Love, Simon

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A few months ago, I bought the book Simon vs the Homo sapiens agenda. I already knew it would be an adaption at that time and already said I’d make sure to finish the book before the film was released. About a month before the film would be released in Belgium I finished the book and have high hopes for the adaptation. As the film has been released in America long before Belgium and all the positive news I read about the American Gay acting community encouraging people to see the film by renting a whole cinema room so that everyone could see it even for free, my hopes for the film grew and grew. I had the opportunity to see it during the Belgian premiere.

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What we learned by following SDCC 2016 online – part 1: TV and film

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$Every geek knows that one weekend in the summer is the most important weekend to spend online, San Diego Comic Con weekend. Every year, I think of making the big trip to San Diego but up till now I haven’t done it yet (It’s still on my bucket list). This weekend I’ve spent many hours watching actor/ studio panels and trailers that have been released especially for SDCC.

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Birthday quotes

This year, for my birthday, I devised a plan to tweet a quote about age every hour on the hour. Thank good for tools that make it possible to program tweets in advance. Here is the list of all the quotes I used. I loved looking through a lot of quotes about age, aging and getting older and these were just the ones that made the cut

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The Danish Girl

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We were very late to go see this film at the cinema. As a consequence, we had to rearrange our plans and see it at another cinema than initially planned. The trailer didn’t tell me much except it’s about a man who’s going to live like a woman – or something like that. Why wouldn’t that be appealing to see! A plus to see this film in the cinema is of course Eddie Redmayne – he really is on a roll – last year in the “Theory of Everything” and later this year in Fantastic Beasts – making this another film for which he might win some awards.

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