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Hatton Gallery drawing session 7

The theme for session 7 of the Hatton Gallery Drawing group was Marilyn Monroe, and Janet Davis shares with us the image she created from the exhibition of photographs. Janet draws a reflection of an image of this iconic woman.

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Just what is ACTUALLY wrong with films with subtitles

An interesting debate by Peter Olding on his blog this week looking at the merits of watching films with subtitles. Peter says that having to read the subtitles would distract him from the visual art of a film, and so

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This Land is Mine and Psycho – a comparison

Clare White’s first contribution to Weekly Blog Club is a comparison between a 1943 film set in a Europe occupied by the Nazis – This Land Is Mine, and the 1960 horror film set in the USA, Psycho. This Land

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The Christmas Edition

Happy Christmas! Week 51 turned out to be a busy blogging week – 24 posts (I think that is the 2nd highest number that we have had so far). If you had told me that we would have so many

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Film in local government

Matt Bond shares the results of the first local government survey into the use of films by local councils. Film in local government by Matt Bond.

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Silver screen

For week 50 Ross Wigham shares a blog from Sue Campbell on how the television and film industry, either the small screen or a Hollywood blockbuster, has had a money can’t buy impact on tourism and the local economy. Being

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What is stop-motion animation anyway?

Louise Brown has posted a link to the Zu3D blog. The article is a very quick introduction to stop-motion animation. What is stop-motion animation anyway? by Louise Brown

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Time Will Pass You By

Chris Allan was introduced to WeeklyBlogClub this week by Janet Harkin who tweeted the link on his behalf. In this fascinating post, Chris tells us how he fell in love with Northern Soul, and recounts his experience as a film

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The mystery of film ratings

Andrew questions modern film ratings and whether it’s more about the publicity than the content? The mystery of film ratings by Andrew Beeken

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Boris, boxing, blogging – and piglets with curly wurly tails

Bloggers contributed a baker’s dozen of posts in Week 19 of Weekly Blog Club, with topics ranging from the result of the Mayor of London election to piglets and many topics in between. This week’s ‘sports supplement’ comes from Ross

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