Tag : television

TV | Freeview Flicks of the Week – Rush Hour, Mr and Mrs Smith and The Breakfast Club

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Our weekly LSi best freeview flicks picks are here! This week we get caught in rush hour traffic, rob a bank with some oddball criminals and take part in some dirty politics. MONDAY – Rush Hour (5* 21:00) Who would have thought that the combination of martial arts king Jackie … Read More

TV | Doctor Who – A new face for an old classic

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The world’s longest running, sci-fi show returns for its record breaking fifty-first year with a statement of intent. Peter Capaldi picks up the keys to TARDIS as he steps back in time to the perennial BBC favourite – Victorian London. Here a madcap adventure ensues as a series of Bleak … Read More

TV | Siblings

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BBC3’s newest sitcom offering, Siblings, is an interesting premise marred by its stock execution and detestable characters. Charlotte Ritchie, fresh from another hit sitcom, stars as hopeless office worker and Yorkshire university graduate, Hannah, who lives with her equally as hopeless, unemployed brother Dan (Tom Stour). Together their relationship forms … Read More

TV | Masters of Sex – Back with a bang

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Masters of Sex has returned to More4 this summer for its second season. An unusual and thought-provoking drama, it follows Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) in his pursuit to answer one question – what really happens to the body during sex? At the end of season one, the radical research … Read More

TV | Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy

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Opening a coffee shop on the rim of an active volcano in Hawaii seems a bold move, especially for a man whose CV lists only zookeeper and retail assistant as previous occupations. Yet, fellow barista and twentieth century icon, Andy Warhol, may have hit the nail on the head, forewarning … Read More

TV | Freeview Flicks of the Week – Taken, Shut Up and Play the Hits and Memento

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Our weekly LSi best freeview flicks picks are here! This week (cue low threatening voice) we will look for you, we will find you, and we will kill you! MONDAY – Somewhere (Channel 4 00:20) Sofia Coppola is one stylish director, best known for directing snazzy The Bling Ring and … Read More

TV | Utopia – ‘Going places others can’t and won’t’

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  For those anticipating the new series of Utopia, Monday’s opener may have come as an initial disappointment. While fans were itching to discover the fates of our protagonists, instead the season began with an unnerving step back in time. Without a single lead character, and complicating the plot further … Read More

TV | The Honourable Woman – Nothing is what it seems in this exceptional spy thriller

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A tight close-up of a blade and the swish of metal on metal, but the camera pans out to show it’s only a wire bread basket and tongs. A waiter neatly lines the basket with a napkin and fills it with bread, laughing and joking with other staff in the … Read More

TV | Freeview Flicks of the week – Star Trek, The Raid and Ghostbusters

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Our weekly LSi best freeview flicks picks are here! This week we take a trip on the USS Enterprise, kick some arse and call up the ghost busters! MONDAY – Star Trek (Film4 21:00) In 2009, the very talented J.J.Abrams did something very remarkable; he made Star Trek, a franchise … Read More

TV | Orange is the New Black – Back Behind Bars for Series Two

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Netflix has released its second season of the original series Orange Is the New Black, and a great hype has quite rightly followed. This prison dramedy may well be the most important television show not actually on television, being well-written, well-acted and well-scripted. What makes this show most interesting is … Read More