Monthly Archives: March 2012

HippieWatch: Guerrin Gardner

While we’re on the subject of cavorting “flower children”, this week’s instalment of New Girl (ep #1.16) saw the disarmingly domestic dandy ‘Schmidt’ (Max Greenfield) casting off his household duties, work commitments, and finely tailored clothing, in order to join … Continue reading

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“Cut Some Capers, Man!”

Again with the genre-bending: While The Wicker Man (1973) is wildly hailed as one of the greatest “horror movies” ever made, I think it also deserves praise as a twisty crime thriller and hilarious musical comedy! For those who don’t know … Continue reading

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“On Second Thoughts, Maybe I Am A Crook!”

I hadn’t actually intended to record Frost/Nixon (2008) when it was shown on TV last Sunday, but when I started watching it as a time-killer before bed, I got drawn in by the drama. For those who don’t know, this … Continue reading

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Crazy Like A Girl

[Contains potentially rabid, flea-infested SPOILERS!!!] I’ve seen quite a bit of genre-bending over the last couple of days, but I was still thrown off-balance by The Fox and the Child (2007) (aka Le renard et l’enfant), which seems to be … Continue reading

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Seedy

[Contains icky, sticky SPOILERS!!!] Following yesterday’s post about Adaptation, we come to a far less acclaimed example of self-referential humour, with Seed of Chucky (2004) (aka Child’s Play 5). For those who don’t know, this comedy-horror stars Jennifer Tilly as … Continue reading

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“That’s Kind Of Weird, Huh?”

[Contains nervous, sweaty SPOILERS!!!] While cheerfully copy-and-pasting Tilda Swinton titles into my “wish list”, I neglected to check how large her role actually was in each of the films I was listing… thankfully, while she may only score a few … Continue reading

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To Frell And Back

I hadn’t seen Farscape (1999-2004) since it was first broadcast by the BBC back in the day, but it had been on my “wish list” for a while, so when I saw a complete run of the first season going … Continue reading

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From Riches To [CENSORED]

Sunday night saw the premiere of a new ABC series coyly titled GCB, based on the book Good Christian Bitches by Kim Gatlin. For those who don’t know, this mildly satirical dramedy stars Leslie Bibb as ‘Amanda Vaughn’, a former … Continue reading

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Marie The Maven

While checking my Astrostyle horoscope t’other day, I noticed a testimonial from a lady who kinda looked like Nigella Lawson, so out of curiosity I clicked the link, and found myself at the website of “Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur” Marie Forleo… who describes … Continue reading

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Lucky Canucks!

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been unable to sleep recently, tossing and turning in your bed, desperately wondering “What is Meredith MacNeill up to these days?” Well, we’ll all be able to catch some Zs tonight, safe in the … Continue reading

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