Monthly Archives: June 2010

Mel Hudson, Aha!

As I said yesterday, two of my favourite moments from Knowing Me, Knowing You were the “riot grrrl” punk band and the Paris episode… but I didn’t realise until I checked the credits that the gorgeous grungy guitarist who mocks … Continue reading

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Knowing Him, Knowing Them

Once upon a time, somewhere between the filming of Circle of Friends and its release, Minnie Driver filled in for Doon MacKichan on Steve Coogan’s spoof chat show, Knowing Me, Knowing You (with Alan Partridge). She played ‘Daniella Forest’, a … Continue reading

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Miscovered

If you trawl through bargain bins and second hand shops for films, one of the lessons you learn pretty quickly is not to believe the front cover boasts regarding the prominence of the supposed “stars”. Silent Assassins is a classic … Continue reading

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The “Curse” Continues!

OMG! Yesterday I mention Amanda Bynes in the same paragraph as Pazuzu, and somehow that caused her to retire from acting entirely! It’s all my fault! Now we’ll be robbed of seeing her misguided attempt at an “edgy” makeover, ala … Continue reading

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Spook Show Baby

Ah… The Exorcist. Is there any point ragging on a much-loved classic, that has won awards I’ll never even get a sniff of? Probably not, but what else are blogs for if not to arrogantly opine about pop-culture? I can … Continue reading

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Again with the awards…

Yesterday the nominations for the (apparently quite prestigious) Rose D’Or awards were announced… and Misfits is up for best Drama! Skins won a few years back, so I’d say they’ve got a good chance… but most of the other noms … Continue reading

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Misfits FTW

I try not to get caught up in these award show thingies… but it warmed my geeky heart to see Misfits pick up a BAFTA for Best Drama last night (I thought of it could have easily won the Sitcom … Continue reading

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