Tag Archives: movies

You Remind Me of the Babe…

I blame Timothy Dalton… and David Bowie. Definitely Harrison Ford and Charles Dance and Richard Chamberlain and Leslie Howard. And quite possibly James Spader, though I keep wavering on that one – I’m just not sure if he’s her father … Continue reading

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Worth the nod?

The Golden Globes will start later this evening, and the balloting phase for the Academy Awards has been over for two days.  That gives me a limited window to speculate on who I think will at least get Oscar nods … Continue reading

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Why do bridges in Star Wars never have railings?

THE FOLLOWING THINK-PIECE IS FULL OF SPOILERS FOR STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS.  YOU REALLY SHOULD HAVE GONE TO SEE IT BY NOW.  READ AT YOUR OWN PERIL.  OR, BETTER YET, JUST TRY WALKING ACROSS A BRIDGE TOWARDS A MAN … Continue reading

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“Kings are killed, Mr Garrison” ~ The Kennedy Craze Fifty Years On

The moment of silence has just been called for in Dealey Plaza.  The bells are ringing.  It’s been fifty years to the minute since John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot to death. I was born eighteen years after the Kennedy Assassination.  … Continue reading

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#darcyforthewin

Mr Darcy is 200 years old today.  That’s a lot of candles on the cake.  If Bridget Jones is capable of drinking something real tonight, I’m sure she’d pick something celebratory… maybe a Moet or a Veuve Clicquot.  Or a … Continue reading

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Gipper-less

The wound is still fresh.  I am waiting for the happy day when memory fails. For those of you living under a rock (or in major areas of Canada), Notre Dame was defeated by Alabama in the BCS Championship Game … Continue reading

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To Sir, With Love

Dear Sir, You see, this is why I don’t write fan letters – I’m rubbish at them.  So, don’t think of this as a fan letter; instead, it is a heart-felt attempt to summarize what you’ve meant to me, to … Continue reading

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