Tag Archives: Renée Zellweger

Have You Met Miss Jones?

To celebrate Renée Zellweger’s birthday last week, I decided to give Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) a celebratory spin… and was pleasantly surprised by how fresh and funny it still is, after all these years (and several previous viewings). It’s no … Continue reading

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There’s Something Wrong With Charlie

[Contains busted soda-dispensers and SPOILERS!!!] The third and final flick in my impromptu Farrelly Brothers fest is Me, Myself & Irene (2000), starring Jim Carrey as ‘Charlie Baileygates’, a long-serving Rhode Island State Trooper suffering from a split-personality disorder, who … Continue reading

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“Are You Scared? I’m Not.”

[Contains hallucinatory hornets and SPOILERS!!!] There’s been a lot of chatter about Renée Zellweger lately, and that inspired me to make Case 39 (2009) my Halloween night horror flick of choice. After sitting on a studio shelf for several years before … 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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He Had It Comin’

I remember being pretty unimpressed when I watched Chicago (2002) on TV a few years ago, but during a second viewing on DVD I found myself really enjoying it… maybe that’s because I had some whiskey and sugar in me … Continue reading

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Miami, Minnesota

[Contains slightly frostbitten SPOILERS!!!] Tomorrow afternoon sees the “network premiere” of New in Town (2009) on Ch4, but I already had a second-hand copy waiting on my stack, so I thought I’d write it up today in a desperate bid … Continue reading

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Hellooo, Nurse!

I’d become so used to seeing Renée Zellweger in cosy romantic comedies, it was a little jarring to see her facing off against gun-wielding maniacs in Nurse Betty (2000)… even if she did so in a typically adorable and upbeat fashion. For … Continue reading

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