Five things on Friday #82

Things of note for the week ending July 25th, 2014.

WEEEEEEEEEEEE

– Above image via this AMAZING photo set 

1. Shatner on Facebook Mentions
If you’re a celebrity (hi!) then you’re probably interested in this new app from Facebook, ‘Facebook Mentions‘. If you’re not a celebrity, don’t worry because William Shatner (yes, that one) has written a handy guide.

Facebook Mentions - shatner

You can read said guide over on the former Captain…

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Five things on Friday #81

Things of note for the week ending July 18th, 2014

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- OakOak street art, via Web Urbanist

1. Drone Photography
The results of the first annual Dronestagram Photo Competition came in this past week and, of course, they are all pretty stunning. The image below, by Dronestagram contributor, ‘Capungaero‘, took first prize but the others are well worth a look too.

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2. ‘I don’t recognise the British…

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Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction

No spoilers.

TF4

A little over a week ago (and thanks to my childlike and somewhat ridiculous public excitement – I blame the original trailer) those super lovely people at Paramount pictures invited me to a ‘super fan screening’ of Transformers: Age of Extinction (TF4), at the biggest screen in Britain, the London BFI IMAX.

TF4 Superfan Invite

Let’s be clear, when that first trailer dropped, I admit it: I was SUPER…

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Five things on Friday #80

Things of note for the week ending July 11th, 2014.

I AIN'T PLAYIN' SON

1. Village Buildings as Art
In Burkina Faso, near the bottom of a hill over looking the sun-drenched West African savannah, there’s a village where every house is its own individual work of art.

Burkina Faso

Its residents, the nobility of the Kassena people, have lived in the region since the 15th century and are one of the oldest ethnic groups in the…

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Five things on Friday #79

Five things on Friday #79

Things of note for the weekend ending July 4th, 2014.

Lego Glasses innit

1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Early reviews of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes are in and it’s beginning to read like one of the best sequels ever made.

Apes, man

You can read a bunch of SPOILER-FREE reactions over on Screenrant but here’s the quote that won me over -

Not quite the intimate parable of the first movie nor a balls-to-the-wall…

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thedigitalcrumpet

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The June sun was already shining brightly when I woke up at 6.30 this morning to have breakfast with the film-loving and incredibly social savvy James Whatley. Well you wouldn’t expect any less from the Social Media Director at Ogilvy & Mather, London. He’s been busy winning Lions in…