Monthly Archives: March 2011

Getting Another Award

Apparently the Royal Television Society Awards were held this week, and the Getting On team won “Best Writer (Comedy)”… so, yay for them! For the life of me I can’t find a single image of them arriving at the ceremony … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: Madeline Blue

Although she doesn’t get many lines in Wet Hot American Summer (2001), Madeline Blue still manages to make a big impression, by virtue of a strong Goth-y look and her innate cuteness. Her character is supposed to be a fan … Continue reading

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Independent Woman

After spotting her on a recent repeat of the music-based panel quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks (where, as per usual, the cool American guest was almost entirely ignored by the host, in favour of some random native nonentity), I found … Continue reading

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What A Lark!

T’other week, The Daily Mail (boo, hiss!) started giving away free DVDs of the first series of Lark Rise To Candleford… and while I was loathe to purchase the “newspaper” myself, I was more than happy to pick up two … Continue reading

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Snaps To Smith (Again)

Apparently Legally Blonde: The Musical won three big prizes at the fancy-schmancy Laurence Olivier theater awards this Sunday, leaving Andrew Lloyd Webber choking on its dust, as his seven nominations came to naught and he went home empty-handed. Hah-ha! To be fair … Continue reading

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Dance Anthem Of The 80s

The main attraction on the second disc in the Mavis Davis bundle* was Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985), which stars SJP and Helen Hunt as two (twenty-something) Catholic schoolgirls desperate to audition for a local televised dance show … Continue reading

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Embattled M-Rod

So, the reviews for Battle: Los Angeles are in, and they ain’t lookin’ good… but having skimmed through them, like the obsessive geek I am, I’ve found that a lot of the critics have actually written quite complimentary (or at … Continue reading

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