“The Matrix” film review (by Julien H., 3ème B)

The Matrix is an action movie directed and written by the Wachowskis and produced by Warner Bros. It’s with Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne and Carrie-Anne Moss. It’s a great movie.

The story of The Matrix is about a programmer and a hacker named Neo. He’ll be contacted by Morpheus, who’s going to reveal to him that the world isn’t the real world, but a simulation created by machines which use humanity as energy. During the movie, we see Neo and his fight against the machines, especially against Agent Smith, responsible for enforcing the rules of the matrix.

Continue reading

Film Review no. 1: “The Blind Side” (by Lorette D. and Célia M., 3è F)

photo-blog

Last week, we watched the film The Blind Side, and we found it moving and very interesting. It’s based on a true story, that of Michael Oher, a famous American footballer. Namely, the famous Sandra Bullock played the main role and she received an Oscar thanks to her part in the movie in 2010. The film was directed by John Lee Hancock and produced by Gil Netter.

It tells the story of a young black teenager who is very poor because he hasn’t got a place to live and hasn’t got a change of clothes. Then, he is helped by a generous family who helps him to study to go to a famous university. The story takes place in Memphis, in Tennessee. The main characters are Leigh-Anne played by Sandra Bullock, Michael Oher played by Quinton Aaron and the little boy Sean Junior played by Jae Head.

Continue reading

Film Review no. 2: “The Blind Side” (by Léa A., 3ème B)

Today, I’ll talk to you about The Blind Side. I watched the film in English class. The film The Blind Side was directed by John Lee Hancock and the production society was Alcon Entertainment. It is an American film. It was released in 2009 and it lasts 129 minutes. It’s a drama. The film was nominated for the Oscar for the best film. The movie is an adaptation of Michael Lewis’s book. The film is based on a true story, that of Micheal Oher, who is a famous American footballer.

The story takes place in USA nowadays.  It’s about a homeless black teenager; his name is Oher. The role was performed by Quinton Aaron. This guy lives in Memphis, in the part of the city that people don’t want to see. He is immersed in an atmosphere of drugs and violence. The environment of his childhood was very hard. Then, there is the ‘perfect family’. Leigh Anne Tuohy, played by Sandra Bullock, who takes care of her two children and her rich husband. All is beautiful, the house, the car, the family meal …

Continue reading

Red Nose Day

reddddd

Red Nose Day is a well-known event in the UK. The aim of the day is to raise money for a charity called Comic Relief which helps people in need in Africa and in the UK. This year, it takes place on Friday, 13th March. Our partners in Newsome High School are taking part in the event.

Red Nose Day est une grande journée au Royaume Uni. L’objectif de cette évènement est de récolter de l’argent pour une charité qui s’appelle “Comic Relief”. Cette charité aide des gens qui souffrent de la pauvreté en Afrique et au Royaume Uni. Cette année, elle a lieu vendredi, le 13 mars. Nos partenaires à Newsome High School participent à cette évènement.

To find out more, have a look at the official website (Pour en savoir plus, regardez le site officiel):

http://www.rednoseday.com

A day in the life of a pupil at Collège Jean Jaurès: Lola’s day

fresque_20010-300x24

At 7 o’clock, I wake up, I get up, I have a shower and get dressed. Then, I have breakfast with all my family. In France, we often eat jam and butter on a slice of bread, cereal, fruit and sometimes, at the weekend, we have a croissant. We usually drink orange juice or a hot chocolate. I have a piece of bread with nutella and a glass of apple juice for my breakfast. At 7.55, I brush my teeth, and do my hair. I leave my house at 8 o’clock to get on the school bus.

Continue reading