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Gimmicks and sitcoms: A sustainable set-up?

Watching – and thoroughly enjoying –  The Grinder has prompted me to think about sitcoms and their use of ‘gimmicks’ as both a set-up for an entire series as well as for singular jokes. The Grinder is built around the gimmick of lampooning tropes ...

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The Heat

These days it seems I’m always watching dark, serious films. Even the surperhero films have forgotten how to have fun. I readily admit to missing the camp, silly, ridiculous superheroes of the past. I did see The World’s End recently, ...

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