Art & Entertainment

2016 Dyslexic Made Films You Won’t Want to Miss

By | January 12th, 2016|Art & Entertainment, News and Views|

It’s that time of year when we take a look at what big screen adventures, Hollywood’s dyslexic community have in store for us. Last year was a bumper year of output for dyslexic directors, producers and [...]

Credible literature for reluctant readers | Quick Reads

By | November 17th, 2015|Art & Entertainment|

As a kid, myself and books were never the best of friends. Unfortunately this apathy towards literature stayed with me until early adulthood; apart from the obligatory books we’re all forced to read for GCSE, I [...]

Bueno Key | The Process of a Dyslexic Filmmaker

By | September 14th, 2015|Art & Entertainment|

Art, addition and the attributes of dyslexic film-making. If you’re a long time reader of The Codpast, you may recall that back in January I predicted that 2015 would be one hell of a year for [...]

Episode 16 – Creative, Successful, Dyslexic – Margaret Rooke

By | September 1st, 2015|Art & Entertainment, Podcasts|

Mother and author Margaret Rooke once had the assumption that Dyslexia was something that happened to other families. Within a family that had always done well academically and with no history of Dyslexia, Margaret was shocked [...]

Film News| Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

By | August 6th, 2015|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

The Plot Reprising the role of Ethan Hunt, Tom Cruise (Dyslexic) takes us on another action packed journey in the 5th instalment of ‘Mission: Impossible.’ MI5:Rogue Nation’ sees Hunt pursuing a group of highly trained killers [...]

Film News|Tatum and his dance moves are back in MMXXL

By | July 4th, 2015|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

Channing Tatum (Dyslexic) and his dance moves are back on our screens as Magic Mike XXL hits our screens. The Plot Picking up the story three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life. "Magic [...]

Our Top 6 Podcasts for Dyslexic Listeners

By | June 19th, 2015|Art & Entertainment, Assistive Tech, Listmania|

Podcasts are one of the best ways for those with Dyslexia to stay informed without the hassle of reading. If you’re unfamiliar with podcasts, think of them as the audio version of Netflicks. They are radio [...]

Blur Release Their First Album in Over a Decade

By | June 16th, 2015|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

2003 was an interesting year. Homeland Security was officially formed, Manchester United won the Premier League, Dizzee Rascal won the Mercury Music Prize with his debut album and Blur released their last album Think Tank. To [...]

Film Review: Jurassic World

By | June 12th, 2015|Art & Entertainment|

As I discussed earlier this year, 2015 will be a fantastic year for films produced by, starring or directed by dyslexic film makers. Of all this years dyslexic made films, Jurassic World is probably the most [...]

Brains behind the beauty (continued)

By | May 8th, 2015|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

Salma’s story is one of bravery; determination and the defiance to prove wrong, anyone that told her, ‘you will not succeed.’ Like any young Dyslexic school proved a bitter/sweet experience for Salma and at the age [...]

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