Tuesday, September 17 2013
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates is the best thing in this show. She perfectly portrays an attractive, normal seeming woman who’s actually a demented moonbat.
Monday, September 16 2013
In its ridiculously entertaining second season, Scandal comes into its own as one of television’s great thrill rides, a runaway train of twisty, soapy plotting that never stops.
Don’t let the animated nature of this story fool you. This is as scary, violent and edgy as Doctor Who has ever been.
Friday, September 13 2013
Mostly set in London, Prime Suspect tackles the inequality experienced by female inspectors in a predominantly male world, and also deals with social issues ranging from racism to child abuse.
Wednesday, September 11 2013
With the Emmy awards only a few days away, Parade’s End, with five nominations, arrives on DVD in the US.
Some 40 years since The Green Death first appeared, there's still nothing quite like the sight of seeing the Doctor in drag.
Tuesday, September 10 2013
Spartacus masterfully succeeded in what it set out to do, which was to create a hallucinatory otherworld of violence, despair and defiance.
Friday, September 6 2013
The Inspector deals with troublesome youth, although it turns out that the older generation can be even more corrupt than those half their age.
Thursday, September 5 2013
For those who idealise the nostalgic storytelling of crime writer Agatha Christie, the release of 1983's TV series Tommy & Tuppence, will be the perfect box set to add to your collection.
Friday, August 30 2013
Enterprise's writers and producers had the unenviable task of creating first contact with the Borg substantially earlier than Captain Picard's crew.
Thursday, August 29 2013
This is intelligent, atmospheric, and sometimes puzzling science fiction that grows increasingly darker throughout the series.
Wednesday, August 28 2013
Character development and intelligent storytelling are the two ingredients that make Midsomer Murders such a great detective show.
There's something foul about this third installment of The Walking Dead and it's not the stench of the stumbling zombies or the body odor of the stressed out survivors.
Unlike Wallander , The Killing and The Bridge, Broadchurch has a smaller scope; it has no time for exploring wider societal ills
Tuesday, August 27 2013
With top notch writing and stellar performances, Boardwalk Empire is hard to top. The third season shows why.
Monday, August 26 2013
Jane Campion brings controversial issues to light in this gorgeous drama starring Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss.
This series presents an excellent character study of a recovering addict and his temptations, making Holmes more vulnerable than the iconic character that is usually portrayed in other Sherlock Holmes adaptations.
Thursday, August 22 2013
After six seasons, Pawn Stars has had the good fortune of being one of cable’s most popular shows. And rightfully so; it’s addictively watchable.
Wednesday, August 21 2013
NOVA remains a great series and so even an installment such as Manhunt: Boston Bombers, where we begin to feel like we've read it or heard it or seen it all before, can hold our interest, albeit tentatively.
Saint Alicia might've strayed from her path, but The Good Wife remains perhaps the best example of how to craft traditional television.