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American – vs – British TV : No Comparison

June 17, 2015 11:51 pm1 comment
American – vs – British TV : No Comparison

A relative who recently visited England quipped that all British people do is watch American shows, while in America, we are mad about the British. I thought this was very amusing since I am definitely guilty of practicing “anglomedia”. I prefer the sharp acting, more roundly developed stories, and delightful […]

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FILM REVIEW: The World’s End

September 1, 2013 7:29 pm0 comments
FILM REVIEW: The World’s End

After their critically acclaimed comedy hits Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz, Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg present The World’s End – the ‘green-mint flavoured’ finale in their uniquely creative Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy. Since its inception, the series has been recognised for its innovative twist on parodying specific […]

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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – A Review

August 15, 2013 6:23 pm0 comments
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – A Review

‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’ is the kind of film that will have you leaving the cinema quoting it for hours afterwards. It is not just funny; it is insanely funny. ‘Alpha Papa’ has been worked on ever since being green-lit in 2004, and it’s delivery in 2013 sure does, well, […]

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TV Review: Broadchurch

August 12, 2013 12:36 pm0 comments
TV Review: Broadchurch

Let’s get a few things out of the way first. Yes, Broadchurch is good, but defining it solely on it being an answer to The Killing is forgetting that it was British TV that defined the crime genre. Sure, the Scandinavians are fashionable at the moment, but no one can […]

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FILM REVIEW: Hot Fuzz

August 1, 2013 6:50 pm0 comments
FILM REVIEW: Hot Fuzz

At the time of its release in 2007, Hot Fuzz became the unofficial second installment in the unofficial Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy. After Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s impressive homage to classic zombie cinema with Shaun Of The Dead in 2004, their next feature together Hot Fuzz is a contribution to […]

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Film Review: An Underwhelming… Weekend (2011)

July 13, 2013 1:36 pm0 comments
Film Review: An Underwhelming… Weekend (2011)

To state an opinion about Weekend (2011) turns out to be harder than it seems. Especially since it has been lauded as a wonderful surprise and one of the best movies of the year in every major review it received. One feels that they’ve missed something since recommendations as enthusiastic […]

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Rosberg wins F1 Silverstone stunner

July 2, 2013 2:26 pm0 comments
Rosberg wins F1 Silverstone stunner

In many ways, Silverstone and this year’s British Grand Prix will be remembered as a microcosm of the  2013 Formula One season; whether it’s for Nico Rosberg’s edgy victory, Mark Webber’s struggle against the odds, Fernando Alonso’s podium from the midfield or McLaren’s stunning tactical incompetence. The race was marred […]

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British Wrestling Legend Mick McManus Dies

May 24, 2013 2:03 pm0 comments
British Wrestling Legend Mick McManus Dies

British wrestling legend Mick McManus has passed away at the age of 93. The wrestling pioneer, whose real name was William George Matthews,  died  on Wednesday morning. He leaves behind his son Tony. Frank Rimer, of the British Wrestling Reunion, confirmed his death in a statement. “I am deeply saddened to announce […]

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