Monthly Archives: July 2013

Euro 2013: Get Angerered!

Football news: Yesterday saw Germany win the final of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2013 Championship, with substitute striker Anja Mittag scoring the only goal of the game (off a pass), and impregnable goal-keeper/team-captain Nadine Angerer fending off two separate Norwegian penalty shots! … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 5.5: Mulder’s Mucho Macho Movie!

I don’t really have any memory of watching the fifth season of The X-Files first time around, so I think I went into Fight the Future (1998) as a lapsed follower rather than a slathering devotee, when it opened in … Continue reading

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Behind The Battle

I watched Battle: Los Angeles (2011) last October, and enjoyed it in a mindless time-filler sort of way, but haven’t thought much about it since… at least until this morning, when I found this adorable photograph posted on Michelle Rodriguez’s … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 5: Snaps To Scully

[Contains a syringe of sinister green SPOILERS!!!] According to Chris Carter’s master plan, the fifth season of The X-Files was going to be its last, with the TV show segueing into a series of big-screen adventures, beginning with Fight the … Continue reading

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Mermaids Vs. Angels!

Now that I have a carrier-bag of X-Files DVDs to work through, I find I have a lot less patience when it comes to watching the random movies that crop up on TV. For instance, this weekend Ch5 were showing Mermaids … Continue reading

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JLA News Flash!

Apparently Joey Lauren Adams will be appearing at Fandomfest Comic and Toy Expo (Louisville KY, USA), next weekend (26th-28th July)… although this was only announced a couple of days ago, and the website doesn’t say how long she’ll be there, or what she’ll … Continue reading

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An Experimental Girl

[Contains throaty torch-singin’ SPOILERS!!!] Back in the day, I was a huge Kevin Smith fanboy… and while that obsession has dimmed over the years, I’m still extremely fond of his early “View Askew-niverse” flicks, for all their faults. To date … Continue reading

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The FBI’s Most Unwanted 4: Naah-Ram-Ew!

[Contains icky inbred SPOILERS!!!] It looked like Scully was going to get a relatively easy ride in the fourth season of The X-Files… right up until she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, that is. Most normal people would hear this … Continue reading

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Fan Disservice (A Slight Reprise)

[Contains prop guns loaded with live SPOILERS!] For the last few weeks, CW has been burning off the six remaining episodes of Cult… and, because I’m a masochistic completist, I’ve been making myself watch the damn thing through to the bitter end. … Continue reading

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The Big Bang Balance

[Contains “Disney Princess” cos-playing SPOILERS!] Here in the UK, the sixth season of The Big Bang Theory came to a cliff-hanging close last night… leaving me to ponder what the series would be like if Leonard actually did get eaten … Continue reading

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