• Doctor Who (S10 Ep.6) ‘Extremis’ review…

    The Doctor made an oath a long time ago, one which he’s spent a great deal of time keeping and circumventing but that time may be running out. The Time Lord gets a personal request from the Vatican and even being blind (shhhh, don’t tell anyone), he can’t resist...


  • Doctor Who (S10 Ep.5) ‘Oxygen’ review…

    Every breath you take, every move you make Every bond you break, every step you take I’ll be watching you Oh, can’t you see? You belong to me My poor heart(s) ache with every step you take… The Doctor, though fully aware of his Earthly duties concerning the Vault...
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    Doctor Who (S10 Ep.4) ‘Knock Knock’ review…

      It’s hard to find accommodation when you’re a student – or at least a home of the affordable kind, even if you’re happy to share. So when Bill (Pearl Mackie) and fellow class-mates are beginning to despair of ever finding a roof over their heads, it seems like...
  • ‘Maid’ in America. Reviewing a timely Tale…

    The first few minutes of Hulu‘s new series The Handmaid’s Tale start in tense pursuit that might make it seem like an effective but familiar contemporary drama – a family desperately trying to out-run those who would seek to do them harm. Giving no real clue of time and...



  • Doctor Who (S10 Ep.3) reviewed – ‘Thin Ice’…

    “Regency England’s a bit more black than they show in the movies.” “So was Jesus. History’s a whitewash.” Rather than heading home in time and space, the Tardis has insisted on bringing its occupants to the banks of the Thames in 1814, the last year of the famous Frost...



  • Doctor Who (S10 Ep2) ‘Smile’ review…

    *Only Minor Spoilers* The Doctor may have certain duties and obligations that are keeping him close to Earth and the university in particular, but that doesn’t mean that he can’t take little side-steps… after all, even if you have to stay somewhere, the whole point of having a machine...
  • Frequency

    Ghosts in the Machine: Why you should tune in to ‘Frequency’…

    Raimy Sullivan (Peyton List)  is a decorated detective, celebrating her twenty-eighth birthday and likely to be proposed to by her boyfriend. She loves her job, her fiancee and her mother dearly – the only thing that still haunts some of her moments is the knowledge that her late father...
  • 'Conviction' lacks the courage of such in ABC's new drama...

    Trials and Tribulations: Atwell’s legal drama lacks ‘Conviction’…

    Hayes Morrison (Haley Atwell) may be the daughter of an ex-President and possess the savvy mind of a great attorney but she’s also a self-destructive rebel and a magnate for self-inflicted trouble . But when she’s caught for cocaine-possession, she’s offered the deal of a lifetime. Due to a...
  • Westworld

    Original Synth: ‘Westworld’ explores the first and final frontiers…

    The near future. Leaps in technology and the lifelong work of Doctor Robert Ford (Sir Anthony Hopkins) have allowed advancements in cyber-technology. So much so that the very richest and most influential people can buy time at an isolated park where they can live out a range of storylines...