Tag Archives: Christina Ricci

“Mondo Trasho! Mondo Trasho!”

This year the Film Independent Spirit Awards has really put the Oscars to shame by not only having a host, but also booking the bestest/witchiest host of all: Aubrey Plaza! I didn’t watch the event itself, but thankfully plenty clips … Continue reading

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Mermaids Vs. Angels!

Now that I have a carrier-bag of X-Files DVDs to work through, I find I have a lot less patience when it comes to watching the random movies that crop up on TV. For instance, this weekend Ch5 were showing Mermaids … Continue reading

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Those Darn Cats!

[Contains paw-lickin’, night-prowlin’ SPOILERS!] For some inexplicable reason, Ch5 and BBC2 decided to show both versions of Disney’s That Darn Cat between them this week, so I thought it might be fun to compare the two iterations directly, and see … Continue reading

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BAFTA Film 2012

So, last night was the BAFTA Film Awards, which can only mean one thing… another sleepless night spent polishing my own imaginary acceptance speech (for “Outstanding Debut’, in case you’re curious). Meanwhile, back in the real (televised) world, this happened: … Continue reading

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Life Ain’t Pretty For A Pig-Faced Girl

[Contains unconvincingly-accented SPOILERS] There were several modern reimaginings of the Cinderella story on TV this Xmas, but they largely chose to dispense with the magical elements that made the original fairy tales so much fun… whereas Penelope (2006) is a … Continue reading

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Nosediving

I wrote a post about Pan Am back when it first premiered in the States, but this week the series will be making its debut here in the UK, on BBC2. For no apparent reason, they’ve chosen to burn off … Continue reading

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Fly Me!

Hard as it is to judge the potential success of a sitcom based on the pilot episode alone, it’s an even harder trick to pull off with a drama series because the show’s long-term prospects really hang on how well the over-arching … Continue reading

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