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Titanic Misses The Boat

The sinking of the Titanic seems to be the go-to event for soppy romances these days… Whether it’s in overblown movie form or as idiotic Italian cartoon features, it just feels like  THE template for any bullshit-ass love story. Personally, … Continue reading

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Previously On Alias…

Revisiting Alias so soon after seeing the entire 5 seasons should have been a chore. Instead, it’s a delightful opportunity to pick up on silly details left unnoticed the first time around. For example, in the Season 1 episode entitled … Continue reading

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Yee Olde Cheapo Shoppe

I love charity shops. If charity shops didn’t exist, I’d just be nude. All the time. Nude and angry. …probably quite a bit richer also. But it’s not just the cheap stuff that’s great, it’s also the weird-ass stuff. The … Continue reading

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Paper Gold: The Lost Files

Remember what I was saying about paper gold? No? Yes. Well after that you’d think Lost would have learned its lesson. Season 2, Episode like 22 I think, The Question Mark. I should explain: John Locke sees something important and … Continue reading

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Paper Gold: Brain and Face Maps

We’ve all experienced this. In a movie or a series, whenever someone reaches for something and looks at it, a picture frame, a piece of paper, it usually sucks. I tried to escape it but this week wouldn’t let me. … 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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S.O.S. Dolphins

You ever sit around, pondering dolphins? Of course I don’t expect an answer. I know you have. And so have I! Which is what prompted me to notice that I’ve never actually seen a whole episode of TV series Flipper! I heard it was … Continue reading

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