Category Archives: Endings

How To Get The Number 23 Without Really Trying

Remember The Number 23? Great great movie. Never saw it. Actually I did see it. And although Jim Carrey’s career boasts its share of not-very-good efforts: Bruce Almighty, The Majestic, The Grinch… The Number 23 really was another level of … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Being Trapped in Another Universe in or Behind an Ice Cube?

Anyone who’s seen Mike Nichols’ movie adaptation of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will know it’s pretty much one of the greatest things ever. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton as an unhappily married, bickering couple, it’s brutal, it’s … Continue reading

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Duels and Gemstones: Hitchcock’s Topaz

Nobody of sound mind is going to recommend Topaz to you as Hitchcock’s finest. There’s no sense of necessity to the proceedings, the majority of characters are like charismatic debris, and you’ve got actors doing Foreign after using their ass … Continue reading

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Harry Potter And The Deathly Combovers

I don’t like Harry Potter. I haven’t read the books, not due to laziness but rather due to a sense that if everyone’s reading and liking something, chances are it actually sucks. Besides, when you know The Worst Witch has … Continue reading

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Enter the Entrance

Wow, my local supermarket is really saying it with words lately; check out this detail on their own-brand toilet roll packaging: Wait, wait — wait — So you mean… *starts again* It’s longer, right? And not a moment too soon, … Continue reading

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Did I Fall Asleep? Observations on Dollhouse Season One

Shit TV sci-fi is great. It’s also shit. *   *   * It’s also great. *   *   * I like to think of myself as a connoisseur of endings — of codas, of climaxes, of twists; Alias series two, A Handful … Continue reading

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