Tag: film quiz
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Find out which Hunger Games character you most resemble – may the odds ever be in your favour (that you get your favourite character)! Before you start, make sure you’ve read about the language of the Hunger Games, and 8 words you need to know to survive The Hunger Games. Are you selfless like Peeta? […]more
When filmmakers turn to the world of literature for inspiration, often they decide that the author made the best choice for title, and leave well alone. It doesn’t take an expert to spot that Joe Wright’s film Pride and Prejudice (2005) is an adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (1813) by Jane Austen. Even with the […]more
Hollywood doesn’t pay much attention to lexicographers (Billy Wilder’s 1941 comedy Ball of Fire is the notable exception), but lexicographers are duty-bound to make a careful study of the world of film. The Oxford English Dictionary regularly studies screenplays as part of its research programme, and cites nearly 200 examples from film scripts. During the […]more