Monthly Archives: November 2014

MMM

To mark Armistice/Remembrance Day, I decided to dig out A Very Long Engagement (aka: Un long dimanche de fiançailles) (2004), which stars Audrey Tautou as ‘Mathilde Donnay’, the fiancée of a young soldier supposedly killed while stranded in no-man’s-land, who is determined … Continue reading

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There’s Something Wrong With Charlie

[Contains busted soda-dispensers and SPOILERS!!!] The third and final flick in my impromptu Farrelly Brothers fest is Me, Myself & Irene (2000), starring Jim Carrey as ‘Charlie Baileygates’, a long-serving Rhode Island State Trooper suffering from a split-personality disorder, who … Continue reading

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Rubbish Robots From Beyond The Grave

[Contains cyber-selfies and SPOILERS!!!] I managed to stick with the eighth series of Doctor Who for a couple episodes before the Michelle Gomez cameos dwindled and apathy set in… but I made an effort to watch the final two episodes, … Continue reading

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As Ugly As I Seem

The second disc in my boxset of Farrelly Brothers flicks was Shallow Hal (2001), starring Jack Black as the eponymous ass who gets hypnotised by life-coach Tony Robbins into seeing people’s “inner beauty”, rather than their skin-deep physical appearance… which is … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Stalkin’

[Contains watery driving-ranges and SPOILERS!!!] I found a 3-disc boxset of Farrelly Brothers flicks on sale in a charity shop for a pound, and thought I’d give them a spin for old time’s sake. First up is There’s Something About … Continue reading

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Relapse

[Contains Lemon Zest and SPOILERS!!!] I was happy to see Mom return for a second season last week… until I got to the end of the premiere episode, and remembered why I’d grown so frustrated with it the first time around. To … Continue reading

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A to M

I can’t imagine the cast and crew of A to Z are having a very happy Halloween after learning that their show has been cancelled, due to dangerously low ratings… although there’s some solace in knowing that the eight remaining … Continue reading

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