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Get with the programme: M.I.High – what childhood spy dreams are made of

It isn’t, can’t and will never be a BAFTA winner, but it’s not trying to be. It’s a wonderful piece of entertainment for young and old, and it deserves a watch whether on a nostalgia trip or for the first time. M.I. High is the definitive escapist childhood spy fantasy, realised before your very eyes on the laptop screen.

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Boyhood before ‘Boyhood’: Imagination, Intelligence, and Terry Gilliam’s ‘Time Bandits’

Now on my second article of this series, I come to the devastating realisation that I am not actually funny. A shocking revelation to you and me both, of course, after reading the magnum opus that was my first. So, before I continue, I just want to warn you that this is going to be Read More…

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Nice To Meet You, I’m A Slut: Monogamy, Is It Dead Yet?

Had you asked me this question three months ago I’d have answered vehemently with a definitive: “YES.”  Because why would I – a young, beautiful 21 year old in her prime – limit myself to one partner?! The notion seemed ridiculous. As I’ve mentioned in previous pieces, at secondary school I was a serial monogamist. Read More…

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Get with the programme: Wheeler Dealers, daytime TV for dads

It’s the Christmas vac. You need to find the next best thing to procrastinate to besides Netflix, but the news is far too depressing and Film 4 just ain’t cutting it with yet another Carry On film. You need daytime TV. But which show? You’re looking for something to watch while you browse Facebook and Read More…