April 2nd, 2021

Illya K

Battlestar Galactica 1x06 Reviewed

The Lost Warrior

Apollo crash lands into the middle of a conflict between colonial pioneers and a cylon gunslinger, no really. This was all mordancy that lacks unbearbale tension and which is not enderaringly decrepit. What is it with this show and bad child actors?!? Oddly Apollo does not mention the fall of the 12 Colonies. I'd forgotten Richard Hatch had died.

Traveler

Trailers, Quotes & Stuff

'The Resort' trailer

Oh this tale of idiots who visit an abandoned resort looks good.


'The Handmaid's Tale' season 4 trailer

The Waterford's walk free? Nick broods. June makes trouble. Mmmm.


'Debris' 1x06 promo

No.


'Spiral' trailer

Max Mighella is the baddie, I'm calling it now.


'Suicide Squad' trailer

Peter Capaldi. How is Harley Quinn back in jail? So serious.


Best Line:

“Dark and deep.”


'Beneath' promo

A killer fish?


'Things Heard & Seen' trailer

I'm there.


St Tola cheese – yum.


The version of my ex I thought existed, never did. Malice was intended. People are bereft of compassion or sensitivity and are brazen. People are appalling and bizarre and people are unempathetic.


Recall Tweed perfume?

Tweed Lentheric perfume - a fragrance for women 1933



The Cheeky Girls were on 'Flog It' in 2016.


'Channel 4 News' Quotes:

“Round the back of a storm drain.”


“Put reputation first.”


“Catholic Eton.”


“Formal warning.”


“Deeply harming them for the rest of their lives.”


“Hostile reception.”


'Sing Street' Quotes:

“Who is that psycho?”


“Rabbit stuff.”


'BBC News' Quotes:

“Had a nazi in the ranks.”


“Plotting to kill his MP.”


'The Irish Times' Quotes:

“Still crap.”


“Remain unconvinced.”


“Reduce our dependence on the British Cheddar cheese markert.”


“Unjustified claims.”


“Deemed more worthy.”


“Rigid adherence.”


“Long, long term.”


“Very, very old infrastructure.”


“Unreliable and untrue.”


“Splenetic exchanges.”


“Ignite unnecessary political storms.”


“Solemnly abhor.”


“Uncivil and impulsive...”


“Make the torment cease.”


“Dire warning.”


'Reasonable Doubt' Quotes:

“Nothing to regret.”


“Do they have a legitimate concern?”


'Battlestar Galactica' Quote:

“If you do this there will be no forgiveness! No amnesty!"

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Scary Books

Movie Reviews: Not A Game + Tina 👎👎

Not A Game (2020)

A documentary about the fraught, complex relationship with video games. Discussions rage on. There is an absence of any benefit to this. We see footage of parents and their children getting aggressive over gaming. This is becoming more normal.


People get adversarial and tensions and anger rise. Is there excessive panic over video games? Or is it just a furore? People have a reasonable insistence on safety. Are there major implications? People are laudatory of video games, other people are cynical.


This leaves one very unimpressed. Video games are a contentious issue which may have deleterious effects. Some are negatively affected. Some have self importance. A man makes a living from playing games. Are there significant consequences to playing video games?


One feel incredulity and confusion at how boring this is. People have righteousness. This was not gripping and it is insufficiently committed. This was absurd and superficial. People try to impose normality on madness. This was boring and dimly lit and irritating. This was not intellectually enriching. This was baloney and mindless tedium. This was not pleasing. This was not poignant and it is ailing.


People talk about loot boxes. People are lamenting video games. Is there cause for concern? This does not inspire confidence.


Best Lines:

“Digital transition.”


“Moral panic.”


“Didn't know what we were heading into.”


“How much is enough?”


“Space combat video game.”


“Early Sega days.”


“Team Liquid!”


“Where nothing good happens.”


“Crazy incidents.”


“Low cost way to keep the peace.”


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Tina (2021)

A biography. Ike is talked about a lot, he was a moral vaccum with self regard. Tina talks about her rock and roll dresses. We see footage of Tina owning the stage. People talk about the Ikette thing. Tina's comeback is covered. Kurt Loder shows up. Tina talks of her second husband. This was disappointing.

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