Games of Thrones: Season 4 review

And so the three-eyed crow said unto Brandon of House Stark, ‘Let there be spoilers in this review’, and behold there were. Having almost revealed something about the penultimate episode of the recent season to my housemate I thought I’d begin with a warning. If you’ve not watched this season yet – or indeed read… Continue reading Games of Thrones: Season 4 review

Penny Dreadful: first episode review

Modern TV shows, they have to begin with a bang these days. Well, to be fair, old ones did too, yet new ones tend to come with an A-list cast of actors, as well as an acclaimed director and screenwriter. Penny Dreadful is no exception. The man who put pen to paper, John Logan, is… Continue reading Penny Dreadful: first episode review

Move over Megan Fox… you have competition!

There’s a conspiracy going on in TV at the moment. Or at least some sort of coincidence. There seems to be quite a few actresses knocking around that look rather like Megan Fox. Ok, well, two that have caught my eye lately. In both cases, you don’t have to agree with me that the resemblance… Continue reading Move over Megan Fox… you have competition!

The Following season two: Bacon and Purefoy back with a slice and a stab

So… it seems The Following is back. A bit of a surprise hit when it aired last year so no big shock that it’s got another season. If you missed it first time round, the show largely focuses on two characters: wounded (physically and emotionally), brooding former FBI guy Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) and the… Continue reading The Following season two: Bacon and Purefoy back with a slice and a stab

Misfits series 5: the power of love

I’m slowly but surely losing interest in Misfits. There I’ve said it. It’s just not the same without Robert Sheehan. I mean, Jo Gilgun does his best, but I’m not sure it’s enough. And as for the rest of them? Well Karla Crome is lovely to look at, but the others may as well not… Continue reading Misfits series 5: the power of love