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FT Top 100 Films 92: ONE OF OUR DINOSAURS IS MISSING
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This is a film I saw once. When I was six. So why did I nominate it for the Freaky Trigger Top 100 films? You may pick the analytical version or the honest version, dear reader.
THE ANALYTICAL VERSION: As I was saying on The Brown Wedge the other day[…]

KITTEN’S GAME
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KITTEN’S GAME
“I think I’m playing a different game from the others” sez current reason-to-watch-BB Kitten. I don’t know what the game is though and I don’t think she does either, but based on last night’s sh[…]

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“we’re lost and we’ve missed telly!?”
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“we’re lost and we’ve missed telly!?”
= the forlorn cry (immortalised in family legend) of long-ago small-sinker woe, when a daytrip-by-car went awry…

here i wz trying to think of something to say abt watching Transfo[…]

FT Top 100 Films 93: ZOOLANDER
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A satire? On the fashion industry? Well that must be pretty redundant.
Yes. It is. Which is exactly why Zoolander is good. Writer/Star/Director Ben Stiller realised that turning a one minute VH1 Fashion Awards (!) joke into a fully fledged film had t[…]

FT Top 100 Films 94: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
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Anthony Easton says:
Night of the Living Dead is Romero practicing. It is the beginning of using horror to express social concerns, it is beginning of making low budgets respectable, and it is the origin of the sex kitten as first victim. The best th[…]

Diagnostico confirmado: Pete Baran es un nabazo.
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Diagnostico confirmado: Pete Baran es un nabazo. Such was the suggestion the last time I reviewed an Almod’var film, Talk to Her. And now I am back at the nabazo coalface, having seen La Mala Educaci’n(Bad Education). Will Argentinean you[…]

FT Top 100 Films 95: SOME LIKE IT HOT
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Oddly, as I went to start this piece “Some Like It Hot” by the Power Station came on my mp3 player. Not really much of a commentary on the film, it did isolate one of the most bizarre things about the film. Its title. No-one likes it hot […]

Summer Of Smut II
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Summer Of Smut II: This week’s best Marketing story involves Trojan’s new condom ad. The 20-second ad, which will go out in a Big Brother break, is apparently the ‘first ever’ to show an orgasm on UK TV. Can this really be tru[…]

The Onion AV Club runs through some
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The Onion AV Club runs through some scenes which were rightly deleted from films which hopefully DVD has saved us from official inclusion as some form of directors cut. This subject came up the other day after an experiment between watching Terminato[…]

Why are you running down that corridor aimlessly.
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Why are you running down that corridor aimlessly.
Because we want to, because we want to.[…]

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  1. I tried reading through the Viktor Davis stuff recently, and it reminded me precisely of a self-published criticism of Black…

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