Monthly Archives: September 2014

“Hah! Lady Hands!”

Brooklyn Nine-Nine returned for its second season this week, and if that wasn’t exciting enough, the opening episode featured a cameo by Jenny Slate as the mistress of a notorious mobster that Jake (Andy Samberg) was attempting to track down while … Continue reading

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Critical Mallin’

I’m not proud of the fact that I watched Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) on TV yesterday… or the fact that I laughed numerous times… or the fact that I thought Kevin James actually looked kinda cool gliding around on … Continue reading

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Demon vs. Dick 2: Baby Boogaloo

[Contains pool-cleaning SPOILERS!!!] It was easy to forgive a lot of Paranormal Activity’s rougher edges on the grounds that it was written/directed by a first-timer, and filmed over the course of a week, with unknown actors ad-libbing most of their … Continue reading

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The Short Arm Of The Law

Funny Or Die has posted a trailer for a fake crime series title Tiny Detectives, starring Ellen Page (5’1”) and Kata Mara (5’2”) as the eponymous, pint-sized police ladies. The jokes are all pretty broad and slapsticky (SPOILER: They even … Continue reading

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Me4She

On Saturday, Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson delivered a speech at the United Nations headquarters, to mark the launch of the HeForShe gender equality campaign, which aims to mobilise men against gender inequalities. A full transcript of her address can be … Continue reading

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Old Boys

[Contains buried fridges and SPOILERS!!!] New Girl returned for a fourth season this week, and I greeted it with mixed feelings. Although I still think Zooey Deschanel is totes adorable (with a silent “K”)*, I’d started to lose enthusiasm towards … Continue reading

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GothWatch: Lydia Deets (with an “S”)

I was idly flicking through the TV channels t’other night when I landed on Runaway Jury (2003), and was lured in by the opening scenes, expecting it to be a smart courtroom drama about a landmark anti-gun case, with lots … Continue reading

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