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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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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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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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If you reach for the stars…

Carol Woolley focused on the musical element of the Olympic Opening Ceremony in her Week 31 post, the section highlighting the work of the NHS (National Health Service) and particularly of the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH – one of

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The Virtual Choir

A warm welcome to new weekly blog club member Carol Woolley who shares information about a Virtual Choir. This concepts sees people from around the world recording themselves singing along to a score and posting online – with truly wonderful

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Corporate interviews using the iPhone

Matt Bond has written more of what you can do with an iPhone* for Week 22 – this time, he experiments with recording an interview on video using one. Corporate interviews using the iPhone by  Matt Bond. *Reminds me to update the

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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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Part 4: The Edit

Matt Bond’s contribution to Week 19 of Weekly Blog Club was the fourth part to his very useful ‘How to film…’ series, advising on the best tools for editing film. Part 4: The Edit by Matt Bond.

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