Monthly Archives: December 2010

Honest to blog!

Somewhere between watching Hard Candy (2005) at the cinema and picking up a DVD boxset of ReGenesis (2004) I became a huge Ellen Page fan. I think she’s a genius actress (and mighty cute to boot), so naturally I was … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Passion

I’m always reluctant to recommend anything to do with The Mail on Sunday, but their You magazine does occasionally have some interesting interviews… and this week their cover featured the ridiculously gorgeous Caterina Murino! Apparently she’s a big name across … Continue reading

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The Cair Paravel Fail

[Here be SPOILERS!!!] As a freshly minted Tilda Swinton fan, I’ve been keeping a keen eye out for copies of her other films… and this year the BBC was nice enough to show The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch … Continue reading

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Hungered

To be honest, I’d never actually heard of The Hunger TV series (1997) before I bought the battered first season boxset in a second-hand shop… but it was cheap and it had pretty ladies on the cover and I liked … Continue reading

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HippieWatch!

After Goth Chicks, I’d have to say that my next favourite (and most fancied) comedy archetype is the Hippie Chick. Of course, they don’t crop up in modern comedies as often as they did back in the day, but you … Continue reading

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GothWatch: St. Trinian’s Bonus!

Jessica Bell as ‘Beth’ and Montserrat Lombard  as ‘Zoe’ (with their dog “RIP”) in St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold… Because, why not?

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Quasi-GothWatch: Jessica Bell

I know, I know, I know… I’m devoting way too much time and thought to these flicks… but there’s something about seeing potentially great ideas hampered by muddled execution that really frustrates me, and “The Banned of St. Trinian’s” is … Continue reading

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