Monthly Archives: September 2014

Messing In Action

[Contains sucker-dart guns and SPOILERS!!!] We can all agree that Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a brilliant police-station sitcom with hilarious jokes, progressive politics, diverse casting, and engaging cases-of-the-week… but what if it were the opposite of that? Well, then it would … Continue reading

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Back Ally 3: Pig

[Contains remotely adjustable high-heels and SPOILERS!!!] The third season of Ally McBeal (1999) seemed a little grimmer than its predecessors, with the untimely demise of a central character and several acrimonious break-ups and betrayals out-weighing the usual wacky antics. Personally, … Continue reading

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“Z” For Danger

[Contains unnecessary sunglasses and SPOILERS!!!] I’m no expert, of course, but I’d venture that if someone wanted to make a successful “rival” to The Walking Dead, the best way to go about it would be to show the lighter side … Continue reading

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“… And Jazzy Jeff!”

Ari Graynor made a guest appearance on Garfunkel and Oates this week*, moving me to write about a show that I’ve been feeling fairly apathetic about up until now. As far as sitcoms about musical-comedy-duos go, I think G&O comes … Continue reading

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Grounded4Life 1: Ark Of Descent

[Contains sacred bonsai trees and SPOILERS!!!] I wasn’t really aware of CW’s The 100 until I started seeing trailers for its UK airing on E4… but when I was looking for something to watch over dinner one day, and idly … Continue reading

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Street Fightin’ Woman

[Contains a scale-model city and SPOILERS!!!] Last week my DVD player died (after 12 years of loyal service), so I decided to upgrade to a Blu-Ray player and see what all the fuss was about… I’ve already used it to … Continue reading

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“Out Or Dead” – Pt. 2

[Contains chip-strap beards and SPOILERS!!!] The first part of Mesrine (2008), “Killer Instinct”, began with a disorienting split-screen sequence depicting the final moments of the infamous French gangster’s life, as he attempted to flee the city with his young girlfriend … Continue reading

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