Monday, 06 December, 2021

Category: television


Cowboy Bebop

I wanted to like it. I wanted it not to be an empty bit of shininess like Ghost In The Shell. It looks good. Mostly. But that really does seems to be it. I’m going to add a disclaimer — Read more…


Doctor Who: Flux

I have enjoyed Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor. I think that whenever you try and do something new you are going to upset people who only want to subsist on a diet of same ad infinitum. I hope that the supposed freefall Read more…


Oprah's Book Club

Watching Oprah back in the day I always sensed that there was something that distinguished her from other talk show hosts. Very perceptive of me, right? When I saw her act, and how brilliant she was, and every time I Read more…


The World According To Jeff Goldblum

In a way that no other show other than Ted Lasso makes you feel happy and good about humanity, The World According To Jeff Goldblum is the perfect antidote to the bad news out there in the general world of Read more…


Why do you want them to continue old TV shows that you used to love? For me it is not so I can see the same old story rehashed with actors who look like beef jerky versions of their younger Read more…


I like the pace at which this story unpacks. There have been points in the main movies where I have felt that too many disparate threads have led to parts of the story being truncated. I’m not a massive fan Read more…


I am on something of a nostalgia trip with this one. I remember it being for me, one of the first things outside of Only Fools & Horses where I began to see David Jason’s genius. I loved him in Open Read more…


I love this series. Before I got into it I had heard a lot about it, and as is often the way, I avoid things that attract too much hype. Why? Because seeing how something tracks after it has come Read more…


I didn’t dislike Season 8, in fact there were many great things about. The thing is – it felt patchy; inconsistent – like they didn’t quite know what to do with Peter Capaldi’s Doctor after making such a bold statement Read more…


This season is proving to be a little patchy, but for me it is not the acting but the writing that seems to be at fault. The idea that this is darker than before seems to be causing issues … Read more…