Tag Archives: Helen Mirren

Rant: “Fast & Furious 8” [SPOILERS!]

Fast & Furious 8 (aka “The Fate of the Furious”) (2017), kicks off with ‘Dom’ (Vin Diesel) getting blackmailed into betraying his much-loved “family” by a boring-ass cyber-terrorist/second-rate-Bond-villain named ‘Cipher’ (Charlize Theron). I really don’t know what the Oscar-winning actress … Continue reading

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Early Ellie

[Contains case-cracking pendants and SPOILERS!!!] England’s sweetheart, Ellie Kendrick, made her official television debut in ep #4.10 of detective-drama Waking the Dead (2004), playing ‘Young Greta’ in a series of traumatic childhood flashbacks. The adult version of the character, ‘Dr. … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Towel Is?

Back in the day, I used to be a huge Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fanboy… I read the books, I watched the show, I listened to the tapes, and I even attended a convention or two… so by the … Continue reading

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Murder In The Park

Back on a Kristin Scott Thomas kick again, I picked up a copy of Gosford Park (2001), a comical drama set in 1930s England, focussing on an ill-fated shooting weekend at the eponymous country estate, which is rather spoiled by … Continue reading

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BritComAw 2011

The British Comedy Awards took place last night, and I feel obligated to write a post about it, even though I had very little personal investment in most of the nominees. Last year I was whining about Getting On being … Continue reading

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