Spurious Awards Of The Week

Highlander remake, Amy Pond’s psyche, stupid head gear, Jurassic Park lyrics and a whole load more

HIGHLANDER REMAKE OF THE WEEK

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Lost Girl is loyal to the Connery/Lambert original, right down to the really dodgy Scottish accents…

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BBC COST-CUTTING MEASURES OF THE WEEK

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Actors required to create their own monsters on The Sarah Jane Adventures .
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SHORTEST JOURNALIST OF THE WEEK

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Warehouse 13 ’s Pete and Myka interviewed by Hobbit Monthly .
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SEX CHANGE OF THE WEEK

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Could it be true? Can the White Guardian be returning to Doctor Who ? He may be trying to fool us by regenerating into a woman, but the dead bird on the bonce is a surefire giveaway. Or is it just Lilly Collins looking downright ridiculous in the new Tarsem Singh-directed Snow White movie?
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SUBLIMINAL ADVERTISING OF THE WEEK

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Boy drinks too much Red Bull in The Fades (and creates a whole new euphemism in the process… as in “What’s he been doing in the loo all this time?” “Just drinking too much Red Bull.”).
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SELF-IMAGE PROBLEM OF THE WEEK

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Right, okay, so when Amy Ponds draws her ideal Rory, she displays remarkable draftsmanship. But when she comes to draw herself, she makes herself look like something a myopic ten-year-old drew during an earthquake for something called Captain Spoonface. We think she has issues.
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REDUB OF THE WEEK (NSFW)

Now this is the kind of editing George should be doing every time he releases the Star Wars saga on a new format…
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OBSESSIVE OF THE WEEK

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MUSICAL RECAP OF THE WEEK

We’d probably find it even funnier if we could make out more than 50% of the lyrics.
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ILL-TIMED BATMAN-THEMED STUNT OF THE WEEK

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Some people really do have a taste by-pass, but luckily the police in Christchurch, New Zealand have a sense of humour. According to TVNZ, “A fake Batman marched into Christchurch central police station demanding to know what emergency had triggered the ‘Bat Signal’.” The “Bat Signal” it turns out, was, in fact the White Lights of Hope, which were commemorating the anniversary of the earthquake in the city. Hi-bloody-larious. “First of all he wanted to speak to the commissioner,” Sergeant Chris Jones told the press. “And then he wanted to know what was going on and why he’d been called.” Sgt Jones went on to say he was too “scrawny” to make a convincing Batman, adding that “Robin would have to be six-foot four and built like a tank to help him out”. Apparently the whole thing was being filmed, and while we couldn’t find it on YouTube yet, we did find a video which seems suspiciously like it might be connected in some way. It’s certainly unfunny enough (which is why we’re not embedding it).

COMEBACK OF THE WEEK

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MULTI-TASKER OF THE WEEK

We knew James Cameron was a man of many talents, but we didn’t know quite how many talents. He’ll be gunning for a Best Actor Oscar nomination next…
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GRAMMAR NAZI OF THE WEEK

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The most feared enemy you could ever come across in World Of Warcraft
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THIN LINE BETWEEN GENIUS AND SHITE OF THE WEEK

Honestly, setting words to the music of Jurassic Park and them singing them in a whiny voice should be utterly dreadful… and yet… and yet…
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I WANT ONE OF THOSE OF THE WEEK

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Dave Golder
Freelance Writer

Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.