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TV Review “Secret Diary of a Call Girl”

January 8, 2009

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Season 1 Saucy, surprising, audacious, personal, tantalising.  Billie Piper’s execution of the role far exceeded my expectations. Buy it Now: Secret Diary of a Call Girl (Season 1) DVD *New* – eBay Television Shows, DVDs, Movies, TV Shows, Movies. (end time 11-Jan-09 13:29:41 AEDST).

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TV Review “Pushing Daises” Season 2

January 5, 2009

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Wilting 🙁 It seems that the executives, eager to tone down the zaniness of the show to appeal to a broader [more stupid] audience, have had their way with the vigour that blessed Season 1. The music is subdued, more conventional and much less original than that featured in the first season. The narration, once […]

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TV Review “The Wire”

October 22, 2008

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A television drama series created by David Simon, The Wire is set in Baltimore, Maryland; each season of the series focuses on a different part of the city. A group of characters, mainly in the Baltimore Police Department, appear in every season.  Quite simply the best police drama on TV. Season 1 (HBO) It starts […]

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TV Review: “Crash”

October 22, 2008

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Based on Paul Haggis’ movie of the same name, this show stars Dennis Hopping leading a troop of fresh faces.  This show had big shoes to fill, with Haggis’ original movie scoring an academy award long after I was impressed by it as a surprise DVD rental (who knew it would reach DVD before a […]

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