Tuesday, 18 August 2009


As Seen on TV
1x05 Episode 5
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Desperate Romantics
Part 4 (of 6)
Largely inaccurate, a bit barmy, and utterly silly -- and brilliant because of it. There's nothing on TV right now that's quite as much fun as Desperate Romantics.
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross
16x25 (24/7/09 edition) [season finale]
Despite this edition being nearly a month old, it featured Tarantino promoting Inglourious Basterds -- released tomorrow. The interview with the Dragons was a tad uncomfortable, but Tarantino and Denzel Washington were both excellent.


For All Mankind (1989)
[#42 in 100 Films in a Year 2009]


Review of Inglourious Basterds by Chris Hewitt
(from Empire)
Talking of Inglourious Basterds... It does sound rather good.

Square Eyes; Bullets, Broads…and BBC 4 by John Hodson
(from From the Cheap Seats)
Just to draw your attention to this:
"The redoubtable BBC 4 is running a short film noir season this coming weekend with six movies shown Saturday and Sunday and no less than five screenings of a new hour long documentary presented by Matthew Sweet, The Rules of Film Noir."