Friday, 11 December 2009


Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
17x13 (4/12/09 edition)
Yes, last week's.
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

The Impressions Show with Culshaw and Stephenson
1x05 Episode 5
Missed episode four, dammit, especially as it sounds particularly good. The BBC seem to decide at random which programmes are worth of an iPlayer series link...
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Never Mind the Buzzcocks
23x11 (9/12/09 edition)
Frankie Boyle is the last guest host before next week's David Tennant-fronted Doctor Who special. Fortunately, he appears to be relatively unneutered by the BBC's political correctness-obsessed censors. Hooray for his particular brand of hysterical vileness!
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


Radio Times 19 December 2009 - 1 January 2010

So, there weren't enough hours in the day -- today I made it almost to the end of the TV listings (almost!) Tomorrow, the end of the magazine? Perchance to dream...


15 Must-See Movies On TV This Christmas by Mark Powell
(from Total Film)
Just in case you need more guides for what to watch this Christmas.

John Simm to star in Hamlet next year by Oli Simpson
(from Digital Spy)
Well, that's just going to invite comparisons with David Tennant's version, isn't it?

Russell T Davies And The Heritage Of Doctor Who by Dave Golder
(from SFX)
SFX's Doctor Who Countdown continues with a fourth part to their Russell T Davies interview, here discussing why he never did a multi-Doctor story.

shameless eBay self promotion: update 3

It's Friday! What a good day to bid on something on eBay, eh?

So, here's what I'm selling then. In a different move to the last few days' updates, stuff being bid on in is now normal while the few remaining unbid-on-or-sold-(yet) items are emboldened. Stuff that's sold is crossed out.

'Exclusive' & New DVDs
  • 300 Special Edition, with The Art of the Film mini-book
  • Crash (2004) (new)
  • Wanted with mini-comic & exclusive website access code

  • Films on DVD
  • The Da Vinci Code Special Edition
  • Dark City (theatrical cut)
  • Dark City: Director's Cut (US Region 1)
  • The Fountain
  • Highlander 2-disc 'European edition'
  • Marnie
  • Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Special Edition
  • The Ultimate Mummy Collection including The Mummy (1999) and The Mummy Returns
  • No Country For Old Men
  • Nosferatu (1922) Special Edition
  • Predator
  • Underworld Special Extended Edition
  • Underworld Evolution

  • Masters of Cinema DVDs
  • #1 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • #71 Mad Detective

  • TV on DVD
  • Band of Brothers in original tin packaging
  • The Complete Fawlty Towers 3-disc set
  • The Sopranos Series 1 Collector's Edition
  • The Sopranos Series 2
  • The Sopranos Series 3

  • Books
  • From Russia With Love (Penguin Modern Classics edition)
  • You Only Live Twice (Penguin Modern Classics edition)

  • All auctions end at some point on Sunday.

  • Batman Begins Special Edition
  • The Dark Knight Special Edition with mini-comic
  • Fight Club Definitive Edition (uncut)
  • Ghostbusters 15th Anniversary Edition
  • The Great Dictator 2-disc edition
  • Highlander Immortal Edition
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail Extraordinarily Deluxe Edition
  • Monty Python's Life of Brian The Immaculate Edition
  • Se7en 2-disc edition
  • This is Spinal Tap Special Edition
  • Zodiac: Director's Cut