Monthly Archives: August 2006

left luggage.

An announcement at the train station informed me that any bags left unattended would be destroyed or buried. Buried? So I go to the loo and you bury my dirty laundry. We are all scared about suspect packages and bags … Continue reading

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violence ok vrs smoking bad.

This week saw the ultimate in political correctness gone mad. Apparently all the old Tom and Jerry cartoons are going to be altered to remove any traces of smoking. If during one of their signature rumbles they use a cigar … Continue reading

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The Exorcism

So I decide to get away for a few days and visit some friends. When I get off the train and am greeted by said friends, I’m regaled with the story of how their house is haunted. Great I say … Continue reading

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future phones?

The next level of mobile phone technology is apparently going to include chips that not only let you swipe your phone to get into places but also allow you to buy things like a credit card. So now my phone … Continue reading

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VOLVER

Pedro Almodavar is the greatest director in Spain and probably ranked amongst the top 15 directors in the world. So pulling in sell out crowds and being held as his best film for years, welcome Volver, Pedro’s latest movie and … Continue reading

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Severance

After the success of Creep (?) we get severance from the same director. A comedy/horror that to be honest isn’t that funny or horrific, at a fifteen certificate, Spielberg has sh*tted me up more in every film he’s made. A … Continue reading

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America rapes the world

One year on and they are still finding bodies from the wreckage of hurricane Katrina. There are still families without homes, electricity and knowledge of loved ones whereabouts. Has America let down its own country? Yes. They are too busy … Continue reading

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