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Setting up your own summer film festival

May 1, 2012

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Setting up your own summer film festival might seem a bit daunting, but it will be all worth it once you get the celluloid rolling! Imagine… after those long days spent in the sun, coming home with all your friends to kick back on the couch and settle into a summer film festival  session where [...]

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Happy Scrabble Day!

April 13, 2012

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Scrabble

Happy Scrabble Day everyone! This is a Scrabble packed post to celebrate today so get your note books out fellow word wizards. It’s time to get clued up on the ultimate word game…   What is Scrabble Day? National Scrabble Day is celebrated on April 13th every year. In case you haven’t been around all [...]

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Movie snacks for rainy movie nights in

April 10, 2012

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Red Velvet Cake Pops

There is no better way to spend a rainy day in and on the couch watching an omnibus of great movies, but you will need sustenance! And I have the ultimate 3 course snack menu for your movie extravaganza… It all starts with starters and why not in the comfort of your own home and [...]

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Trailer Review

March 13, 2012

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Dev Patel has certainly been typecast as a ‘young boy from India who runs into fortune’ since he made it big in Slumdog Millionaire. He is now featuring as Sonny in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel alongside Dame Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy as…  a young boy from India who runs into fortune. [...]

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Setting up a Playstation 2 Internet connection

February 28, 2012

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playstation 2 controller

So every now and again at Geek Overture we want to post about something you inevitibly look up at some point but which you may not necessarily need ‘right now’. This week I’m posting a useful PDF based guide from Flipsnack which will tell you exactly what you need to go about setting up a [...]

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Setting up a Nintendo Wii Internet connection

February 28, 2012

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So every now and again at Geek Overture we want to post about something you inevitibly look up at some point but which you may not necessarily need ‘right now’. This week I’m posting a useful PDF based guide from Flipsnack which will tell you exactly what you need to go about setting up a [...]

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The Woman in Black: Trailer Review

February 7, 2012

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Harry Potter has gone from strength to strength till its recent final installment. Now Daniel Radcliffe sort of lets go of his Potter character and delves into the depths of horror film mania with upcoming, much anticipated The Woman in Black… The trailer The plot The Woman in Black goes back to Edwardian times with Arthur [...]

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The Best of Little Britain

January 21, 2012

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Vicky

Everyone loves the stereotypical British characters, the pompous narrator and of course the sheer perfect performances that can bring more laughs in a 3 minute skit than 2 hours of stand-up. As a foreigner in the UK I never knew what to expect of ‘British Culture’ and started to make my own assumptions about how [...]

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Preview: Margin Call

December 30, 2011

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Cast of Margin Call

The much anticipated film Margin Call is coming to cinemas in January 2012, and it’s about time. In the midst of a possible double dip recession its a good time for the general public to stop ignoring the various economic impacts caused by financial firms and human error…

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BBC Gets Inside Facebook… and Mark Zuckerberg

December 8, 2011

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BBC’s Emily Maitlis, headed to the US to report on life inside Facebook, from its inner workings to how it uses personal information to custom advertise to Facebook users. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is interviewed throughout. I felt like this documentary covered some key topics but that Emily Matis did not really use her time well [...]

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