Transformers 3 filming in Chicago

For several days now our Sr Helena has been posting on Facebook (Sr Anne, too) about Transformers being filmed in our back alley and in Chicago… Here is Sr Helena’s short video of the “disaster” in our alley behind 172 N Michigan Ave a couple of days ago…. All media are constructed realities…. Oh, and Sr Helena met Shia Lebeuouf, too!

Hollywood rips off Shakespeare: Henry V & Independence Day

Today a friend posted Kenneth Branagh’s St Crispan’s Day Speech from Henry V ¬†on Facebook and I was reminded of one of Hollywood’s great rip offs of Shakespeare. Listen, compare it with Bill Pullman’s Independence Day speech from the film … enjoy! True, it’s old news, but a good example of extreme intertextuality!

 

 

President’s Speech Independence Day