Monthly Archives: February 2013

Quasi-PunkWatch: Kolivia Taylor Dudley

Watching this week’s episode of The Mindy Project (ep #1.16) , I couldn’t help being distracted by the toothsome tattoo artist who was inking up special guest star Seth Rogen’s shoulder. It was such a fleeting appearance I wouldn’t normally … Continue reading

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Dial “T-800”, Toll Free!

[Contains organic SPOILERS layered over a steel endoskeleton] Back in my school days, I was obsessed with Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991), and I can remember drawing countless cartoons of “Arnie” strolling around being a bad-ass borg… although these days, … Continue reading

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Necrophiliads

Watching ITV2 last night, I was disturbed to discover that the late Audrey Hepburn had been digitally disinterred to shill for Galaxy chocolate, twenty years after her death. Shudder. The soul-crushing clip stars a preternaturally young A-Hep sat on a bus that’s … Continue reading

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“No Life Without Wife”

Despite the obvious differences in genres, locations, and time periods, it’s impossible to watch Gurinder Chadha’s Bride and Prejudice (2004) without comparing it to other works inspired by, or adapted from, Jane Austen’s novel. I think Bridget Jones’s Diary probably … Continue reading

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Lecker!

I missed the announcement at the time, but earlier this month Amara Karan’s new film, Jadoo, had its “World Premiere Screening” at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. Fancy. Jadoo is set in Leicester, and tells the story of two estranged … Continue reading

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Sex(y) Therapy

I admit Anger Management isn’t the funniest sitcom on the air… in fact it can be downright painful at times… but the cast does include some very talented and charming actresses, so I feel compelled to keep watching regardless. And … Continue reading

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Brickin’ It

[Contains non-SPOILERS for a story in which nothing really happens] There’s no doubt that Brick Lane (2007) is a very pretty film…. but it also left me with a serious case of the blahs. I haven’t read the original novel that … Continue reading

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