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The Plantagenets

The Medieval time period is one shrouded in mystery. The movies that we have of the time period are few, and the ones that are critically acclaimed are even fewer. 1,228 more words

Books

Review: Get Santa

Title:                         Get Santa

Certificate:               U

Director:                   Christopher Smith

Major Players:         Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Warwick Davis

Out Of Five:             3

This year’s festive movies got off to the worst possible start – and I promise that’s the last time I’m going to mention the travesty that was Nativity 3 – so I was more than a little concerned at the prospect of Get Santa.  637 more words

Film Review

Persuasive speeches

Below are some persuasive speeches delivered by influential people around the world of different genders, nationalities and beliefs. Do you find them persuasive? If so, how and why? 33 more words

Language Analysis

The Best Modern Movie Speeches

Movies have the power to inspire, and some of the best movie speeches in history have transcended their original context to become a part of national and, in some cases, international rhetoric. 240 more words

Film

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014: Day 1, Part 1

On our first morning in Edinburgh, we wake to a full Scottish breakfast served buffet style in the Ibis hotel where we spent the night in brand new, very comfortable rooms. 1,240 more words

Travel Essay

In Freedom's Cause ~ An Interview with Bill Heid

So much of our history has been sanitized to remove the Christian elements from historical accounts.  A good example is the movie Braveheart, which depicted the life of William Wallace as portrayed by Mel Gibson.  168 more words

Family

Song Sundays: A Gift of a Thistle by James Horner (Braveheart Soundtrack)

This is it! This is what inspired the entire Garden of Eden trilogy.

I don’t know if there’s something about bagpipes that gets me, but this hauntingly beautiful song managed to move me to near tears the first time I heard it, and it’s only 1.5 minutes! 7 more words

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