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Brickman Begins

I think I should conclude Batman Parody Month with a Batman parody I actually like. I mean, the last three I covered I can’t say I hate, but I have a few more nice things to say about what I’m going to cover here. 927 more words


New Indie Thursday: Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

I first encountered Steve Coogan when he starred in the picture 24 Hour Party People back in college. I was fascinated by Joy Division at the time, so I consumed a rapid amount of media in conjunction with this band. 601 more words


“Absolutely Fabulous” Movie Is A Go, With Star-Studded Cast

Jennifer Saunders has been killing us with little teases about the Absolutely Fabulous.

The Britcom queen already confirmed she’s been writing a script, with an eventual 2015 release date. 85 more words


Words of the Week 26/2014 - Rowan Atkinson

Words of the Week 26/2014

Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Sebastian Atkinson CBE, born 6 January 1955, is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter who is best known for his work on the sitcoms… 100 more words


Supersizers Go: The American South

In the last week, I’ve mainlined every episode of Supersizers Go, a British TV program in which restaurant critic Giles Corren and comedian Sue Perkins get medically tested, then dress up in costumes and eat the food they would have eaten during various periods of history, such as ancient Rome or wartime Britain. 2,748 more words


The Inbetweeners 2 - 07/08/2014 @ Curzon Cinema, Clevedon.

After the first Inbetweeners movie making a stack of money, a sequel has to made, this time with a bigger budget and set abroad. Yet another young person’s right of passage is explored, in the last film it was the lads holiday, in this film it is the gap year in which they travel Australia. 645 more words

Film Review

Cuckoo - what an amazingly boring urban fantasy... what do you mean it's realism?

Last week in a class we watched the pilot of a show called Cuckoo, which I took exception to. It’s a British show, which has actually been going a whole season (how this happens is beyond me) about a fairly regular, but not conservative, British couple whose daughter comes back from a gap year of travelling and has gotten married to the least believable being to ever exist, apparently. 307 more words