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Marry, Shag or Cliff? Sean Bean edition

Remember the rules? It’s been a while: you must choose one of each of the three candidates to match each fate. No skipping any.

Or you could just talk about your favourite entertainments, since this is just a hook to hang some pop culture on. How about this awards season, eh?

SF Question of the Day: Dune and Lawrence of Arabia

Would Frank Herbert’s Dune have been such a wide success if its publication in 1965 had not been preceded by David Lean’s masterful cinematography of windswept dunes in 1962’s Lawrence of Arabia?

How, more generally, does our experience of pictorial representations of landscapes and people (both still and moving pictures) influence our perceptions of other works of art, of the world and people around us, and even of our own self-awareness?