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Saturday Night Slate

Morbid curiosity finally got the better of me, and I decided to start working through Jenny Slate’s infamous/inglorious stint on the 35th(!) season of Saturday Night Live (2009)… I already knew that she’d been fired for accidentally dropping an F-bomb live on-air, … Continue reading

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Broody And “Business-Drunk”

[Contains pricey ham-napkins and SPOILERS!!!] Although I’ve watched the entirety of 30 Rock several times over, I’ve only just completed my DVD collection with the acquisition of season two (as part of a super-cheap boxset, which allowed me to swap … Continue reading

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Dream Of The Nineties

I’ve been listening to Sleater-Kinney’s albums for well over a decade, but I can’t say I ever imagined that the band’s singer/guitarist, Carrie Brownstein, would transition into sketch comedy… not that S-K were all super-serious and downbeat or anything… but … Continue reading

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Hard Knocks

I’ve had a little trouble warming to Katherine Heigl as an actress in the past, so I decided to make the effort to watch more of her movies, in an effort to understand her appeal… and Knocked Up (2007) definitely … Continue reading

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BAFTA Film 2012

So, last night was the BAFTA Film Awards, which can only mean one thing… another sleepless night spent polishing my own imaginary acceptance speech (for “Outstanding Debut’, in case you’re curious). Meanwhile, back in the real (televised) world, this happened: … Continue reading

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Tweet Home

I’m not really a big sci-fi buff (in fact a friend recently berated me for admitting that I’d never seen E.T.), so a lot of the in-jokes and references in Paul (2011) were wasted on me… but there are plenty … Continue reading

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“Shoes Are A Gateway Drug”

I feel a little annoyed that it took me so long to get around to watching Whip It (2009), because it’s a helluva lot better than it’s meagre box-office performance would suggest (it just about broke even). For those who … Continue reading

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Folk Me

I’d sworn to myself that I would stop buying random DVDs, so I could save up for the next 30 Rock boxset… but while I was checking prices in WHSmith, I spotted the second season of Flight of the Conchords … Continue reading

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Mahalo!

Annoyingly, I’d just bought Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) in a sale, when ITV2 decided to repeat it… but the DVD does include an extended version, and bonus features, so I can’t really complain. For those who don’t know, this rom-com … Continue reading

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Maids To Measure

I literally cannot remember the last time I went to the cinema to watch a film. Second-hand DVDs are so cheap these days, that I can pick up four old flicks for the same price as going to see one … Continue reading

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