‘Scrooged’ (1988): A slapstick take on Dickens, with a remarkable ending

A mean-spirited, vulgar, slapstick take on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Thank god. Continue reading “‘Scrooged’ (1988): A slapstick take on Dickens, with a remarkable ending”

‘The Love Boat’ (Season 3): Everything great & terrible about escapist TV

Anchors aweigh and get another bottle of bleach: they don’t call it “The Love Boat” for nothing! Continue reading “‘The Love Boat’ (Season 3): Everything great & terrible about escapist TV”