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Frankenstein

Do you share my madness? How odd it is that Hollywood, so often derided for near-dependence on adaptations and sequels, has avoided re-making certain classic, period adaptations.  Or perhaps I should marvel that they do not re-remake those films, like … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part III: The Sketch Show)

Tier One – Buy It, Buy It, You Fool, Buy It Big Train (1998-2o02) This show featured Kevin Eldon, Julia Davis, Amelia Bullmore,  Mark Heap and Simon Pegg. While it lasts only two series, it is full of great material. These guys like … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part II: The SitCom Complete Guide)

Looking over Comedy.co.uk and its list of comedies can be a little daunting–perhaps more daunting for me, as someone who takes themselves to be pretty knowledgeable of the genre.  Well, I’ll see if I can’t cut through some of that for you. … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part II: The SitCom Tier 1)

So, you’ve gotten a little guidance on SitComs yesterday and now you’re ready to see my first tier of British SitComs.  You’ll see that the program heading links are to Amazon and the actors are to IMDB. For the following … Continue reading

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