Monthly Archives: December 2009

Christina Cox as “Jen Crane”

Defying Gravity came to an abrupt halt last week, here in the UK. I neglected to read up on it before I started watching, and it was only around the third or fourth episode that I discovered the show was … Continue reading

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WTF!?

Online news sources are reporting that the actress Brittany Murphy has died, following a full cardiac arrest. She was 32. Obviously I’m hoping this news isn’t true, but I guess we’ll find out more tomorrow. I can’t pretend to be … Continue reading

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The ‘Misfits’ Finale…

Hmmm… what to make of that? At times it felt a little too monster-of-the-week-y, and barely touched on the major “elephant in the room” (or corpses in the store room, if you like) of the main series arc. Again, the … Continue reading

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Lauren Socha as “Kelly”

Finally managed to catch up with the first five episodes of Misfits (hurrah for the internet!), just in time for the series finale this Thursday. The pitch used in a lot of reviews was “Heroes meets Skins”, but really it’s … Continue reading

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Unsolicited End-of-Year Opinions…

I see a lot of mags/sites are breaking out their “Best of the Decade” lists, but I can’t be doing with that. Amélie remains my favourite film of all time, so it follows that it’s my fave of the decade… … Continue reading

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Paloma Faith

As the lead “Emo” Andrea in St Trinian’s, Paloma Faith scored herself a considerable amount of screen time, although I didn’t really notice her until she ditched the face-paint and piercings, and appeared as herself on an episode of Never … Continue reading

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