Category: Movies and TV

What’s been watched lately.

January 27, 2014 / / Movies and TV

Here we are at the end of January and as is always the case at this time of year, the top contenders for the various awards; the ‘Globes’, Oscars, Baftas…

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September 18, 2013 / / Movies and TV

Every year when the X Factor teaser ads come on just before the new series starts, Mr. C has a bit of a whinge about how the X Factor ‘takes…

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May 17, 2013 / / Movies and TV

A Really ‘nice’ rom-com!
I’m a sucker for a good Rom-Com so happily sat down last night to watch Playing for Keeps, the latest offering from Gerard Butler. He’s pretty easy…

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February 15, 2013 / / Movies and TV
December 4, 2012 / / Movies and TV

I’m watching way too much telly at the moment. It’s ridiculous – I’m turning into the biggest couch potato ever.
What with X Factor, I’m A Celebrity (over the last few…

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April 24, 2012 / / Movies and TV

If you haven’t been watching Homeland on a Sunday night, then you are missing out on a treat as this is American TV as it’s absolute best.
The series makes for…

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January 24, 2012 / / Movies and TV

I am loving the BBC’s new Sunday night offering ‘Call The Midwife’.
Miranda Hart as the posh new midwife Chummy is a revelation! I think we all forget she is actually…

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December 28, 2011 / / Movies and TV

Have seen some really good stuff over the past few days…
‘Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me’ – Laurence Fox was a revelation for me in this! Yes it was a…

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October 3, 2011 / / Movies and TV
March 9, 2011 / / Movies and TV

So what are we giving The Thumbs Up to on the telly at the moment?

Well-constructed, gripping courtroom drama with the excellent Maxine Peake. Think we’re going to see a lot…

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