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April 7, 2009

Review: Future Me

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Future Me

Where: Only Connect Theatre, 32 Cubitt Street, London WC1X 0LR
When: 7.30pm Monday-Saturday, matinees 16 and 25 April 3pm, Sunday 26 April 5pm, no performances 15 & 20 April. Runs from 31 March–26 April 2009
How long: Two hours 20 minutes, including 20 minute interval
How much: £15 (£10 concessions)
Tickets from: Pleasance Theatre or 020 7609 1800    

Dirty paedos, huh? They're all sicko monsters and should be killed for the sake of the children.

That, at least, is supposed to be what all Right Thinking People know to be true. But is it?

Future Me explores whether paedophiles are in fact just like you and me, just with different desires.

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April 7, 2009

Review: Heroes 3x22 - Turn and Face The Strange

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Turn and Face The Strange

As if we hadn't had enough Bowie lyrics for one week, along comes Heroes with another set for its latest, low-key episode Turn and Face The Strange.

Spoilers and more after the jump.

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April 6, 2009

Review: Cupid 1x1

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Sarah Paulson and Bobby Canavale in Cupid

In the US: Tuesdays, 10/9c, ABC

I'm getting an eerie sense of déjà vu here. ABC's newest 'romantic dramedy' (yes, that is a genre, apparently), Cupid, is about a man who claims to be the Roman god of love, Cupid, sent to Earth by the other gods to give 100 couples true love before he can return. Sounds kind of original, doesn't it?

I'll tell you why I'm getting déjà vu. For one thing, not more than half a year ago, The CW was running Valentine in which Eros/Cupid along with Aphrodite and a bunch of the other Greek gods were out and about trying to bring people together in true love to avoid their own extinction. Okay, that died a death on the grounds of scheduling, not being very good, Jaime Murray, etc, but Cupid really isn't that different.

But the other big déjà vu score comes from the fact this is a remake. There's already been a Cupid - a mere 10 years ago - on the same network, with the same writer and the same scripts, just a different cast.

You've got to love it, haven't you?

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