Tag Archives: Emily Perkins

The Odd Hiccup(le)

Via the magical picture tube we call “internet” I’ve been able to watch the first six episodes of Hiccups… and I have to say, it’s a funny show. Frankly it’s been a while since I saw a good sitcom on … Continue reading

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Canucks and Chuckles

Apparently the Canadians are making sitcoms now. Who knew? I don’t mean that as a slight on my North American cousins (who, lest we forget, gave us Kids in the Hall, arguably the greatest sketch comedy series of all time), … Continue reading

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Canadian Werewolves in London

Consigned to the BBC’s inglorious graveyard shift tonight (okay, technically tomorrow morning) is the cult lycanthropy-as-metaphor-for-puberty flick Ginger Snaps, which I’ve ranted about before. According to the Beeb’s website, they’ll be showing the sequel (…Unleashed) next week… then, presumably they’ll … Continue reading

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Brace Yourself

Last night I watched the first part of the new Shirley Henderson comedy May Contain Nuts. To get her underachieving daughter into a fancy new school, Henderson decides to substitute for her at the vital entrance exam. Realising that the … Continue reading

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Canadian Gothic

When I first rented Ginger Snaps, many years ago, I was unlucky enough to get a disc that was scratched to buggery. I was drawn in by the characters, but once the story kicked in, weird coloured blocks began to … Continue reading

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Emily Perkins as “Brigitte Fitzgerald”

I know it’s wrong to carry around too many regrets about the past… and it’s even worse when those regrets are about missed purchasing opportunities. But I do have one, and it gnaws at me from time to time. A … Continue reading

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