Tag Archives: Keira Knightley

“Hide The Rum!”

[Contains bone-cages and SPOILERS!!!] It’s been a looong time since I last watched Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006), and I’d foolishly forgotten that (despite its bum-numbing length) it was only the first part of a two-part story, which ends … Continue reading

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“But… Why’s The Rum Gone???”

[Contains burning palm trees and SPOILERS!!!] I decided to pick up a charity-shop copy of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) as research for my comix, only intending to watch the first half hour or … Continue reading

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Gwynhood

I know it’s not fair to “review” a movie that you haven’t watched all the way through, but I still feel compelled to write something about the 30-or-so minutes I saw of Disney’s gender-swapped swashbuckler Princess of Thieves (2001)… I love … Continue reading

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No Frou-Frou!

[Contains rope-pulling, curtain-raising SPOILERS!!!] I’m a big fan of Joe Wright’s previous work, and I always enjoy seeing a little stylised theatricality in films and TV shows, so I was really hoping I’d enjoy the director’s divisive adaptation of Anna … Continue reading

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“She’s Not Lebanese! She’s Punjabi!”

I was feeling pretty apathetic about the London 2012 Olympics last summer, but came to the conclusion that I couldn’t avoid it completely, so I should probably just find a way to derive some pleasure from the blanket coverage. The … Continue reading

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Вы Говорите По-Русски?

A few weeks ago I picked up a 2nd-hand copy of Teach Yourself Russian for 50p in a charity shop, but I haven’t even been able to wrap my head around the alphabet yet! In an effort to keep my … Continue reading

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P&P Extra

Thankfully, it didn’t take me too long to track down a DVD copy of Pride & Prejudice (2005)… just over a week, in fact. Hurrah! I’m guessing this was director Joe Wright’s first attempt at recording a commentary track, because … Continue reading

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