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  • Immediately Afterlife

    Immediately Afterlife

    PLL is over. I need to accept that. This was real shit.

  • Mrs McGinty's Dead

    Mrs McGinty's Dead

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I'm very fond of this adaptation but the casting of Sarah Smart still annoys me. If indeed her mother was killed by Eve Cane then she would have to be older than the child Cane was pregnant with when she fled the country after the murder. Given that it's established that Cane's child must be in their thirties it's impossible that Smart could be the daughter of the murder victim. Even if we allow that she might be playing a…

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  • Titanic

    Titanic

    Today marks the 5000th day I've been with my partner. I was going to celebrate by writing about a film we shared and loved together but instead I'll write about our meeting.

    In 1997-1998 I worked in a cinema ostensibly to save money for university but I actually spent it all on booze. We persuaded a colleague to hold an Oscar night party and so my workmates and I watched the 1997 Oscars together. One workmate brought a friend who…

  • The History Boys

    The History Boys

    ★★½

    Bizarre film in which a witty script is undermined by the message that the very best, most inspirational teachers fondle their students.

    It did make me want to watch Brief Encounter again though.