Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nosediving

I wrote a post about Pan Am back when it first premiered in the States, but this week the series will be making its debut here in the UK, on BBC2. For no apparent reason, they’ve chosen to burn off … Continue reading

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Where There’s A Wilma…

I always hated The Flintstones as a kid… on the surface it looked like a fun children’s cartoon, but at heart it was just a boring, middle-aged sitcom about an angry boor who lies to his wife a lot. Even … Continue reading

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AbFab: The Last Gay Box

Having already watched the first four series of Absolutely Fabulous on video, as well as the extras that came with the DVD versions of same, I have now finally caught up with the fifth series and various specials. Hurrah! The … Continue reading

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The AbFab Four: Mirrorball Addendum

Back in February I picked up a cheap video boxset of the first four series of Absolutely Fabulous… and last week I was lulled into purchasing the “Absolutely Everything” DVD boxset in a pre-Xmas sale. It seemed a bit too … Continue reading

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Playing With Fryer

Last week, while I was prematurely bemoaning the end of Perfect Couples, I forgot to mention the silver lining: PhoneShop is back for a second series this week! Admittedly, I was rather slow to catch on to the show first … Continue reading

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Cosmic Things

Seeing Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum together in Transylvania 6-5000 got me thinking about Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), which I hadn’t seen since my old video rental days. Luckily the female members of my family have a collective crush … Continue reading

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Lovely Bonebreaker

Just a few days ago I was saying mean things about Angelina Jolie’s puny appearance as a supposedly kick-ass sleeper agent in Salt… but all it took for me to buy Saoirse Ronan as a super-soldier in Hanna (2011) was … Continue reading

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