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Some thoughts on NXT TakeOver: The End…

Too long since I’ve written about wrestling. Here’s something, a few stray thoughts from last night’s NXT TakeOver special:

  • Andrade ‘Cien’ Almas has a mouthful of a moniker (does he need the nickname in the middle?) and his entrance gear is Los Boricuas cosplay. Leave the goofy hat, braces and linen trousers at home, and you might be on to a winner with the former Sombra.
  • Also, didn’t Tye Dillinger look great in that opener? Someone’s angling hard for that main-roster call-up.

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Elsewhere: My Letterboxd reviews of We are Twisted Fucking Sister!, Respectable: The Mary Millington Story, Warcraft and The Resurrection of Jake the Snake

We are Twisted Fucking Sister!:

As a documentary, it’s unremarkable, though you can say that about nine out of 10 docs out there. But as a visual biography? That’s exactly what this is: an often surprising history of the early years of the hardest – and hardest working – glam rockers the US ever produced, and one that leaves you thirsting for more.

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