Tag : television

TV | Boxset Essentials – Sex and the City

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Best for when you are feeling bad about your own love life… Before I had ever viewed a single episode of Sex and the City, I had a preconceived idea of what it was all about; four middle-aged women strutting around New York City in designer heels, sleeping with men ‘willy nilly’ … Read More

TV | Homeland

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It’s become a bit of an accepted view amongst most critics that Homeland has lost its edge. The first season’s excellence is universally acknowledged but many criticise the second season for shedding the veil of ambiguity which had kept viewers on the edge. As the third season reaches our screens, … Read More

TV | Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

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Being the small screen spin off of one of the biggest films of all time, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD had a lot to live up to. And with god of nerds and fans, Joss Whedon at the helm, this show looked set to surpass all expectations; but Agents of SHIELD … Read More

TV | Gogglebox

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“Have you seen Gogglebox?” You ask your friends. “No, what is it?” And then you brace yourself, because now you have to explain the concept that invariably makes people think that the world is ending and you have to deal with the emotional fallout. Because Channel 4’s Gogglebox is a … Read More

TV | The Face

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Sky Living’s new competitive modelling show The Face emerges as the answer to the world’s apparent demand for a terrifying TV hybrid; think America’s Next Top Model cross pollinated with The Voice. The show’s premise is groundbreaking, obviously. The Face employs three super stars from the modelling industry; Naomi Campbell, Caroline … Read More

TV | Boxset Essentials – My So-Called Life

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Best for when you need a reminder of how good the nineties were.. For all you retro lovers there is a hugely underrated series. My So-Called Life from 1994 featured Claire Danes (Homeland, Romeo + Juliet) and Jared Leto, actor, model and rock star. The two made their on-screen breakthrough … Read More

TV | Masters of Sex

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Why would a woman fake an orgasm? “Usually to get back to whatever it is she would rather be doing,” is the dry response from Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) to Dr William Masters’ (Michael Sheen), her research partner. It’s a question that has nagged at men’s pride since Harry met … Read More

Interview | Spencer Matthews

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We all know Spencer Matthews as the controversial lothario of the Made in Chelsea cast. But it seems he may be out to set the record straight about his antics, both on screen and off with the release of his new autobiography Confessions of a Chelsea Boy. LSi caught up … Read More

TV | The Simpsons

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The year was 1989 and possibly the most famous family in the world was about to make their debut on the Tracey Ulman Show. Within three years the show was pulling in 13.4 million viewers in its first proper series on prime time television. In the intervening years the Simpsons … Read More

TV | Boxset Essentials – Band of Brothers

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Best for when… You wish to be transported back to World War Two in true Spielberg style Everyone that has seen Band of Brothers only has rave reviews for it, while those who have heard of it all have it on their ‘Must Watch’ list. It’s also a perfect box … Read More