Monthly Archives: February 2012

“Shut The F*ck Up, Lita!”

I was a pretty big Lita Ford fan back in the day (I still have a couple of her albums on vinyl, and I listen to the digital versions regularly, because they rock!), but I’ve never been the sort of “fan” who … Continue reading

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Jesus Don’t Want Me For A Sunbeam

[Contains sanctified SPOILERS!!!] Writing about The Pregnancy Pact t’other day reminded me that I had a copy of Saved! (2004) in my stack, waiting to be watched. For those who don’t know, this teen-centric satire stars Jena Malone as ‘Mary … Continue reading

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Florrie Rides Again!

On Sunday night, BBC4 broadcast The Cricklewood Greats, a mockumentary charting the rise and fall of a fictional film studio, invented by writer/director/host Peter Capaldi. The programme doubled as a cheeky history of popular British cinema, featuring eerily accurate pastiches … Continue reading

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Your Eggo Is Preggo

A few weeks back I was wondering what had become of that precocious kid from Hocus Pocus, and now I have my answer… The Pregnancy Pact (2010) is a TV-movie starring Thora Birch as ‘Sidney Bloom’, a vlogger who returns to her … Continue reading

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Miami, Minnesota

[Contains slightly frostbitten SPOILERS!!!] Tomorrow afternoon sees the “network premiere” of New in Town (2009) on Ch4, but I already had a second-hand copy waiting on my stack, so I thought I’d write it up today in a desperate bid … Continue reading

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Tweet Home

I’m not really a big sci-fi buff (in fact a friend recently berated me for admitting that I’d never seen E.T.), so a lot of the in-jokes and references in Paul (2011) were wasted on me… but there are plenty … Continue reading

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Hammerdown

Although I knew it had picked up pretty good reviews, I wasn’t in any particular hurry to watch Thor (2011), but a friend had rented it for the week, so what the heck? For those who don’t know, this big … Continue reading

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