Monthly Archives: October 2008

Big Train 2: Rise of the Tate

The second series of Big Train was made three or four years after the original, and suffers a little from the loss of Graham Linehan as co-writer and director. On the other hand, the sketches are a lot shorter and … Continue reading

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Big Train 1

Made my way through the first series of Big Train… and it’s still a very funny show. I’d agree with Graham Linehan’s suggestion on the commentary track that he let some of the sketches run a bit long, especially since … Continue reading

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Hunting of the Snarky

Last night Ch4 showed Failure to Launch (2006), a romantic comedy starring Matthew McConaughey as a ruggedly handsome, extreme sports dude who still lives with his parents, and Sarah Jessica Parker as the creepy, manipulative woman who is hired to … Continue reading

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