Category TV Reviews

Back in Time for Brixton

To celebrate Black History Month, Brixton’s The Ritzy Picturehouse hosted a screening of the first episode of the BBC’s forthcoming two-part reality series Back in Time For Brixton. The programme follows the format that viewers of the other Back in Time For… series will by now be intimately familiar with: a family are taken through […]

11.22.63 – New Release Review

Going back in time never seems to end well, does it? Step on a butterfly in the course of your innocent Tyrannosaurus hunting, and you might find that Trump is polling exceptionally well in the present. Try killing Hitler, and you find that living a life of constant assassination attempts caused a mild-mannered painter to […]

Game of Thrones: The Door (Season 6, Episode 5)

Long awaited secrets are revealed in this terribly upsetting episode of Game of Thrones… Heavy Spoiler Warning: If you haven’t yet seen Episode 5 of Season Six it is strongly advised that you do not read this article. So… let’s talk about episode five’s biggest revelation first and then we can come to its most […]

Game of Thrones: Book of the Stranger (Season 6, Episode 4)

Fire, death and war – it’s just another day in Westeros… Heavy Spoiler Warning: If you haven’t yet seen Episode 4 of Season Six it is strongly advised that you do not read this article. Finally we have a Stark reunion! Finally Dany has remembered that she is a bad-ass! Finally Sansa is taking control! […]

Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker (Season 6, Episode 3)

The body count increases, oaths are broken and Jon Snow does indeed know nothing… Heavy Spoiler Warning: If you haven’t yet seen Episode 3 of Season Six it is strongly advised that you do not read this article. Season Six continues to move its plot and key pieces along at a stunning pace, and although Oathbreaker […]

Game of Thrones: Home (Season 6, Episode 2)

Familial tensions, blooded corpses and three-eyed ravens… Heavy Spoiler Warning: This episode does not air until 9pm in the UK and so if you haven’t yet seen Episode 1 of Season Six it is strongly advised that you do not read this article. There was a lot to take in during today’s episode of Game […]

Game of Thrones: The Red Woman (Season 6, Episode 1)

Season 6 gets off to a bloody, confident and thrilling start… Heavy Spoiler Warning: This episode does not air until 9pm in the UK and so if you haven’t yet seen Episode 1 of Season Six it is strongly advised that you do not read this article. So we are back in the cold, harsh […]

Fear The Walking Dead: Monster (Season 2, Episode 1)

Episode 1 wastes no time in getting us out on the open ocean… Picking up almost exactly where the last season left off, Episode 1 of Fear the Walking Dead‘s second season has our survivors ferrying goods and themselves out to the waiting Abigail as the world goes to hell around them. Approaching walkers are silhouetted […]

The Walking Dead: Coda (Season 5, Episode 8)

Somewhat compelling at times, but this mid-season finale was severely underdeveloped… This has been an interesting season for The Walking Dead; it started out extremely strong for a good number of episodes and seemed to have a very clearly defined path and narrative which it was pursuing at full speed. Then somewhere along the line […]

The Walking Dead: Crossed (Season 5, Episode 7)

A competent, but somewhat disappointing lull before next week’s storm… The Walking Dead‘s penultimate episode before the mid-season break is a little underwhelming due to a bit of wheel-spinning and weak character writing, but ultimately it still manages to remain fairly entertaining. It’s good to be back with the main gang again. It’s felt like […]