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  • Go West, Go Fourth. Will robots’ return create a Perfect Day?

    Westworld is one of those series that frustrates and delights in equal measure. Every penny of its significant budget is on-screen and its ideas are more far-reaching than plenty of shows put together. But the large gaps between seasons and it’s labyrinthine, multi-level stories can be hard to follow,...
  • The Batman: Reeves’ Knight-vision brings ‘Seven’ shades to Gotham…

    People are dying in Gotham and though that’s nothing new in a dark metropolis with a growing problem of crime on its streets (and in its corridors of power) it appears that a man calling himself ‘Riddler’ is taking perverse pleasure in a campaign that takes in the city’s...
  • Patriotic and Profane: Is Peacemaker’s best defense a good offense?

    Having unexpectedly survived his recent mission with the ‘Suicide Squad’, Christopher Smith (aka Peacemaker) has been recuperating, but leaving his hospital bed he’s brought back into the questionable world of deniable covert wetworks. He will be part of a subversive team assembled to deal with ‘butterflies’ – but in...
  • Fandome Event unleashes a ‘Better Tomorrow’ for its heroes..?

    The online DC Fandome event (which took place on the 15th October) is an annual way for DC and Warner related-companies to unleash a barrage of promotional trailers and information about forthcoming projects. This year’s line-up of news items was pretty impressive giving audiences a glimpse of various features...
  • Gods, Kings, Fire & Blood: HBO’s European Launch teases ‘Thrones’ prequel…

    It’s generally accepted that HBO‘s adaptation of Game of Thrones is one of the finest, epic tales of the last decade… and equally true that many felt its final season – which pulled it far ahead of George R R Martin’s original tomes to date and therefore had to...
  • Noir and Then: Joy’s stylish ‘Reminiscence’ recalls superior fare…

    It’s the near future, after the water-levels rose and sunk part of Miami and the border wars increased the difference between the haves and have-nots. Private eye Nick Bannister (Hugh Jackman) and Watts (Thandiwe Newton) make the best living they can, using technology that enables people to travel through...
  • No Lovecraft Country for O̶l̶d̶ ̶M̶e̶n̶ HBO…

    Despite the huge critical acclaim, relevancy and multiple award nominations for its ground-breaking first season, word comes via industry site Deadline that HBO has surprisingly decided against a second season of Lovecraft Country. Though no scripts had been written for the second run, a massive and comprehensive ‘series bible’...
  • The Nevers: This much is True – Amalia is the New Black….

    Stripe, a weathered, cynical veteran of war, crawls through a scene of carnage and rubble – she is part of a small force sent to try and locate and free one of the alien race known as the Galanthi, but even reaching the relative safety of an old bunker...
  • The Nevers stand, divided: And thereby hangs a cautionary tale…

    Despite Mundi’s demands of a fair trial and the possibility that it might inflame London further, Lord Mullen and the powers-that-be have already decided to make a public event out of killing the captured Maladie and she is to be hanged in one of the town squares.  Penance sees...
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