The BBC is responsible for some of the best sitcoms on TV. To celebrate that fact they have tried bringing some of them back, updating them or straight-remaking them in an attempt to rekindle some of that magic (or even reboot … Continue reading How BBC’s sitcom season showed the past should stay in the past
After the silly and strange fifth installment in the Star Trek movie franchise, the film takes a very serious, dramatic and successful change for number six. The Undiscovered Country showcases the best that Star Trek can be; it is a statement … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) Review
Star Trek launched the careers of the likes of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Patrick Stewart but they were not the only notable actors and actresses who appeared in Star Trek movies. There are many who thought Star Trek could be … Continue reading Final Frontier Fortnight: 8 Actors you didn’t know were in Star Trek movies!
Breaking the fourth wall is when a character or the movie/TV show directly acknowledges the audience. It could be by speaking directly to the audience or having the characters recognise that they are in a movie or a TV show. Recently … Continue reading The skill of Breaking the Fourth Wall.
Because I review a whole tv series rather than individual episodes, there is a chance of spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the whole series yet, stop reading now! It tells you a lot about Girls that the characters I … Continue reading Girls (Season 2) TV Review
There are very few good films that were originally television shows. It’s not because it’s a bad idea. For many tv shows it is their last attempt at continuing, squeezing just a little bit more life out of a cancelled or failing … Continue reading Can a TV show ever become a successful film?