Tag : TV review

REVIEW: Flint Town

6 months ago / 0 comments

Filmed from above, a dark police car rolls noiselessly along a snow-covered track. Streetlights above reveal the road to be quiet and deserted. A crackly voice issuing from a police radio breaks the silence: “We have a male, white, wearing a Michigan State hoodie down in a driveway, semi-conscious… we … Read More

Elizabeth: Our Queen – A Good Kind of Nostalgic.

7 months ago / 0 comments

This week, Channel 5 aired the first in an 8-part series detailing the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The first episode, called ‘Queen in Waiting’ details the Queen’s younger years, ending with the death of King George VI in 1952. It seems society has a desire to expose people’s private … Read More

REVIEW: What Would Your Kids Do?

7 months ago / 0 comments

Jason Manford plays the big kid hosting this new ITV game show, which combines Channel 4’s the Secret Life of 5 Year Olds with just about any basic TV game show. The show is structured in rounds in which three sets of parents are challenged to predict what their child … Read More

REVIEW: Flatpack Empire

7 months ago / 0 comments

The first episode of this new series which goes behind the scenes of furniture giant, Ikea, proved an interesting watch. It begins exploring the humble beginnings of the company, first started in 1943, and explores how its concept was initially received compared to now. The company had been small when … Read More

Defenders – The TV’s Avengers?

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s not quite, but then again it doesn’t want to be. It wants to be a culmination of an arc that was built from Daredevil and Iron Fist, which it is… with fair results. Despite Grade A performances from all our established characters, the show starts off too slow. Taking … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 14 Review and Analysis: An ode to David Bowie

1 year ago / 0 comments

What. A. Dream. When Twin Peaks decides to make an impact, it comes hurtling at us in full force. This was an episode that shows the series’ skill in placing us within a shroud of smoke, meaning that even the most basic facts become disorientating. How did we never link … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 12: Review and Analysis

1 year ago / 0 comments

If the three minute scene in episode 7 in which a man relentlessly brushed the floor of The Roadhouse was too much for you, then this week’s episode would have been a brushstroke (or few) too far  *Warning, this article contains spoilers* David Lynch can do no wrong. Quite literally: … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 11 Review and Analysis: The Return of the Cherry Pie

1 year ago / 0 comments

Warning: this article includes spoilers, do not read unless you have been following Twin Peaks: The Return All is not what it seems in the poor old town of Twin Peaks. This week’s episode seamlessly flows from the horror-esque images of Hasting’s half mauled, half-chewed looking head to the dry-humour … Read More

TV | Hebburn – Proof that BBC comedy has been tainted by 'Sachsgate'

5 years ago / 0 comments

Hebburn returns to our screens for a second series, but despite some occasional funny gags, it’s hard not to notice the effects of comedic scandals, notably Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand’s ‘Sachsgate’, in influencing a new gentle and predictable nature of BBC comedy. Hebburn is not only the name of … Read More

TV | Breathless – Just another take on Mad Men?

5 years ago / 0 comments

As the six part ITV drama Breathless drew to a close two weeks ago LSi looks back at the Sixties period show that took our breath away. But is it just another take on Mad Men? From the outset it’s easy to draw comparisons between the glossy new drama and the U.S … Read More