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The World’s End

We are here to get annihilated! Do you know what a Cornetto is?  The guy in front of me at The World’s End (2013) does.  His desire to communicate that fact may have exceeded his actual satisfaction.  A Cornetto, for my non-UK … Continue reading

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Star Trek Into Darkness

A good fight?  I think that’s your problem right there. They’re back!  That’s right, the team that most people probably think of as J.J. Abrams (but actually includes writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (plus Damon Lindelof), cinematographer Daniel Mindel, and various producers) has followed up their alternative universe Star Trek (2009) … Continue reading

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Band of Brothers

Another epic World War II miniseries.  Band of Brothers (2001) follows E “Easy” Company of the 101st Airborne Division from training to the end of the war.  Based on a book by Stephen Ambrose, the focus is on the battlefront … 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 2)

Yesterday was the top tier of British SitComs.  This is Tier Two, which means these shows may not be classics, but they’re so much fun that they’re a must-see if you want to be satisfied that you’ve tried out the … Continue reading

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