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Dickie Digested

For the past couple weeks I’ve been haphazardly working my way through Kate Dickie‘s filmography, in preparation for a potential chin-wag at B-Mouth Film & Comic-Con, so here are some of my (totally subjective and slightly bitchy) reactions: 1) Pseudo-historical … Continue reading

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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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No GoT, No Go!

Last night was the annual BAFTA Television Awards, and several of my fave actresses were nominated in various categories… though sadly my crossed-fingers failed to bring two of them a win. Then again, I question the validity of any TV awards … Continue reading

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“Oi, Hermione! You’re A Girl…”

[Contains a secret portkey and SPOILERS!!!] After the much appreciated respite from the established Harry Potter Film Formula provided by The Prisoner of Azkaban, the series fell back into its exasperating rut with The Goblet of Fire (2005). Not only did Dumbledore … Continue reading

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Sittin’ In The U-Bend, Thinkin’ ‘Bout Death…

[Contains a mouthful of slugs and SPOILERS!!!] Returning to the Harry Potter film franchise, I had the same reaction to Chamber of Secrets (2002) as I did to its predecessor: Good rollicking Fantasy fun, occasionally undermined by the implausible laxity, … Continue reading

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All Hail, Macbeth!

[Contains one big SPOILER. wrapped in a tartan bow] I managed to pick up the complete(ish) boxset of BBC Scotland’s Hamish Macbeth in a charity shop t’other week, and have been slowly winding my way back down memory lane. Debuting … Continue reading

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Better Than Butters

[Contains horrideous SPOILERS!!!] Weirdly, the only “special feature” on the UK DVD release of The Other Boleyn Girl was a trailer for Wild Child (2008). I’m not sure how much overlap there is between the target markets for those two films, … Continue reading

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