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Rag Tale (2005)

 -  Comedy | Romance | Drama  -  7 October 2005 (UK)
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A romance that plays out in the splashy, sensational world of British tabloids.

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Editor - The Rag, Eddy Somerset Taylor
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Editor's PA - The Rag, Debbs
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Political Editor - The Rag, Felix Miles Sty
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News Editor - The Rag, Tulloch (Lucky) Lloyd
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Fashion Editor - The Rag, Sally May Ponsonby
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Sports Editor - The Rag, Paul (Mac) MacAvoy
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Picture Editor - The Rag, Geoff (P3) Randal
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Features Editor - The Rag, Cormac (Fat Boy) Rourke
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Chairman - Global Media Inc, Richard (The Chief) Morton
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Editor - The Press, Peach James Taylor
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Photographer, Morph
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Royal Advisor 2
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A romance that plays out in the splashy, sensational world of British tabloids.

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Produced by Nicky Shaw (as Misschief)
Performed by Nicky Shaw (as Misschief) featuring Robyn Sykes
Written by Nicky Shaw/Joleen Belle/Rob Sykes
Vocal Production Joleen Belle
Published by Signia Songs Limited
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd
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Unwatchable
8 October 2005 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

As a newspaper journalist myself, seeing this film was almost a duty. By the end of it, I wished that I enjoyed a different vocation.

The script is unremarkable, slightly below average with all of the clichés surrounding journalism pandered to. The plot is almost non-existent, it was difficult to fathom what the film was actually about other than ticking the boxes on how the man in the street views journalists.

What really grated, and which actually gave me a headache, was the way the film was shot. Jaunty angles and quick-cut editing abound. This made the remake of 'Rollerball' look sedate by comparison. One can only assume that the editor or director has recently been dumped by someone with photo-sensitive epilepsy.

Jennifer Jason Lee, Malcolm McDowell, Kerry Fox - what were you thinking of? A terrible, terrible movie. Avoid at all costs.


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