Friday, 14 June 2013


The Graham Norton Show
13x10 (7/6/13 edition)
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

The Hoff's Best Film ...Ever!
1x02 The Hoff's Best Horror Film ...Ever!
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Pointless Celebrities
3x08 (22/12/12 edition)


How Hit Movies Become Flops
by Matt Singer (from Criticwire)

As the new Superman movie hits cinemas, a look back at how the last one was and is regarded. The general gist:

Weird fact: Superman Returns got good reviews when it was released, and made more money than Batman Begins. Now it's considered a flop.

What a Doctor Who-ha!
(from Private Eye)

Private Eye on the recent problems that have dogged Who. Nothing significantly new, though it does sum it up neatly. Especially this bit:

between January 2012 and June 2014, when under Doctor Who’s previously-accustomed schedule 41 episodes would have been broadcast, the BBC will actually put out a grand total of 16. That period includes the show’s 50th anniversary year, during which Moffat had announced: “I promise you, we’re going to take over television, trust me.”