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And in Other Cringe-worthy Momements in Film History December 4, 2012: Yesterday at the Huffington Post John Lundberg was wondering "when does quoting poetry in movies work"? He'll tell you one instance where it doesn't work: here. Check it out: About three-quarters of the way through the joyride of explosions and witty deliciousness that is Skyfall, it happened: Judi Dench's character M, called before a [...]
Spoiler Alert!! Tennyson Poem Featured in Skyfall November 14, 2012: Our apologies to all of you who haven't rushed out theaters to see the new James Bond film, Skyfall. Not to ruin it for you, but we came across this tidbit at the Poetry Society website: "The final lines of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem 'Ulysses' feature in the current James Bond film, Skyfall." Thanks, PS, and thanks for posting the entire [...]
Hear Tennyson Reading “The Charge of the Light Brigade” March 21, 2012: It's World Poetry Day, so there's poetry nugs all over the interwebs. Here's one via the BBC: A recording of Tennyson reading "The Charge of the Light Brigade" on an Edison wax cylinder. Enjoy!