Sunday 16 September 2012


Dragons' Den
10x01 Episode 1
Ten series now! Crikey.
[Watch it (again) in HD on iPlayer.]

The Great British Bake Off
3x05 Pies
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this week on 100 Films

Two new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week, and they were...

Marvel One-Shots (2011)
With Avengers Assemble out on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK next Monday, now seemed as good a time as any to post reviews of the first two Marvel One-Shots.

For those who don’t know, these are short films included on the home ent releases of their big movies, which take place within the same interconnected movie universe
For full reviews of The Consultant and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer, look here.

And new to my new blog...

A Study in Terror (1965)
it’s a decent Holmes movie, with an atmospheric rendering of Victorian London and a passably intriguing plot. However, the relatively light basis in the true story of Jack the Ripper may grate with some who approach it from that angle: there’s a Holmesian plot grafted onto a smattering of Ripper facts, as opposed to using Holmes to deduce one of the posited real solutions.
Read more here.

The X Files: I Want to Believe - Director's Cut (2008)
not the kind of X Files most people were expecting — i.e. Something To Do With Aliens — forgetting that the series was never just about extraterrestrials. The idea that I Want to Believe was a bit rubbish and thoroughly disappointing is consequently as much (if not more) the fault of those viewers who expected a different kind of film. That said, it’s a shame it isn’t wholly successful as the kind of film it’s trying to be either
Read more here.

More next Sunday.