Monthly Archives: July 2011

Quasi-GothWatch: Monica Bellucci

I recently discovered that Monica Bellucci is one of my longest-standing crushes. Obviously I was familiar with her recent roles in movies like Shoot ‘Em Up and The Matrix sequels, but I didn’t realise she also played one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about Films | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

High Art Hangover

Chalk another one up to curiosity, I guess… when I saw a copy of Viva la Diva (2008) sitting on the charity shop shelf, it seemed such a bizarre concept, I just couldn’t resist. For those who don’t know, this … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about Films | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

In The Dark

One of the movies that motivated my purchase of the boxset that also included Witchcraft and Revelation, was the horror anthology Tales from the Darkside (1990). I remembered watching it on VHS, back in my student days, and really enjoying … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about Films | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Like A Hole In The Hand

Back in the day, I worked with a woman who seemed astonished when I dropped even the most basic Biblical trivia into a conversation about history and/or religion… but, having gone to a churchy school where “religious education” was a … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about Films | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Appuntice: Week 2

I hadn’t actually intended to write about Show Me The Funny every week, but here we are again! The first episode was given a sound thrashing by the real critics, and it’s getting killed in the ratings, so I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about Stand-Up, Rants about TV | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

No Messin’

A few weeks ago I was saying how turned off I was by the later seasons of Will & Grace… but when a stack of season six box-sets appeared on sale in a local remaindered bookshop, I couldn’t resist picking … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tapped Out

In far less tragic news, the BBC have finally nixed Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps! As I’ve said before, I probably would have pulled the plug when Kathryn Drysdale and Sheridan Smith left, but I guess … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , | Leave a comment