Tag Archives: Jennifer Lopez

“Hallo. Wine-And-Cheese. Ding-Dong!”

I’ve now finished watching Season 35 of Saturday Night Live (2009), and have to express my disappointment at the dearth of Jenny Slate sightings. After her foul-mouthed flame-out in the premiere, she was mostly deployed as a back-up singer/dancer, and … Continue reading

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Purgatory Dance Party

[Contains toe-tappin’ SPOILERS] I know just how Richard Gere’s character feels at the start of Shall We Dance? (2004), sitting alone on the train home, staring up at the window of a track-side dance studio, mesmerised by the young woman … Continue reading

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Monstrous

In his review of Monster-in-Law (2005) for The AV Club, Nathan Rabin opined: “It’s not hard to imagine the militant Jane Fonda of 1972 angrily denouncing [this movie] as insulting Hollywood claptrap trafficking in regressive, reactionary, blatantly sexist gender codes.” … Continue reading

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No Messin’

A few weeks ago I was saying how turned off I was by the later seasons of Will & Grace… but when a stack of season six box-sets appeared on sale in a local remaindered bookshop, I couldn’t resist picking … Continue reading

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Meh-hattan

Maid in Manhattan (2002) was on TV t’other night, and for some reason the masochistic completist in me feels compelled to watch all of Jennifer Lopez’s rom-coms (so long as it doesn’t actually cost me anything). For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Planning To Fail

Having apparently run out of decent J-Lo flicks to enjoy, I was reduced to watching The Wedding Planner (2001) on TV last Sunday. Shudder. For those who don’t know, Lopez plays the eponymous planner, ‘Mary Fiore’, who is so consumed … Continue reading

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Crimes and Passion

Still on a J-Lo kick, I picked up a copy of Out of Sight (1998), which Wikipedia classifies as a “crime film”, but I tend to think of more as a rom-com. Go figure. Lopez plays ‘Karen Sisco’, a smart, … Continue reading

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