Shrek 2

Shrek 2 I kinda missed the first one, only watching it on DVD a year after it’s release. The followup is a lot smarter, hitting the “double-level” comedy bracket perfectly with tons of jokes for the adults, numerous movie mentions, and some real belly laugh moments. Jennifer Saunders turn as the Fairy Godmother is superb, as is John Cleese as the Princess Fiona’s father (the King obviously) a reprisal of a certain, much loved, cranky hotel owner (including reference to an old war wound). Donkey remains Eddie Murphy’s finest work for some time, and the whole thing zips along, cramming in joke after joke, clever product placement, movie tie-ins, without a pause. If you want an hour and a half …

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Fairy Tails

Tonight I will mostly be watching Shrek 2. Post match summary will be posted here… sorry can’t get football off my brain.. er.. Post cinema eviction summary will.. dammit.. Big Brother now… Deep breath….. and relaxxxxx I’ll tell you what I think later. I might even tell you what I think about the movie… UPDATE: It’s brilliant. Go see it. You’ll laugh lots.

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More RSS

Using Firefox? (yeah yeah I know some of you don’t have the choice at work…) Try RSS Panel. Easiest way is to bookmark all the RSS feeds in a separate bookmark folder, and point the RSS Panel (reader) at that folder. Doddle! This might just be the solution I’m looking for… that way you get the best of RSS – I can easily check to see if sites have new content – and the best of browsing the web, the design and look etc of sites. Good grief, I think he’s got it!

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T in the Park #5

Saturday in the Slam Tent CHOON!!! Throw your hands up in the air, Big box little box big box little box, glowsticks etc etc. OK, the last of this week’s T in the Park info requests finds us heading into dance music. Some of which I don’t mind, a lot of which I can’t stand. Personally, House, Big Beat, Electronica are all fine. Trance, hardcore and anything which lacks that thing they call a ‘tune’ is to be steered clear of… so what about this lot? Basement Jaxx – No question really. Must see! Felix Da Housecat – Just the name puts me off Carl Craig – Big name but what would I be getting? Tiga – Know the name, …

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T in the Park #4

Sunday on the King Tuts Stage Well after the revelations of Bowie pulling out, the bands appearing on the smaller stage all kind of inherit an extra importance. So, what’s your take on this lot? Snow Patrol – Any good live? The album is OK in a kind of ‘background’ music kinda way… Orbital – LAST EVER LIVE GIG. This’ll be a must-see then! Electric Six – Could be a laugh Mull Historical Society – Ohh I’ve already been told to catch them (him?) Amy Winehouse – great voice, not sure about some of the songs on her album. Might be good live though.. Tim Booth – Do I have to? The Complete Stone Roses – ditto Alfie – Michael …

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