoo Depot:

We received an interesting email that contain an infographic on how to make your own lightsaber. It’s cool enough that it’s worth sharing. Credit goes to element14. If anyone follows the below steps and successfully makes a lightsaber, send us a pic. We’ve got some free Star Wars ARCs we can send your way.

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Our Generation – Jordan Nichols

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I’ve been subjected to some pretty abysmal post-modern poetry (despite recently finishing at Poetry module at uni), I never really managed to connect with some poems on a level I would have liked. Books tend to better  at – to use the cliche term – “open my eyes and soul” than poetry.

But this? It takes the biscuit, the whole goddamn cake and the entire bakery. Absolute genius and a brilliant message.

Originally posted on The Word in Edgeways:

So I haven’t made a post in a month but on seeing this unbelievable fucking incredible poem, I simply had to share it.

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This got posted on Twitter by the author’s older brother. I wish more poetry out there was innovative like this rather than postmodern fragmented wankery.

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Review of ‘Rivers of London’ by Ben Aaronovitch

Hey all.

Hope you’re all having a great week! I notice that I haven’t posted a review of a book in a while and so I present to you my latest review of the wonderfully funny ‘Rivers of London’ by Ben Aaronovitch. 

To make up for it, here’s funny picture:

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And if you’re interested and would like to berate me for not posting more, have a gander through my other reviews.

Happy reading! :)

- Julia