Monthly Archives: July 2013

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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Loopy

[Contains motorcade-cruisin’ SPOILERS!] Last Saturday, BBC2 were showing In the Loop (2009), so I thought it might be fun to watch it again, to see how it compared to writer/director Armando Iannucci’s subsequent HBO sitcom Veep. In truth, aside from … Continue reading

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J’aime Assez

[Contains parallel-parking SPOILERS!] Most anthology films can be pretty hit-and-miss affairs… but at least when you watch Paris, Je t’aime (2006), you can be sure that even the sucky segments will show you some interesting scenery! Apparently all the shorts, … Continue reading

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The Power Hour

A venerable BBC Radio show called Woman’s Hour decided to mark the release of its “Power List” by pointing a video camera at fifteen of its “Powerlisters” – including Tracey Emin (CBE!) – and asking them to share their experiences, … Continue reading

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Yawn Fidget Skip

As a budding Indophile, spiritual seeker, hopeless romantic, and devoted viewer of two Ryan Murphy shows, I thought I’d have a whale of a time watching Eat Pray Love (2010)… but I barely had a minnow! The movie sets its … Continue reading

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