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Wanted Advances

The Oscar award winner Frances/ Said start giving women more chances,/ And though it sounds strange,/ We’d like for a change/ The financial kind of advances./// https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/5/17079744/frances-mcdormand-wins-best-actress-inclusion-rider-oscars-2018 The Oscar award winner FrancesSaid start giving women more chances,And though it sounds … Continue reading

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Carrie’s War

Ms Fisher once sent a producer/ Who fancied himself a seducer/ The tongue of an ox;/ A note in the box/ Said next it will be part of you, sir!/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-41650345 Ms Fisher once sent a producerWho fancied himself a … Continue reading

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La La Boo-boo

The best film award in LA,/ Presented by Warren and Faye,/ Won top prize for bloopers,/ PricewaterhouseCoopers/ Creating complete disarray./// https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/27/pricewaterhousecoopers-issues-sincere-apology-for-oscars-blunder The best film award in LA,Presented by Warren and Faye,Won top prize for bloopers,#PricewaterhouseCoopersCreating complete disarray. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Vintage Ford

All-action adventurer Harrison/ Could easily fight a whole garrison/ But now Mr Jones/ Is rather old bones/ How will he stand up to comparison?/// http://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/mar/15/harrison-ford-back-as-indiana-jones-for-fifth-film-directed-by-steven-spielberg All-action adventurer HarrisonCould easily fight a whole garrisonBut now Mr JonesIs rather old bonesHow will … Continue reading

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Out for the Count

Farewell then Sir Christopher Lee/ Who died this week aged 93./ Your films were spectacular -/ Wicker Man, Dracula,/ Lord of the Rings… RIP./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/christopher-lee-dead-live-updates–legendary-actor-passes-away-at-the-age-of-93-10312947.html Farewell then Sir Christopher Lee Who died this week aged 93. Your films were spectacular - Wicker Man, … Continue reading

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Cannes of Worms

The festival bosses at Cannes,/ Attacked for enforcing a bannes/ On non high-heeled shoes/ All over the news/ Defended their stance to a mannes./// http://www.screendaily.com/festivals/cannes/women-denied-palais-entry-for-wearing-flats/5088395.article?blocktitle=LATEST-FILM-NEWS-HEADLINES&contentID=42422 The festival bosses at Cannes Attacked for enforcing a bannes On non high-heeled shoes All over the news Defended … Continue reading

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Farewell Sweet Life

A glamorous star named Anita/ Got soaking in La Dolce Vita/ Alongside a fellow/ Whose name was Marcello./ The sweet life had never looked sweeter/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-30767431 A glamorous star named Anita Got soaking in La Dolce Vita Alongside a fellow Whose name was … Continue reading

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Sapphic and Graphic

There was a Tunisian man/ Who won the top honour in Cannes/ His movie is graphic/ Erotic and sapphic/ So some places could face a ban. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22676798 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/338944059508928512

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Beyond Our Ken

There was a director called Ken/Who made the odd film now and then/He did various ones/On composers and nuns/And one with nude wrestling men. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-15917073

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