Monthly Archives: November 2013

“A Favour, Father?”

A couple of days after referencing Christopher Lee’s Fu Manchu flicks in a blog post, I found all five DVDs going cheap in a second-hand shop, and felt compelled by the Law of Synchronicity (and Politically Correct curiosity) to check … Continue reading

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When Two Lemons Collide

Finally caught up with the fifth season of 30 Rock, and laughed myself silly. I don’t really have anything to say about the quality or hilarity of this season in comparison to its predecessors, but I was glad to see … Continue reading

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Magic vs. Miracles

In my post about Cho-Dependent, I stated that Sarah Silverman’s Jesus is Magic set such a high standard for stand-up shows, that even Big S herself might never match it… and sadly her new hour-long HBO special, We Are Miracles, … Continue reading

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Managing Mischief

[Contains shrieking shacks and SPOILERS!!!] None of the issues that I had with the previous Harry Potter flicks really apply to The Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)… I mean, yes, if I was feeling petty I could scoff at the decision … Continue reading

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Wu Who?

There was a lot of talk a while back about remaking the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie, but apparently no one noticed that the Disney Channel had already remade it, with a different title and Brenda Song in the … Continue reading

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Pro-Cho

According to Wikipedia, Margaret Cho has been “active” as a comedian since 1993, but for some shameful reason it’s taken me this long to get around to watching one of her shows. Boo to me! As stand-up comedy can often … Continue reading

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Sittin’ In The U-Bend, Thinkin’ ‘Bout Death…

[Contains a mouthful of slugs and SPOILERS!!!] Returning to the Harry Potter film franchise, I had the same reaction to Chamber of Secrets (2002) as I did to its predecessor: Good rollicking Fantasy fun, occasionally undermined by the implausible laxity, … Continue reading

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