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Délicieux!

Although Jennifer Saunders didn’t actually mention the sitcom Let Them Eat Cake (1999) in her memoir Bonkers, reading it did inspire me to finally get around to buying this series on DVD, as part of my ongoing arm-chair exploration of … Continue reading

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“I Have Russian Nesting Doll…”

[Contains “Giggle Dirt” and SPOILERS!!!] The fifth season of New Girl (2016) had the potential to be the show’s strongest to date, with the Schmidt-and-Cece-Wedding arc providing a solid structural spine and a fertile new source of stories and jokes… … Continue reading

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“Trouble With A Capital ‘S’!”

[Contains numerous dropped napkins and SPOILERS!!!] For no apparent reason, the second season of The Sarah Silverman Program (2007) was released in Australia as a region-free boxset… which is also waaay cheaper (and slimmer) than the American R1-only release. Hurrah! … Continue reading

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“Natural Born Killer Naturals”

Like an idiot, I’ve been working through my movie watch-list in alphabetical (rather than chronological) order, which is how I ended up seeing Elektra Luxx (2010) before its predecessor, Women in Trouble (2009). Thankfully it isn’t too difficult to figure out … Continue reading

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Toilet Babies & Cake Trains

I’d never even heard of Kroll Show (or its star, Nick Kroll) before the second season started airing in January, but when I saw that Lucy Punch was going to appear in the opening episode, I thought I should give … Continue reading

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Punch Up

As far as comedies about irresponsible educators go, Bad Teacher (2011) doesn’t even come close to the gold standard set by such classics as Summer School (1987) and School of Rock (2003). The jokes aren’t funny, the (anti)heroine’s redemption is half-hearted at best, and … Continue reading

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Areida Abandoned

[Contains desegregated sword-and-sorcery SPOILERS!] Picture this: A gorgeous young woman is put under a spell which compels her to follow every command she’s given without question or pause, and even to forget what’s she’s seen, heard and done while under … Continue reading

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