Monthly Archives: February 2006


Life on Mars – season 1 dir. by , ,

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I’m not really sure why I started watching this show. The trailers made it look very poor. Some crap cop police show, only with time travel thrown in. I was half thinking it’d be The Bill meets Time Cop. Yet for some reason I tuned in. Probably because there was nothing else on on a Monday night. And I am

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In the Ruins by

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ISBN: 1841492736 Book 6 of Crown of Swords Feather Cloak was fertile, the only pregnant woman left among her people The first time I read King’s Dragon, the first book of this series I wasn’t all that impressed. But for some reason I reread it. And on my second reading I enjoyed it a lot more. But that was more

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Jaysus, lads. You can’t be doing that.

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EDIT: Doh! Have only just realised now why the Jervis Centre was closed as I walked by it after leaving NM to catch her Luas. And Dossing Times has a good entry on the progress of the riots. Went to see I, Keano in the Olympia today. Was very enjoyable. Back in 2002 a civil war erupted in Ireland. On

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Good Night, and Good Luck dir. by

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It is the 1950’s, and McCarthyism is rife in America as the hunt for reds under bed trundles on. In CBS Ed McMurrow begins to highlight McCarthy’s scare tactics and methods on his current affairs television show. The film is told both by the actors and by actual footage from the time. We get to see McCarthy, to hear his

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Anchorman dir. by

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The Legend of Ron Burgandy Who knew the history of news readers had so much bloodshed and conflict? If you like this type of film (Wedding Crashers, Dodgeball) then you’ll love this film. Ferrell is wonderful as over the top anchorman Ron. But it is the wonderful mix of quotable phrases, stupidity and humour that make this film one to

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