Tag Archives: Anna Faris

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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Buy Buy Baby

For the life of me, I can’t figure out what age-group Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) was actually aimed at… I mean, at first glance all the characters appear to be grown-ups, but their shameless mugging and pantomime slapstick makes … Continue reading

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Causal Adjustments

[Contains SPOILERS!!!] I must admit I wasn’t expecting very much from FAQ About Time Travel (2009) when I rented it, but after a shaky start it turned out to be a very engaging and amusing sci-fi comedy. For those who … Continue reading

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Buggin’ Out

Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005) opens with a montage of footage from previous instalments in the series, combined with newspaper headlines charting the vivified Volkswagen’s rise to racing glory and decline into junkyard obscurity. Which is all fine and good, except … Continue reading

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The Tragic Kingdom

The cover of House Bunny (2008) proudly boasts that it comes “from the screenwriters who brought you Legally Blonde”… which is perfectly true, of course, but it’s not the whole truth. Legally Blonde (2001) was based on a previously published … Continue reading

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Women in Hollywood

While doing my weekly Big S picture-trawl, I came across this interesting article in Jezebel, about the absence of female writers on the staff of big TV shows and movies. Now, as noted further down the article, when they claim that … Continue reading

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