Monthly Archives: May 2011

JG on BBC3!?

I didn’t bother watching Ideal when it first started airing back in 2005, because the premise didn’t sound very promising… for those who don’t know, the sitcom centres around the flat of a small-time cannabis dealer named ‘Moz’ (played by … Continue reading

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Big Fat Fail

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), written by and starring Nia Vardalos, was a “sleeper hit” that managed to gross almost four-hundred million dollars world-wide, making it the highest-grossing American rom-com in history, as well as one of the most … Continue reading

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GothWatch: Anthrax & Ebola

Rewatching my Mighty Boosh DVDs, it’s easy to see why I used to get so excited about this show, even if some of the “WTF!?” novelty has faded with familiarity. Aside from the crackpot creativity and abundant artistry, there are … Continue reading

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Forbrydelsen FTW

It seemed odd to me that there weren’t any photos of Sofie Gråbøl with her BAFTA anywhere online (even on the Academy’s own site), considering that The Killing was apparently popular enough to be nominated for two awards, one of … Continue reading

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Get Schooled

Another day, another play… and another gorgeous redheaded actress (or two) to fawn over! This time it’s The School for Scandal at the Barbican Theatre, London, starring Katherine Parkinson as ‘Lady Teazle’, and co-starring Vicki Pepperdine as ‘Mrs. Candour’. Hotcha! … Continue reading

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BAFTA-TV 22/05/11

The BAFTA TV awards 2011 were held last night, and broadcast on BBC1. I thought it might be a bit of a chore to sit through for two whole hours, but Graham Norton made for a pretty hilarious host… although I … Continue reading

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Job Dun

Ace Scottish actress Siobhan Redmond has been attracting rave reviews for her star turn in a sequel to Macbeth, currently playing at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. Written by David Greig and directed by Roxana Silbert, Dunsinane is a political … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the others…

…One of these things just doesn’t belong! Yesterday I was browsing the racks in a local second-hand shop, when I spotted the “classic films” collection pictured here, which includes the following unlikely bed-fellows: The Final Scream (aka Final Stab) (2001), … Continue reading

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GothWatch: Debbies of Varying Size

My TV takes a while to “warm up”, meaning the screen takes a little while to lighten up… so, when I first started watching My Name Is Bruce (2007), the opening night-time scenes were wasted on me. I was able … Continue reading

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The Gals of Gold Lick

Back in my student days I was a big Bruce Campbell fanboy. I guess it all started when a friend made me watch Evil Dead one afternoon, but I much preferred the less gory Raimi flicks, like Crimewave and Army … Continue reading

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