Monthly Archives: November 2011

You’re No Rock N’ Roll Fun

I know it was silly of me to get my hopes up over a made-for-TV movie airing on Ch5 in the afternoon, but the premise of Rock the House (2010) made it sound too good to miss! For those who … Continue reading

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Cutting Class

So, today sees the “network premiere” of the St Trinian’s reboot (2007) on Ch4… not that “network premieres” really count for much these days, what with the abundance of film channels, cheap DVDs and interweb torrents. Still, it’s bound to mean … Continue reading

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Dressed To Depress

The first time I sat down to watch the wedding-themed rom-com 27 Dresses (2008) on TV a few months ago, I had to turn it off after the first half-hour because I found the characters so irritating and unlikable, I … Continue reading

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Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow

I remember having to review the family-friendly fantasy Jack Frost (1998) for my uni’s student magazine, back when it first came out… but I couldn’t remember anything about the film itself, beyond the ridiculous premise. For those who don’t know, … Continue reading

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Lund Ho!

Tonight the second series of The Killing (aka Forbrydelsen) will kick-off on BBC4, with the first two episodes airing from 9pm onwards. Hurrah! Set two years after the events of the previous series, and consisting of just ten episodes, S02 … Continue reading

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Beatific Sitcom Cameo Of The Week…

I don’t normally watch Tom Hollander’s sitcom Rev (the way they use a homeless alcoholic as their “Kramer” character rankles with me), but when I read that last night’s episode would feature a go-getting young female curate, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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AbFab: Fizzlin’

I decided to take a break from Absolutely Fabulous before tackling the final disc in my boxset, assuming that I’d be able to get another sizeable post out of all the “behind the scenes” material promised by the back cover … Continue reading

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