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Guy Lodge @GuyLodge London, England

Freelance film critic: Variety, The Observer, The Guardian, more. Beneath this glassy surface, a world of gliding monsters.

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Joined Twitter 7/28/09


@Glenn__Kenny The Godzilla Must Be Crazy @jessicakiang But where will they go when we all descend on the Croisette for the festival that will definitely tak… https://t.co/iuYyT8W8ZB @ben1283 Oh god, are people really going, "Yay for snitches, yay for cops"?A nation of curtain-twitchers, living for these times. https://t.co/EIjwIzAhhj
3/29
2020
@CasparSalmon Haven't you denied yourself enough in life, babePlanted some violas, basil, jasmine and an apple tree -- because what else is there to do at the moment but watch t… https://t.co/FnU9ugQd1LAwful news about an "indefinite hiatus" for the essential @FilmComment magazine, which has given me so much educati… https://t.co/sq2sf8lxnn
3/28
2020
God, he finally did it the only way he was ever going to do it: by sheer default. https://t.co/0iPDdy315Z @CasparSalmon Weirdly I'm eating so much less than usual! I think cooking so many dinners is reducing my snacking impulse.A formal request to news reporters to stop using "tsunami" as a metaphor with regard to the rise in coronavirus cas… https://t.co/t8Rk3Lsttzhttps://t.co/EL9PUfTrM8 https://t.co/t1xt7iJNjjMe telling my gran over the phone that Boris has corona virus https://t.co/2yYyloCyiG
Retweeted by Guy LodgeThis is going to be a fantastic year for Britain. https://t.co/dLQUVauCKg
Retweeted by Guy Lodge @CasparSalmon Perfect.https://t.co/AQ4exGZq4B @alisonwillmore I fear this, which is why I'm holding out: no pasta for two weeks. @_jarking A souvenir of The Souvenir. @rickburin Love and thoughts to you, Rick. Lovely picture - the resemblance is strong.Quick message to all those making bread at the moment. Keep the water you’ve cooked potatoes or pasta in. It will h… https://t.co/R63tkz4W20
Retweeted by Guy LodgeDuring these difficult times, some young filmmakers might think it's a good idea to make a short set during a quara… https://t.co/0PnaAtwgMv
Retweeted by Guy Lodge @Glenn__Kenny It's always fun to look up a name you don't remember, find out you muted them, delve back a bit to fi… https://t.co/LjGWGeGACl
3/27
2020
@JensterGeek @Moof @_ElizabethMay @quixoticgeek What we've learned from this thread is that LOTS of people don't, a… https://t.co/5s2xvlKyPm @JensterGeek @Moof @_ElizabethMay @quixoticgeek And yet hard butter doesn't fit that neatly into a measuring spoon, and so on. @tracygee_ That goes two ways! Just pointing out that the scale saves on tools and washing up ;) @JensterGeek @Moof @_ElizabethMay @quixoticgeek Nobody's disputing that you get along fine, nor ignorant of the fac… https://t.co/JZtRWX6qvK @aliarikan Oh no, now you can't take part in the Doctor Strange watch party @CodcoFan Sorry, there was no way of telling your joke apart from the many earnestly identical such comments in the thread! @Sorrelish Same. @tracygee_ You can put your bowl on the scale and pour the flour directly in to the correct weight, which is truly no less convenient. @ben1283 Yeah, it's crazy that her solo career just... stopped? It's not like she had a flop album or anything. Wha… https://t.co/ePG3ZHGyFM @ben1283 It's not the season, but her heartfelt rendition of 'Where Are You, Christmas?' from The Grinch feels appr… https://t.co/7fQku9Ne0t @robbiereviews Excellent thirst material at a vital time, thank you @Hendyhendel Well, quite. I can sort of understand cup measurements with flour, which is at least a fine, kinda-pou… https://t.co/atWIylcQy4 @kateyrich https://t.co/ktzQ3NAao1Lots of Americans in that thread incredulous that we have *scales* in our kitchens and fearing for our counter spac… https://t.co/JWFbnsOjeiEvergreen tweet https://t.co/JLKiPi3uIH @JensterGeek @Moof @_ElizabethMay @quixoticgeek Our butter is also marked for cutting, in grams. @_ElizabethMay Only through this thread did I learn that Americans have *separate* cups for liquids and solids. And… https://t.co/QmyWl5bVzF @CodcoFan @_ElizabethMay @KellyELipp Most digital scales are flat and the size of a book - they take up very little… https://t.co/Y9DR5Jlnf2By the end of May, many self-employed Brits will have gone bankrupt! There was no eight-week delay or eligibility c… https://t.co/WQxpqzyg9h
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3/26
2020
@KirkCruz Fingers crossed for all of you.One difficult game to play in these times is to look at the random shuffle of celebrity names trending on Twitter a… https://t.co/BdNOZYmJMk @CasparSalmon Do you think Glenda is just so very proud of him every fucking day?A rare beam of good news. https://t.co/avyOzpJhCh @TomiLaffly @selfstyledsiren If the postal service was working, I'd send you some! My Turkish supermarket still has it. @jessicakiang 10/10Good thing flour is so easy to come by in shops right now. https://t.co/oix7vMSGDc @ben1283 Yeah, I can't afford to Dorff my entire wardrobe, but I'll start small. @alexvtunzelmann This is absolutely why it's most crucial for people to know! Madness that we're having to guess. H… https://t.co/gnpflT44Hk @ben1283 I'm thinking of biting the bullet and finally becoming a Ron Dorff gay when all this is over: the short te… https://t.co/gEpDiF3SIJ @akstanwyck We ordered Risk on Amazon last week! A good way to pass a whole afternoon in quarantine. @ben1283 As someone rebuilding my collection, this gives me such envy-joy! Fab. @FilmGamerOne Happily single, but "one of those married critics" did make me laugh -- I sort of know what you mean.
3/25
2020
@CasparSalmon I mean, as a stew, it sounds lovely. @davidlfear You're smart, kind, a terrific writer and have one of the best names in the business. @jessicakiang @TomiLaffly @JustinCChang If you can somehow get here by Thursday, you're welcome. @CasparSalmon Whack some chili on it, babe, you can salvage some dignity. @TomiLaffly @JustinCChang Sleeping room in my house might get a bit tight, but everyone will be fed. @rickburin Spaghetti, minced beef, tinned tomatoes, onions, carrots, celery, wine, nutmeg @TomiLaffly Please do! You can join @JustinCChang. @CasparSalmon A rare Caspar emoji usage, and a perfect one @GuyOHarrison THANK YOU @GuyOHarrison Share your wisdom, o great one @PamHutch Literally what else are we supposed to do? Write? @editlondon Perfect. @itsmikelike Superb work. @KristyPuchko Doesn't matter! Banana bread is supposed to be dense and wet anyway: I'm sure it's delicious. (It mig… https://t.co/pnbnAURD9u @editlondon Thanks! It's a very easy but time-consuming dish, so perfect to make when you're stuck at home. @TomiLaffly Thank you! It was very hard not to just stick my face in it, but I'm proud of my restraint. Tomorrow: b… https://t.co/jgZCdE9SdX @ChrisPJGodfrey oof, but also, 10/10Why yes, I did batch-bake an aubergine parmigiana and divvy it up for the freezer, quarantine has indeed made me a… https://t.co/5Ruxn1WhMN @NicZachary On the plus side, the stupidest ones are generally encountered online. @CasparSalmon Also, Hair & Makeup's recent run of form -- VICE, DARKEST HOUR, SUICIDE SQUAD -- is actively homophobic. @CasparSalmon Yeah, Best Actress would be the gayest, but terminally lost points for picking Grace Kelly over Judy Garland in 1954.Disney+ launches in the UK today, so here's my review from last year of their LADY AND THE TRAMP remake. It isn't v… https://t.co/qaMuyLRfe2 @JonathanDean_ I guess he'll find out! @EricDSnider In my defence -- come to think of it, maybe this isn't in my defence at all -- he was very good-looking. @_n_w_m_ Hot. @shaldore Exactly! Quite helpful, actually.Whenever you're feeling down on yourself, take heart in knowing that there's at least someone out there who's much,… https://t.co/A0w02jWgasTold someone on Tinder that no, I wasn't up for a pint at the moment, and got, "I can't believe you're falling for… https://t.co/vxgbHzePkJ @CasparSalmon If you're only going to win one Oscar, make it the gayest one. @CasparSalmon If this lethally dull film made you gay, I concede it's not all bad. @CasparSalmon Nope, not just you: I hate them. Over-ear headphones only for me.Contracting coronavirus to own the libs @MrBrianHolmes We're all self-pitying right now: isn't that one thing we can bond over, guys?A fun game of chance to play in dark times: "Is this Telegraph headline from a column by Allison Pearson or Celia W… https://t.co/Cj6aSfaP07 @CasparSalmon Could be a fun brand swerve for you, don't rule it out @Tweet_Dec Great glasses!"It's time to rank the Marvel Cinematic Universe films" https://t.co/wZRpH8oFXc @MarkHarrisNYC Nigella has you covered. (This makes an obscene amount, so adjust accordingly. That said, who doesn'… https://t.co/ecJqCHWNRv
3/24
2020
@rickburin I miss mine so muchQuarantine, day 8 or 63 or 7000 or something. https://t.co/y7XvwCcI9N @emilyjmc Thanks. I'm mostly using local grocers — Turkish and Polish more common in my area than Asian — but even they're short. @tomandlorenzo They look like they're made from ice cream paddles. Yay, obviously. @alboreto Yep, very scarce! @prairie_oysters Don't know if I've been through ten, but I can recommend Lidl, Aldi, Cirio and Napolina, and recom… https://t.co/02BMFLzJnz @rosso_neri They're very good, as are Lidl's Freshona ones. The cheapest brands in big supermarkets? Less so.Something you learn quickly when shopping from limited stock: there are some watery-ass canned tomatoes out there.… https://t.co/cmPsWCKTjfI hope you aren't all trying to bake your own toilet paper
3/23
2020

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