Category Archives: Rants about Films

GothWatch: Cameron’s Cosmo Cosplay!

Dove Cameron recently appeared as the lead in a sorta-jukebox-musical adaptation of Clueless, so apparently someone at Cosmopolitan had the bright idea to invite her in for a photoshoot where she dressed up as various “teen queen” movie heroines, from Clueless’s … Continue reading

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“You Better Bring Your Wellies…”

Making good on my resolution to watch more of Jessica Knappett’s work, I picked up a copy of The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)… specifically the three-disc DVD edition exclusive to Asda, which boasts a bonus batch of video-diaries, because that’s how … Continue reading

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Not The Best…

To kick off the “festive season” I watched Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever (2014), a made-for-television movie starring cheery human Megan Charpentier alongside the eponymous internet-meme, voiced by Aubrey Plaza. Despite scoring a truly atrocious 27% “freshness” rating on Rotten … Continue reading

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R.I.P. William Goldman (1931-2018)

Sad to say, veteran screenwriter William Goldman has passed into the infinite, at age 87. Besides winning shiny awards (and critical plaudits) for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and All the President’s Men (1976), he also won the … Continue reading

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“Can I Still Have My Lightsaber Back Though?”

So, t’other day I was searching through various online name generators, when I discovered the YouTube channel of a young “video maker and amateur theme park fan” named Jenny Nicholson. The clip that drew my attention, “How To Make Up … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Fenella Fielding, OBE (1927 – 2018)

Sad news: Fenella Fielding, the inimitable actress best remembered (and adored) for her role in classic British horror-comedy Carry On Screaming! (1966), recently passed into the infinite, at the age of 90. According to a statement from her spokeswoman: “This … Continue reading

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Too Little Time

Browsing Annalise Basso’s IMDb page t’other day alerted me to the existence of a short (NSFW) western joint called The Good Time Girls (2017), directed and co-written by Courtney Hoffman (with Lucy Teitler), who’s worked as a costume designer on … Continue reading

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