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BMTH F&CC ’16

On Saturday I once again schlepped up to the mighty metropolis of Bournemouth for the (bi-annual?) Film & Comic Con… and had a very lovely time there, thank you for asking. My first stop (after the loos, obviously) was the … Continue reading

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“Ooh, What A Lovely Tea Party!”

As a former Kevin Smith fanboy, I’d say Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) was where the writer-director-actor first jumped (or humped) the shark. It’s not that I have a problem with the central premise, which sees the eponymous … Continue reading

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The Taste Of Blue Cheese

In the back of my mind, I’d always thought of Empire Records as a poor man’s Mallrats, but it wasn’t until I watched it again last night that I realised how many similarities there actually were between the two. They’re … Continue reading

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An Experimental Girl

[Contains throaty torch-singin’ SPOILERS!!!] Back in the day, I was a huge Kevin Smith fanboy… and while that obsession has dimmed over the years, I’m still extremely fond of his early “View Askew-niverse” flicks, for all their faults. To date … Continue reading

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Lying and Crying: Chapter Two

[This post is part of a series, inspired by the book Why Men Lie and Women Cry (2003) by Allan & Barbara Pease. Previous entry: Chapter One] Chapter Two: Seven Things Men Do That Drive Women Insane 1. Why Do … Continue reading

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