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Acrimonious Endings

It only seems like yesterday that I was raving about discovering Sharon Horgan’s bitter-sweet new comedy-of-attrition Divorce, and now the first season is already over! That’s partly because it was only ten episodes long, and partly because I was so … Continue reading

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Alimony & Acrimony

Although I respect what Sharon Horgan has achieved as an award-winning comedy writer/actress, I find her style of humour too acidic for my tastes, and have never been able to watch any of her shows beyond the first episode… until … Continue reading

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Applesauce 3: Blondes Have More Screentime

[Contains a “divorce gun” and SPOILERS!!!] Although the third season of The Larry Sanders Show (1994) saw Janeane Garofalo appearing in more individual episode than she had in previous years, she was mostly employed as a minor ensemble player, and … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Why They Did It

While watching I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011) on TV t’other day, I started getting a strange sense of déjà vu. With Sarah Jessica Parker narrating her character’s onscreen adventures, which were frequently intercut with various “talking head” … Continue reading

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Carrie On Sexin’ 2: Abu Dhabi Don’t

[Contains luxury, seven-star SPOILERS!!!]I It’s mighty hard to justify my purchase of Sex and the City 2… but I’m a compulsive completist, and the DVD was going cheap in a charity shop, so I’m afraid I let my curiosity get the … Continue reading

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“Here In My Garden Of Shadows…”

I’m beginning to think that Ch4 had some surplus Halloween movies left over, and just decided to burn them off as part of their Christmas schedule, regardless of the season… first it was Rosemary’s Baby and now Hocus Pocus (1993)! … Continue reading

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Carrie on Sexin’: The Mexicoma

[Contains unsexy SPOILERS!] Apparently it’s been eight months since I railed against the Francophobic finale of Sex and the City, and I wasn’t in any rush particular rush to pick that scab again… but Ch4 televised the spin-off movie last … Continue reading

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Dance Anthem Of The 80s

The main attraction on the second disc in the Mavis Davis bundle* was Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985), which stars SJP and Helen Hunt as two (twenty-something) Catholic schoolgirls desperate to audition for a local televised dance show … Continue reading

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Carrie on Sexin’: Plus One

I thought I’d done a pretty good job of spotting the various cameos in Sex and the City, but apparently I must have missed a couple here and there, because it’s just come to my attention that Haviland Morris was … Continue reading

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Carrie on Sexin’: Saison Six

[Contains major SPOILERS, because the finale pissed me off so much] Season Six of Sex and the City is the longest one of the lot, presumably to make up for the curtailing of its predecessor. Overall I think it was … Continue reading

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