Monthly Archives: December 2013

No Kit? Aw…

[Contains stock boat-race footage and SPOILERS!!!] Naked Weapon (2002) opens with a trio of CIA operatives staking-out a fancy hotel, waiting for a sexy-lady-assassin to off one of its residents, so they can track her back to her boss, the … Continue reading

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Angel Beats Barbie

During a random Google search, I stumbled upon an eBay listing for a toy I didn’t even know existed… a Jakks Pacific “G.I.R.L. Force” Doll of ‘Alex’ from Charlie’s Angels! According to the blurb the doll features “Attitude Striking Neck, … Continue reading

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Kristen-Mas 2013!

The past few days have yielded several yuletide treats for Kristen Schaal fans here in the UK… on Christmas Day she had a vocal cameo in Toy Story 3 (2010), which premiered on BBC1 just after The Queen’s Speech, and … Continue reading

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For Christ’s Sake

The Nativity Story (2006) doesn’t really satisfy as a film in its own right, and I’m not sure anyone would want to watch it at any other time of the year… but it does do an admirable job of putting … Continue reading

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“Mummy Needs A Getaway Car…”

I think it’s fair to say that pseudo-satirical teen comedy Sugar & Spice (2001) comes up short, both in terms of its running time (a scant 73 mins), and its delivery of big laughs. Curiously, the script is credited to … Continue reading

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“Raccoon Broth Is Best!”

There’s been bugger all to watch on TV so far this holiday, so I’ve been bashing through DVDs at an alarming rate. Last night I exposed my fuzzy brain to Seijun Suzuki’s Princess Raccoon (2005), a colourful, cartoonish, bat-crap-crazy musical … Continue reading

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“How Dare You!”

The third and final DVD in the hat-trick of stand-up specials that Santa brought me this year was Janeane Garofalo’s If You Will (2010), recorded live at the Moore Theatre in Seattle. I’ve had a huge crush on Garofalo as an … Continue reading

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