Wednesday, 22 December 2010

The ERH Advent Fiasco: Day Twenty Two

Day twenty two of our festive filmic frolic was born in 1518 in the village of Glenfinnan on the shores of Loch Shiel... and it is immortal.
The ERH Advent Fiasco: Day Twenty Two

The ennui of immortality is writ large in today's micklemass missive, as the Kurgan gives Connor McLeod the most dismissive of swipes from his broadsword (!) in 1986's loopiest timesliding swords'n'sporrans fantasy epic, Highlander. Those of us who have already seen a few Christmases under will identify with his sense of sullen resignation and gold-standard resentment, but let's put our game faces on and gird our loins for yet another roundelay of bile, recrimination and crippling alcohol abuse. After all, who wants to live forever..?

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