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Plug: “Southland Tales” BR

I don’t generally get that excited about new releases, but for some reason I was hyped to see that Arrow Films are releasing a fancy Blu-ray edition of Richard Kelly’s flawed-but-fascinating mindf*cker Southland Tales (2006) next month!* The biggest selling-point … Continue reading

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Applesauce 5: Paula’s Last Hurrah!

[Contains competing memoirs and SPOILERS!!!] After her glorious showing in the previous season, ‘Paula’ (Janeane Garofalo) only appeared in two measly episodes of the fifth instalment of The Larry Sanders Show (1996), prompting Garofalo to jump ship and join the cast of … Continue reading

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Applesauce 4: Paulapalooza!

[Contains unsafe celebrity-themed night-lights and SPOILERS!!!] The fourth season of The Larry Sanders Show (1995) was the series high-point for ‘Paula’ and Janeane Garofalo alike… not only did they appear in the majority of the episodes here, but also scored … Continue reading

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Valellientines

Now that we’re knee-deep into Valentine’s Month, I’ve decided to distract myself from the howling vortex of loneliness by contemplating which fictional lady-person I’d most like to go on a date with. Fun? Of course, I’m still crushing pretty heavily … Continue reading

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Applesauce 3: Blondes Have More Screentime

[Contains a “divorce gun” and SPOILERS!!!] Although the third season of The Larry Sanders Show (1994) saw Janeane Garofalo appearing in more individual episode than she had in previous years, she was mostly employed as a minor ensemble player, and … Continue reading

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Applesauce 2: A Paucity Of Paula

[Contains pissy power-plays and SPOILERS!!!] As I mentioned in a previous post, one of my main motivations for purchasing the complete Larry Sanders Show boxset (besides the seasonal discount), was the promise of some prime Janeane Garofalo cuteness and snark… … Continue reading

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Applesauce 1: The Weaselling

[Contains contentious catchphrases and SPOILERS!!!] “Lightning deal” sales and strong red wine are a deadly combination, especially when I have prospective Xmas money burning a hole in my pocket… last year I impulse-bought the Borgias boxset, and this year it … Continue reading

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“Where Is Boom?”

Aside from a few sight-gag chuckles, The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000) is deeply unfunny, and cursed with a very muddled premise: The self-aware, fourth-wall-breaking characters from a long-cancelled cartoon series are magickally transported into a live-action “real world”, which … Continue reading

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The Book Of Kevin

Back in my student days, one of our writing tutors cautioned us against using our characters as mouthpieces for our own opinions and attitudes… a caution I’ve since chosen to ignore, for the sake of satire. Life is short, and … Continue reading

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“One Mulligatawny And, Um…”

[Contains a secret stockpile of sponges and SPOILERS!!!] I’ve finally completed my Seinfeld collection, with the purchase of the seventh season boxset. Hurrah! I picked all the others up in a random order, whenever I saw them in s/hand shops, … Continue reading

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