Tag : TV review

TV Review: Daredevil Season 3

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Beautifully executed and brilliantly gruesome, Daredevil season 3 picks up the pieces from both its second series and the aftermath of The Defenders to gift us with a personal best for the show and as the flagship for the Netflix/Marvel franchise. It felt far more packed with adrenaline and had … Read More

TV Review: The Cry

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

What interested me most about watching BBC’s The Cry far more than the show itself was the fact that so many people had told me they couldn’t bear to watch something involving something horrible happening to a child. It threw into sharp relief how comfortable we are with thrilling television … Read More

Doctor Who: the Regeneration We Deserve?

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The highly anticipated, recently adapted Doctor Who episode, finally starring a woman as the timelord, hit our screens. My first initial thought after watching the new episode for the first time was – yes, this is how Doctor Who should be. In recent years, the show has faced a few … Read More

REVIEW: Flint Town

8 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.

9 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?

9 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

9 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