Category Archives: Film

They Might Be Giants ending? Spoilers

I posted a short review on this blog yesterday. I lifted it [after eliminating a few typos] from a comment I left on Amazon about the 1971 cult film They Might Be Giants, after which the band named themselves. I … Continue reading

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I am the Man On The Moon

So you want to help those who suffer from loneliness? Anyone care to lend an ear? Anyone interested in my story? I have my doubts. But as many in the British Establishment are patting themselves on the back about how … Continue reading

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Back to the Future is a Science Fiction Odyssey

My research skills suck. Some things seem obvious to me, but I can’t find evidence anyone else agrees. Maybe it’s too obvious to be stated publicly. Maybe my dyslexia hampers my ability to see what’s out there. Maybe this is … Continue reading

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Scotland peels an Orange Mirage. UKIP on tip. Goodbye Farage.

Orange Order? I’m tellin’. It’s Nigel I’m smellin’. Boris. Farage. Nick Clegg’s pledge? A mirage. Robinson outta Admit his #ProjectFEAR slaughter. #BBC’s Jackie Bird Dive bombs with Tory t***. #BetterTogether? Scotland dislikes the weather. Freedom today. Time to do it … Continue reading

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Scotland never ever ever shall be slaves.

Been many decades since I saw A Very British Coup. I remember loving it very much. Not sure how many youths who will cast their votes in Scotland’s independence referendum next week will even have heard of it. They might … Continue reading

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Every Scottish dude and dudette should embrace our inner chimp.

There can’t be many liberation movements that have ever identified themselves with chimpanzees or any other primate. But the new Planet of the Apes films might change all that. I’ve not seen the new film yet, but by all accounts … Continue reading

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Hanna [spoiler alert]

Got round to seeing Joe Wright’s Hanna on Film Four the other day. A few less than kind reviews lead to my not bothering when it hit the cinemas, despite my loving Wright’s Atonement and Pride and Prejudice. Despite low … Continue reading

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