Monthly Archives: October 2011

United States of WTF!?

This Halloween weekend I’ve been catching up with the first four episodes of a spanky new TV series called American Horror Story, which premiered on October 5th, on a cable channel called FX. I think the show’s title is pretty … Continue reading

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Brackish

Healthy-eating types are always recommending that we reduce the amount of salt in our diets… and yet, if you buy the DVD of Salt (2010), you get three full variants of the same movie to gorge on! First is the … Continue reading

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Plot Holes & Revelations

[Contains unholy SPOILERS!] As I’ve said before, I’m an easy mark for films about angels and demons, and often find myself sitting through a lot of tedious dreck, for the sake of those batshit crazy moments when Hell literally breaks … Continue reading

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Time Suck

[Contains sacrificial SPOILERS!] Last night I watched the teen horror comedy Jennifer’s Body (2009), but find it hard to summon up any particularly strong feelings about it one way or the other. The review aggregate sites seem to rate it … Continue reading

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Folk Me

I’d sworn to myself that I would stop buying random DVDs, so I could save up for the next 30 Rock boxset… but while I was checking prices in WHSmith, I spotted the second season of Flight of the Conchords … Continue reading

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Zombies, Camera, Action!

[Contains slow, shuffling SPOILERS!] The first time I tried to watch Diary of the Dead (2007), I had to turn it off after ten minutes (for reasons I’ll come to in a bit)… but this time I was determined to see it … Continue reading

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Damn Funny Femmes

For no apparent reason, BBC2 has started showing a French sketch show in the wee small hours of Friday morning… and I probably wouldn’t even have noticed it in the listings, except for the fact it was called WOMEN! in … Continue reading

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