Monthly Archives: February 2016

Voxy: Week 8

I enjoyed my first exposure to The Voice (UK) so much, I naively assumed I’d be writing about it every week… but none of the other contestants who auditioned over the subsequent weeks moved me the way that Cody Frost … Continue reading

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Although the reviews for Southwark Playhouse’s all-female production of Cyrano de Bergerac have been rather mixed (to put it politely), there was plenty praise for Kathryn Hunter‘s performance in the title role, and several critics also singled out her co-star Ellie Kendrick: … Continue reading

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Metal Resistease

Item: Babymetal (or rather, the shadowy svengalis who control them) have released a short teaser trailer for their upcoming album Metal Resistance, featuring a snippet of lead single “Karate” which is now available via various virtual vendors… though sadly not Amazon … Continue reading

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Snowy Siblings?

Believe it or not, I’ve honestly been trying to pace myself when it comes to obsessing over Ellie Kendrick, and was hoping to go a couple more posts before mentioning her again… but then someone went and asked her about the popular Game of Thrones … Continue reading

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Applesauce 4: Paulapalooza!

[Contains unsafe celebrity-themed night-lights and SPOILERS!!!] The fourth season of The Larry Sanders Show (1995) was the series high-point for ‘Paula’ and Janeane Garofalo alike… not only did they appear in the majority of the episodes here, but also scored … Continue reading

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Institutional Cynicism

[Contains strategically-placed confetti-bombs and SPOILERS!!!] I was looking for something sappy to watch on Valentine’s Night, and settled on Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (2012), after its title and IMDb categorisation lulled me into expecting a jolly period rom-com… only to … Continue reading

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Sans Halo (And Timeslot)

I went searching for the latest episode of Angel From Hell this morning, only to discover that it’s already been cancelled, a mere five weeks into the first season! Personally, I found this show to be funny, warm, and charming… I … Continue reading

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