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Wrong.

I was rather looking forward to BBC2’s new comedy-thriller The Wrong Mans after spotting Chandeep Uppal’s name in the main cast list… but once again the poor woman was consigned to the out-of-focus edge of frame, as the white male … Continue reading

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Affirmation in Acting

Although I have nothing but contempt for the character she portrays in Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, I think Georgia Groome actually gives a great performance as her namesake. On the DVD commentary, she claims that they had to use … Continue reading

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Wallpaper & Wallflowers

Thanks to the sales, I was finally able to acquire the collected boxset of Moving Wallpaper and Echo Beach for a fiver! The concept is a very intriguing and innovative one… first you watch a sitcom about a bunch of … Continue reading

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“Anita & Me” and Me

More treasure from the supermarket bargain bin… Anita & Me, an Anglo-Asian dramedy from 2002, adapted by Meera Syal from her semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. To quote from the back of the box: “It’s 1972 and 12 year-old … Continue reading

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