Monthly Archives: May 2012

Butter Or Gravy?

I haven’t mentioned the American fantasy-drama series Once Upon a Time before, because, while I don’t really buy into the concept of “guilty pleasures”, it’s a not a show that I’m particularly proud of watching. For those who don’t know, … Continue reading

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Bonus Gråbøl

Once again, there seems to be a scandalous scarcity of Sofie Gråbøl photos coming out of this year’s BAFTA Awards… and while it was flattering to find that my blog was the top hit when I ran a Google Images … Continue reading

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BAFTA TV 5/12

Last night the annual BAFTA TV Awards were held at London’s Royal Festival Hall, and broadcast on BBC1… I didn’t have many horses in this particular race, but I’m certainly not going to let that stop me from writing a … Continue reading

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Cannes-Did M-Rod

Earlier this week, Michelle Rodriguez was snapped by the paps, while chilling in Cannes, wearing a skimpy bikini that left very little to the imagination… which naturally set me thinking about her naked body her hard-line stance regarding on-screen sexuality. … Continue reading

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You Can’t Stop Rock ‘N’ Roll

I was pretty much sold on The Rocker (2008) as soon as I saw the DVD cover, with a long-haired Rainn Wilson giving me a double devil-horn salute… but the back cover blurb gave me pause. To wit: “Twenty years … Continue reading

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Animal-lingual Pt. 2: Pratt Falls

[Contains hick-hoppin’, doggy-dish-dopin’ SPOILERS!!!] Having enjoyed the first half of the Dr. Dolittle quadrilogy, I was a little hesitant to take a crack at the straight-to-DVD second half… despite the fact that Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006) finds Kyla Pratt stepping … Continue reading

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Laughing At Outer Space

In the past Ed Wood’s infamous sci-fi flick Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) has been dubbed the “worst movie ever made”, but I think this charge is highly debatable. True, it is incredibly amateurish, but there’s nothing particularly offensive … Continue reading

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