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Archive for January 2010

Percy Jackson

January 31, 2010

I’ve been hearing bits and bobs about this Percy Jackson and the Olympians franchise, which has been a series of books and is coming out as a movie soon – not least from the kids I teach, who are super excited about it. Looks like the PJ cast and crew have been in my locale […]

Move on~ Being Human 2.3

January 30, 2010

This week’s Being Human saw all three characters try to move on from their respective relationships: Mitchell and Herrick (the mentor/student relationship, I suppose, although I always suspected there could be more to Herrick’s obsession with Mitchell’s former exploits), Annie and Hugh (and by extension Hugh and Kirsty) and George and Nina. (spoilers follow)

simple pleasures

January 26, 2010

Some shows are all about deep analysis. Legend of the Seeker is not one of those shows. But yeaaaaaah. This is why I love tv.

Sticks and Rope~Being Human 2.2

January 23, 2010

This is a fly-by review as I’m a little short on time, but I wanted to get my thoughts down before the next episode! Spoilers below.

Wine and Roses ~ Being Human 2.1

January 13, 2010

Well, the powers that be weren’t lying when they said that series 2 was going to be dark! There was so much going on in this episode that it’s hard to even begin a review without spoilers, so everything’s under the cut just to be on the safe side.

Dabadee, dabadi ~ Avatar review

January 8, 2010

I’m seriously late to the party with this one, but I thought it was worth writing down my thoughts anyway, especially as James Cameron’s latest blockbuster is riding hot on the heels of older sibling Titanic to become the best selling movie of all time. In a nutshell, I found the movie enjoyable in a […]

Auld Lang Pumpkin

January 4, 2010

What up, blog readers?! I hope you’re over your hangovers¬† because 2010 is well underway. Fangrrl magnet has a great post of mid season tv – looks like it’s going to be a bumper couple of months for us telly addicts. I’m planning to watch: (click for trailers!) Hustle series 6 -STARTS TONIGHT (BBC 1)! […]