Monthly Archives: October 2011

GothWatch: Nancy Downs

Switching my focus from vampires to witches, I watched The Craft (1996) last night, and reacquainted myself with one of the coolest/cutest/craziest fictional Goth chicks of all time. For those who don’t know, this horror flick tells the story of … Continue reading

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Putting the “Damp” in Dhampir

Still on a vampire kick, I thought I’d give BloodRayne (2005) another spin… and actually found it a little less painful the second time around. Obviously there’s no way I could ever describe it as a “good” movie… but I don’t … Continue reading

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I ❤ Earhart

[Contains jimmy-jacked SPOILERS] I hadn’t intended to watch Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) all the way through… I’d just put the TV on while I was eating dinner, and figured that was the least terrible … Continue reading

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Out For The Count

As I’ve mentioned before, I have vivid memories of fetishizing a pack of trading cards featuring images from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), back in my formative years. Watching the film again to help get me into the Hallowe’en spirit, I still get … Continue reading

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Comic Stripped

Reading an article from The Telegraph about The Hunt for Tony Blair has set the cogs in my brain a-whirrin’. Apparently next year will mark the 30th anniversary of Channel 4 as a broadcasting entity, as well as the first … Continue reading

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The Fugitive Fibber

Friday night saw the return of the infamous Comic Strip Presents crew, for a one-off special titled The Hunt for Tony Blair… and it was strangely reassuring to see that they haven’t bothered buffing up their opening title sequence for the … Continue reading

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A Bum Note

[Written in the key of SPOILERS!] Off the top of my head, I can’t think of many recent rom-coms centering around a creative partnership, so Music and Lyrics (2007) definitely has that going for it… and I think Hugh Grant … Continue reading

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