• OVERVIEW: Killing Eve’s second season – snark of a covenant….

    Sophomore television seasons are always hard. Like that pesky second album follow-up to an unexpected gold-plated disc success, there’s the potentially crippling high expectations and the question of whether you go faster, higher, longer and harder or just spin-out in an entirely new direction, flexing different creative muscles as...
  • Twilight Zone’s Promising ‘Blue Scorpion’ lacks sting in tale…

    Anthropology professor Jeff Storck (Chris O’Dowd) is not having a great life. His father, Otis,with whom he lives, has just killed himself. His estranged wife wants a divorce (she’s met another guy called Jeff) and sends a lawyer (also called Jeff) to deliver the papers. The weapon Storck Snr....
  • Game Over: Embers, ashes and epilogues…

    There’s one – and probably only one – absolute truth when it comes to writing for television: that you can’t please everyone, even most of the time. The more passionate the followers of your show, the more likely they’ll passionately disagree with some elements and production decisions and, ultimately...
  • Twilight Zone: Point of Origin misses its Point…

    When the pristine Eve (Ginnifer Goodwin) agrees to let her maid use the address to help her grandson get an education placement, she thinks she’s merely bending the rules a little. But when she’s briskly ‘summoned’ to appear before the authorities, she presumes there’s either been a mistake or...
  • Bazinga – Out with a (Big) Bang…

    And, so after twelve years, The Big Bang Theory bows out and the primetime schedules take a fundamental shift… Some have blamed Jim Parsons for the show coming to a close and it’s true that it was his choice to call it a day, rather than a collective cast...
  • GOT: Apocalypse Wow. For whom doth ‘The Bells’ toll..?

    With the forces of the Night King defeated, the troops have headed south to begin to rally for their attack on Cersei’s forces in Kings Landing. However, Cersei (Lena Headey) has made it clear that she intends to give no ground and believes her stronghold will hold out once...
  • Male-Fraud: Twilight Zone gender agenda pays-off…

    Annie (Taissa Farmiga) is a young woman who will usually bury herself in work, over-eager to make a good impression and will go more than the extra mile to convince her bosses how committed she is.¬† She’s not one to make waves. However when one of her colleagues, Dylan...
  • Summertime S.H.I.E.L.D.: AWOL from MCU…

    Last year viewers wondered how Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD would deal with the events of their big screen cousin’s Avengers: Infinity War. After all – spoilers – the ending of that movie resulted in half of all life being extinguished and a huge chunk of our favourite heroes crumbling...
  • GOT: The Mourning after the Night King before…

    Winterfell has been successfully defended against the Night King and the White Walkers, though the cost has been many lives of hose loyal to Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen.  And even those who survived are fully aware that they are now in the period of calm before another storm...