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Top Ten Films of 2011

23 Feb

It’s that time of year. The Oscars, and the awards season. Everyone looks back at their favourite films of the year. Maybe this is because I’m a mad film junkie, my year doesn’t begin until The Oscars are over because I’m looking over last year so much. Crazy, I know. Just thought I’d share this great video with you guys. It really reminds me of what a great year I’ve had and how I love cinema. Bring on 2012!


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Leavesden Studios Harry Potter Tour

16 Aug

If you follow my twitter (@aculturedlad linked to on my homepage here) you’ll know that I tweeted the link to this cinemablend article (check out http://www.cinemablend.com, great movie news website) because I definitely want to spend my money on this. You won’t know this about me already but I absolutely love Harry Potter. This series has been a massive part of my life/childhood yes, I’m a massive fan. Yes, I was one of those saddos that lined up at midnight for the last book, but let me tell you, it was worth it. JK Rowling is an incredible writer and one that I truly admire. The films didn’t disappoint either and add to the fact that I grew up with Harry, Ron and Hermione as well as all their magical friends. I stumbled upon this article and couldn’t help but get excited.

Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick/Griphook) were at the Empire Big Screen event two days ago to announce that tickets will go on sale this October 13 to tour through Leavesden studios where a lot of Warner Brothers movies are made but most importantly the magic of the Harry Potter franchise was created there. This isn’t going to be at all like the Universal Theme Park, this is a tour of the studios, no rides, fancy drinks or anything like that, it’s just a film studio. To be honest, I’d rather go here than the theme park though!
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