Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Gleek Effect…

Well, according to the charts at both Play.com and Amazon.co.uk, The Rocky Horror Picture Show DVD became a Top Ten bestseller this week… and no doubt that’s all down to the hype that it got in Glee. Since the version depicted in that … Continue reading

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“Greige” is the Word

Last night, the BBC were nice enough to broadcast Easy Virtue (2008), a period comedy based on Noel Coward’s play of the same name, concerning a rather spineless and bland young Englishman (Ben Barnes), who hooks up with a feisty … Continue reading

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Stupernatural

In a cunning bid to get viewers hooked on long-running American TV shows, my local supermarket has a whole stack of first season boxsets on sale for the ridiculously tempty price of seven pounds sterling each! I tried to resist … Continue reading

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The Danish Double-Take

Flipping through my TV listings magazine, I was pleasantly surprised to spot a photo of French auteur/actress Marina de Van in the “Highlights” section, and a slew of questions immediately raced through my mind, before my eyes could latch onto … Continue reading

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Lukewarm Patootie

It’s a mystery to me… I like Jane Lynch, I like musicals, and I have a big crush on Lea Michele… so why do I find Glee so utterly unwatchable? I don’t know… I can’t really pin it down… there’s … Continue reading

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Only in Dreams…

Finally got around to watching The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), the latest flight-of-fantasy from Terry Gilliam… which features no less than three ex-St Trinian’s girls! First up was the divinely beautiful Lily Cole, playing ‘Valentina’, daughter of the eponymous … Continue reading

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Sugar Luv

Sugar Rush (2005-2006) was an after-the-watershed dramedy, broadcast by Ch4, which centred around a closeted teen lesbian, Kim, who moves to a new town with her family, and promptly starts crushing on her best-friend, Sugar… who, rather unfortunately for our … Continue reading

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