I love trailers. I think there is a special skill to putting together a good trailer. It must capture the attention and entice an audience but give very little away so that the viewer doesn’t feel like they’ve already seen … Continue reading Trailer of the Day: Murder on the Orient Express
Back in June 2013 I published a post called 3 of the Worst vs 3 of the Best Actors who have played The Doctor. These posts are a recognition of the best and worst examples of any category and I’ve … Continue reading Some thoughts on opinions and comments
Ask anyone to name their favourite directors and many people could reel off at least one or two names, probably including Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone or even Michael Bay. In the world of movie-making, the director is the key and quite … Continue reading Why do directors get more credit than writers?
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! There is something disconcerting about how little of a superhero show Marvel’s Jessica Jones really is. It isn’t the … Continue reading Jessica Jones (Season 1) TV Review
I love Doctor Who. I consider myself a huge fan of the show, knowing more than a casual watcher, collecting, wearing and spending a ridiculous amount of money on merchandise and still singing along to that iconic theme tune each time … Continue reading Is it time for Doctor Who to take a break?
This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special was a return to form for the show. I had a lot of criticism for the most recent series and recommended that show runner and head script writer Steven Moffat goes back to a simpler, … Continue reading Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song (Mini-Review)
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! Doctor Who is due a major change. I don’t just mean a regeneration, I’m thinking something … Continue reading Doctor Who (Season 9) TV Review
Within the next ten years, all TV will be streamed. You have that option now. You could very easily forego all “live” screenings of TV shows and only watch shows “on-demand.” I pretty much do this anyway, only really watching shows … Continue reading Could you survive with Netflix alone?
Boxsets have ruined the way I watch TV shows. I have a DVR (SKY+ if you’re interested) and when a new series of any show I find interesting starts, I record the whole series before I even begin watching the first … Continue reading The new show conundrum – To Watch or not to Watch!
No trailer had me more excited for a movie this year than the one for Paddington. This was a complete surprise as you can imagine because I’d never been a huge fan of the bear in the red hat and blue … Continue reading Paddington (2014) Review