Monthly Archives: November 2016

Délicieux!

Although Jennifer Saunders didn’t actually mention the sitcom Let Them Eat Cake (1999) in her memoir Bonkers, reading it did inspire me to finally get around to buying this series on DVD, as part of my ongoing arm-chair exploration of … Continue reading

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Sink Or Swim

[Contains sinister full-face-snorkel-masks and SPOILERS!!!] I don’t generally watch a lot of “reality” TV, but I do have a long-standing addiction to The Apprentice (UK)… partly for the schadenfreude of seeing cocky Suits get their comeuppance, and partly for the … Continue reading

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Alimony & Acrimony

Although I respect what Sharon Horgan has achieved as an award-winning comedy writer/actress, I find her style of humour too acidic for my tastes, and have never been able to watch any of her shows beyond the first episode… until … Continue reading

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“Yeah… Let’s Go Get Killed!”

[Contains faux-defensive wounds and SPOILERS!!!] For the past week, I’ve been working my way through Wes Craven’s Scream quadrilogy… and while all four satirical slasher flicks received rather mixed reviews from the professional critics, I still believe that the first … Continue reading

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