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“Mondo Trasho! Mondo Trasho!”

This year the Film Independent Spirit Awards has really put the Oscars to shame by not only having a host, but also booking the bestest/witchiest host of all: Aubrey Plaza! I didn’t watch the event itself, but thankfully plenty clips … Continue reading

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21/12

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Я Могу Петь Радуги

I’m rather behind the curve with this story, but today I discovered a photo of Tilda Swinton flying a rainbow flag outside the Kremlin (and risking 15 days detention in jail), in honour of the LGBT community in Russia, and … Continue reading

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JuLiar

Although I knew that Tilda Swinton was the star of Julia (2008), and had bought it solely for that reason, I still failed to recognise her when she first appeared on screen. I’m used to seeing her play quite severe … Continue reading

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The Young Offender’s Mum

[Contains nappy-crapping SPOILERS] Despite being an avowed Tilda Swinton fan, I was wary about watching We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), because I’d assumed from the serious subject matter that it would be a rather dreary and depressing experience. … Continue reading

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“That’s Kind Of Weird, Huh?”

[Contains nervous, sweaty SPOILERS!!!] While cheerfully copy-and-pasting Tilda Swinton titles into my “wish list”, I neglected to check how large her role actually was in each of the films I was listing… thankfully, while she may only score a few … Continue reading

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Man, I Feel Like A Woman

[Contains gender-bending SPOILERS!] Inspired by seeing Tilda Swinton at the BAFTA Film Awards on Sunday, I plucked my copy of Orlando (1992) from the diminishing pile of unwatched Xmas pressies. For those who don’t know, this satirical feminist parable stars … Continue reading

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BAFTA Film 2012

So, last night was the BAFTA Film Awards, which can only mean one thing… another sleepless night spent polishing my own imaginary acceptance speech (for “Outstanding Debut’, in case you’re curious). Meanwhile, back in the real (televised) world, this happened: … Continue reading

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Snowbusiness

Ever since I watched The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) on telly last Xmas (and developed a bit of a crush on Tilda Swinton’s ‘Jadis’), I’ve been keeping an eye out for the DVD. I’ve seen plenty of copies of … Continue reading

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The Cair Paravel Fail

[Here be SPOILERS!!!] As a freshly minted Tilda Swinton fan, I’ve been keeping a keen eye out for copies of her other films… and this year the BBC was nice enough to show The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch … Continue reading

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