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Callistriumph

Well, the “USS Callister” episode of Black Mirror boldly went and won a handful of Emmys last week, for its Outstanding Writing (William Bridges & Charlie Brooker), Single-Camera Picture Editing (Selina Macarthur), Sound Editing, and overall Television Movie-ness. Hurrah! It … Continue reading

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Wooden Horses, Ahoy! (Pt. 2)

[The second part of my lengthy rant about the sixth season of Game of Thrones. Contains a well-held door and SPOILERS!!!] Of course, with so many plot-threads to service, the show couldn’t spend as much time with ‘Meera’ (Ellie Kendrick) … Continue reading

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Wooden Horses, Ahoy! (Pt. 1)

[Contains hastily spilt rum and SPOILERS!!!] The sixth season of Game of Thrones ended with a bumper-length finale, which went some way to making up for the disappointingly-short premiere… and coincidentally (?), both of these bookending episodes contained meh-worthy scenes … Continue reading

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The Blight Of Jackassdom

[Contains emasculating foam daggers and SPOILERS!!!] The tagline for the metal-lovin’, fantasy role-playin’, demon-fightin’ comedy-horror Knights of Badassdom (2013) is “’Tis about to get medieval up in here”, and unfortunately that applies to the writers’ representation of women, as much … Continue reading

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“Monkey Slut!”

[Contains a pile of dead fridges and SPOILERS!!!] Despite several good-to-great episodes, some very clever story ideas, brilliant performances from the cast, and a ton of hilarious jokes, the second season of Misfits (2010) is where the show’s limitations start … Continue reading

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“Shame. Shame. Shame”

[Contains ubiquitous golden face-masks and SPOILERS!!!] My rant about the fifth season of Game of Thrones continues, with a couple more disappointments… I was excited to learn that ‘Varys’ (Conleth Hill) was taking ‘Tyrion’ (Peter Dinklage) to meet ‘Daenerys’ (Emilia … Continue reading

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I Should Be So Lucky…

I think it’s fair to say that Saint John of Las Vegas (2009) was a bit of a damp squib when it was released, scoring a measly 24% at Rotten Tomatoes*, and bringing in a paltry $100,000 at the domestic … Continue reading

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