John Mosby

John Mosby

  • Game of Thrones 8.2: Let’s make this a Knight to Remember…

    Slowly but surely, the White Walkers and the cold forces of the Night King are making their way towards Winterfell where an uneasy alliance between one-time (and even current) enemies is held together by necessity and pragmatism.  As the uneasy allies assess each other and their chances, many find...
  • Twilight Zone: ‘A Traveler’… is a journeyman entry…

    It’s Christmas Eve in Iglaak, Alaska and the small community’s annual party at the sheriff’s station is underway. Each year, the local police captain Lance Pendelton (Greg Kinnear) extols the virtues of his own beliefs and takes pleasure in benevolently ‘pardoning’ some minor crime.  Innuit Officer Yuka (Marika Sila)...
  • The view from abridged: Star Trek’s Un-Discovery-ed Country…

    With ‘Control’ moving in to get the Sphere and retrieve the data that could lead to cosmic extinction, the battle is on and a war for survival begins. It’s the Discovery and the Enterprise vs. a fleet of Ai ships and no way to summon more help. Burnham and...
  • Cudgel Me, Elmo? (How Sesame Street GOT some Respect!)

    Imagine if the ensemble of George R. R. Martin’s bloody, murderous, raping, pillaging, drinking, killing, incest-ing, dragon-riding characters had actually managed some therapy ahead of their evil-doings?  In a new collaborative clip, the Children’s Television Workshop and HBO have combined to suggest there are better ways to settle one’s...
  • No ‘Bones’ about it: Connolly’s epic takes its damned tome…

    There are places in this world  – and perhaps others – that have ancient, profane power and encountering their touch can bring tragedy and pain. Maine-based private detective Charlie Parker knows that more than most and has spent much of his life avoiding that touch or seeking it out as...
  • ‘Winterfell’ is here. Game of Thrones roars back…

    So. Winter is no longer coming, it’s finally here and there’s little doubt the most watched hour of television on Sunday night was the opening salvo in the final season of HBO‘s Game of Thrones. There’s an argument that the much-anticipated return to Westeros could never live up to...
  • Discovery’s ‘Such Sweet Sorrows’ – Hurry up but Weight…

    The decision to abandon and destroy Discovery does not go as well as planned when the Sphere data protects the entire ship and not just it database. It appears the crews of the Discovery and the Enterprise are running out of options but another idea is raised. if the...
  • Noises off: Netflix’s ‘Silence’ adaptation is sadly tome deaf…

    When a caving group finally manage to enter a vast series of underground caverns, they think they’ve made a significant breakthrough, but instead they’ve initiated an historical breakout as a previously unknown breed of winged creatures pour out of the new opening and out in to the wider world. ...
  • Disney+ adds more slings and arrows to Marvel partnership…

    Those who are watching the trailers for the almost-upon-us Avengers: Endgame will know that though he didn’t feature in Avengers:  Infinity War, Clint Barton (alias Hawkeye) did indeed survive the fateful Thanos finger-snap -though early indications from his less-than-sunny demeanour suggest some of those close to him may not...