Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman at the world premiere of “A Little Chaos”, also directed by Alan Rickman.
Our World War I film series The Great War concludes this weekend with Lawrence of Arabia and Two Arabian Knights.
[Lawrence of Arabia. 1962. Great Britain. Directed by David Lean]
Breanna’s class were in for a horrifying treat during show-and-tell.
Map of Eurasia showing the trade network of Jewish merchants, 870 AD
CNN’s video explaining the referendum on independence today in Scotland opened with a clip from Braveheart and included a map that just forgot about Wales
… that’s a new one for me.
They’ve got St. Kilda on that map, but missed out the entirety of Wales. How much effort did they have to put into taking Wales out, and shoving Ireland closer to Scotland?
It’s like the Welsh just said “bugger all this for a lark, let’s float away.”
Okay, I’m gonna throw this one to @bydbach because I can’t do it justice.
BLE MAE CYMRU?!? — so much for carwyn jones saying the NATO summut put wales on the international map. fool! but honestly, how hard can it be?!? it’s not like you are depending on irish monks copying clandestine information by candlelight about the high- and byways of your enemy’s country. but then again, what do i expect from a graphic’s maker who most likely uses the term “england” and “britain” synonymously and probably thinks wales is westeros…
Charlie Chaplin shows his hat roll to the Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, next to Edna Purviance, on the set of Sunnyside (1919)
Love, love the hat roll - he first introduced it in Keystone’s “The Fatal Mallet” June 1st 1914, There are far too few candid’s of Charlie & Edna.