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MaryLouise
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Jar Machine. Marching on an empty stomach with your salad tossed in a screw-topped.

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Gove Girl - a disturbing story of one lady and her obsession with a certain cabinet minister.

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MaryLouise
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quote:
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Gove Girl - a disturbing story of one lady and her obsession with a certain cabinet minister.

You're so good at this. Cracks me up.

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Doctor Whom

Time traveler has a lot of stuff happen to him.

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Thank you MaryLouise. I obviously have a very twisted mind.

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For Who the Bell Tolls -- Fighting in the Spanish Civil War has a disastrous effect on a soldier's command of English grammar.

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Chorister

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For Who the Bell Tolls -- Fighting in the Spanish Civil War has a disastrous effect on a soldier's command of English grammar.

Or maybe that blasted Tardis has got in the way again...

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"Oh no! We've run out of cocoa and biscuits! If only Supperman were here."

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The Jungle Bok - the story of a lost African ungulate.
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Prime and Prejudice - the gripping saga of a young monk's unaccountable aversion to one of the Offices.

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'The Harder They Comb'.

Gritty crime film set in a Jamaican beauty parlour.

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There's Something About Mare -- A young man becomes infatuated with a horse.

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Stetson
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We The Giving

Ayn Rand's altrusitic phase.

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Even Years in Tibet

A biopic about a man who spends a year working hard, and then takes the next year off in a Buddhist retreat.

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Gove Girl - a disturbing story of one lady and her obsession with a certain cabinet minister.

And its sequel, 'Gove and Friendship', about the cabinet minister and his political frenemies.

(You could, of course, invent a whole serious of films about this particular gentleman, courtesy of film titles that include the word 'love'.)

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How Greek Was My Valley

Post-Brexit reminiscence about the influx of southern European workers into a Welsh mining community.

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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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Scones from a Marriage -- Ingmar Bergman teleseries about a couple who divorce when they can't agree on what to serve at tea.

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Pangolin Guerre
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The Ascent of Mean - study of post-2000 sociology.
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I, Root -- a retiring vegetable detective looks back on her career of solving problems with the Three Laws of Carrotics

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Tried Green Tomatoes. A channel 4 docudrama bout a man who samples strange foods across the world. Straight to Video.

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Stetson
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The Gog Delusion

Richard Dawkins narrows his anti-religious skepticism down to a couple of lines in Exekial and Revelation.

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Or The Cod Delusion - North Sea fish are tricked into believing that they will be safe by swimming into some nice cosy nets, but end up in the fish frier.
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Chunderball

Bond has a dodgy kangaroo steak.

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Coldfinger - James Bond does battle with the evil Ice Queen who freezes all she touches.
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Or The Cod Delusion - North Sea fish are tricked into believing that they will be safe by swimming into some nice cosy nets, but end up in the fish frier.

The Gor Delusion

Stooping to conquer, Richard Dawkins devotes an entire book to refuting pulp fantasy novels.

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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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Rollerbell -- Story of a futuristic sporting event at which church ringing teams compete.

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Sipech
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One Of Our Dinosaurs Is Kissing - Derek Nimmo and Peter Ustinov engage in a farcical game of kiss-chase around London with a diplodocus skeleton.

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Wet Kipper
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The World is Hot Enough

James Bond fights to reverse Global Warming

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Sipech
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The Colt of Discipleship - Dietrich Bonhoeffer's masterpiece of theology, looking at Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
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Marry on up the Khyber.

A couple who want to be wed in Afghanistan, and it turns into a complete farce.

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The World is Hot Enough

James Bond fights to reverse Global Warming

The Word Is Not Enough

OO7 takes on the sola scriptura movement.

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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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From Russia with Rove -- 007 hunts down George W. Bush's former chief of staff, who has taken refuge in a foreign land.

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Prude and Prejudice

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Stetson
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The Spy Who Loved Men

Featuring love-interest Dick Galore.

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I have the power...Lucifer is lord!

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Sax And The City.

The adventures and mishaps of a women's jazz band in NYC.

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--"I'm not giving up--and neither should you." --SNL

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You Only Love Twice -- 007 and Ernst Blofeld enjoy some naughty moments together that feature Blofeld's pet cat. [Devil]

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Stejjie
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The Wine in the Willows - Ratty, Mole et al enjoy a nice glass or two after messing about in boats.

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Stejjie
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Forrest Grump - Tom Hanks plays a simple-minded but mildly irritated man who sits at a bus stop complaining about all that's happened to him in his eventful life.

"Life is like a box of chocolates - you can never work out which one's which and always end up with the flavour you hate."

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Stetson
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The Fast Temptation Of Christ

"Okay, here's the plan: you come down off that cross, live a normal life, wife, kids, everything. No? Well, can't say I didn't try."

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Stejjie
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Wander Woman

A super-human Amazonian princess comes to man's world and just sort of walks around aimlessly for a while.

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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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Spider-Ma -- soccer mom uses her supernatural powers to influence the outcome of sporting events in which her children participate.

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Stetson
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The Tardy Boys

Frank and Joe just can't get to crime scenes on time.

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The Casks of God ... comparative study of manifestations of God after too much.
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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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The Hunger Gams: Children are forced to participate in an annual lovely legs competition.

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The Leotard ... the melancholic tale of noble Sicilian clingy wear.
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Gone with the Wing - a heartwarming film about a wild swan that learned to fly again with a prosthetic wing.

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The Persian Goy... a gentile in exile.
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The Wine in the Willows - Ratty, Mole et al enjoy a nice glass or two after messing about in boats.

That would be terribly dangerous once Toad got into motorcars.

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The Life of Bran -- the Monty Python crew are at it again, this time recounting the miraculous effect a certain laxative cereal has had on Western religious practices.

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