Monthly Archives: January 2011

Grudged

The true worth of a “bargain” is often in the eye of the beholder, isn’t it? I mean, if I were to offer you a triple pack of DVDs for £2-45, you might be tempted… but what if the three … Continue reading

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Worth a Queen’s Ransom

Amara Karan (aka The Most Beautiful British Actress Alive*) returns to our screens this week, in a new ITV drama called Kidnap and Ransom. As you may have guessed from the show’s incredibly imaginative title, this three part thriller revolves … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blackeberg

Although I’d heard good things about the Swedish vampire romance Let the Right One In (2008), I was feeling a little fang-fatigue when the DVD turned up in a supermarket bargain bin a few weeks ago, so I politely passed … Continue reading

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I, Zombie Chick

Of course, everyone knows Sean Yseult best as the lead singer for supernatural surf-rock group Famous Monsters… but many may be surprised to learn that before donning her Devil Doll costume, Yseult also played bass for a little-known, largely forgotten … Continue reading

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Privyet, baby!

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) was on TV the night-before-last, and I was surprised by how funny it still was after all these years… especially considering the fact that I pretty much played all three films to death, … Continue reading

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The Last of “Lost”

[Contains mild SPOILERS] I got hooked on Lost back when it was on proper (i.e., terrestrial) TV, and then got mighty pissed off when satellite-station Sky swooped in and stole it away from me (to add insult to injury, Ch4 … Continue reading

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