Last month I talked used the Doctor Who episode The Ghost Machine to discuss how small writing changes could have made the story much more interesting. Today I want to do a similar thing with the neo-noir movie Terminal starring Margo Robbie. Before we get into the meat of the discussion below the break, I’d recommend you check out the trailer to get a sense of the film.
SPOILER WARNING FOR THE FILM TERMINAL
Earlier this year I had my short story Truth published by Spontaneity. In my Author’s Notes about the story I said:
For the first time when I was writing this story I had actors in my head for particular parts, however, as this post is long enough I’ll leave that discussion for another day.
Well today is that day. Below the break you’ll see who I had imagined for each part Truth if it was turned into a film.
Yesterday the Independent reported that only 31% of people in Britain know that Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations. They also reported that only one in six people knew that William Shakespeare wrote Hamlet and over 500 of the 2000 people surveyed hadn’t ready any of these books:
All these finding came from a survey carried out by Opinium Research. However, while some may go running to the hills decrying how our nation is collapsing into stupidly, I say does it really matter?
Last week I saw a poster listing ten fictional Scots on the side of The Scott Monument in Princess Street Gardens and I tweeted this reaction to it:
My reaction to seeing the list of 10 Fictional Scots on the Scott Monument