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let them eat fah-diddley qake qake
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ok the idea of a vivienne westwoodesque biopic folly abt MARIE ANTIONETTE is so great that — by the time i realised this was what it wz gnna be (yes i waste a lot of energy avoiding moviepromo), i wz psyched for total disappointment
AND DIDN&#[…]

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Who’s The Rat?
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One of the DEPARTURES of the film THE DEPARTED from its source material – Hong Kong thriller INFERNAL AFFAIRS – is a DEPARTURE from the TIMELINE* of the original. Not only does the undercover cop character changes his whole identity in IN[…]

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AIR RAID WARNING
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his severe gracelessness pˆnk s lord sükråt cunctør will be on b.thompson’s excellent LONDON EAR, Resonance104.4fm, between 2-3 next tue (=31 oct HALLOWEEN), to discuss “FEAR OF MUSIC” and with luck INSTILL A DECENT MEASURE OF S[…]

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New Story Old Star
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I could go on at some length about how New Police Story, Jackie Chan’s return to Hong Kong cinema, is all about fathers. From Jackie’s surrogate fatherhood of his sidekick, to the villains main motivation being to piss off Pater: this is […]

Poptimism – Lesson Eighteen
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I Know U Like Me – Mr Skillz And His Crazy Girls
Something Kinda Ooooh – Girls Aloud (Tony Lamezma Mix)
We Ride – Rihanna
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Bump – Spank Rock (Best Fwends Remix) (more…)[…]

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torchwatch
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it is set in BINGE BRITAIN!![…]

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And Then I Fell Asleep
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Click is a basic Faustian story. It is Faust done as a comedy, but because Faust is a pretty dark tale all told, a few tweaks have been made. Instead of the Devil we have Christopher Walken (some say the same thing). Instead of a contract we have a c[…]

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The Buzzcocks: Ever Fallen In Hate With Someone…?
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Sometimes when daydreaming I imagine myself on University Challenge facing Jeremy Paxman. After dazzling him with my knowledge of all the botanicals in Bombay Sapphire, it comes to my least favourite bit: the music question. At which point he plays &[…]

Guinness Red
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New Product! According to Marketing Week, Guinness are about to launch “Guinness Red”, its first major new product since Guinness Extra Cold.
The new beer will be poured and served like Guinness, and have a similar ABV, but where Guinness[…]

London Film Festival Mystery Film
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This was going to be an Index piece, but it got a bit long. This Sunday, 29th October about 8:30pm, the annual mystery film expands to 50 screens (and one assumes different cinemas). Why not go see.
What I really mean by that is, to what extent is ou[…]

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