Monthly Archives: March 2012

Snooki’s Lament

On a random nostalgia kick I gave Daphne & Celeste a quick Google this morning, and felt a weird sense of pride when I saw how high this blog ranked in the search results… then I felt a stab of … Continue reading

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Carrie On Sexin’ 2: Abu Dhabi Don’t

[Contains luxury, seven-star SPOILERS!!!]I It’s mighty hard to justify my purchase of Sex and the City 2… but I’m a compulsive completist, and the DVD was going cheap in a charity shop, so I’m afraid I let my curiosity get the … Continue reading

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Come Back, Rogue 1

[Contains sadly two-dimensional SPOILERS!!!] I wasn’t especially keen to see Avatar (2009) at the cinema, because of its epic running time… but, weirdly for such a popular movie, I’ve never seen a copy of the DVD going s-hand in any … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Towel Is?

Back in the day, I used to be a huge Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fanboy… I read the books, I watched the show, I listened to the tapes, and I even attended a convention or two… so by the … Continue reading

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Fangs For Nothin’

Back in the day, I snarkily dismissed Heroes as a superhero show created by people who hated comic books, and were deliberately conspiring to make the genre as boring and bland as possible… in much the same way that the writer/director of … Continue reading

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This Is Not The Greatest Film In The World… This Is Just Nora Roberts’ “Tribute” (2009)!*

[Contains insultingly obvious SPOILERS!!!] For those who don’t know, this mediocre TV-movie stars Brittany Murphy as ‘Cilla McGowan’, a former child star from a showbiz family, who is retraining as a building contractor while restoring her late grandmother’s farmhouse. Cilla’s hopes … Continue reading

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Murder In The Park

Back on a Kristin Scott Thomas kick again, I picked up a copy of Gosford Park (2001), a comical drama set in 1930s England, focussing on an ill-fated shooting weekend at the eponymous country estate, which is rather spoiled by … Continue reading

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