Twin Peaks ‘Part Five’ Review

As the fifth part of a twenty hour movie Twin Peaks has barely scratched the surface of the story. Cooper- sorry Dougie- isn’t living his best life as disembodied shell of the man he once was and no one seems to notice anything is particularly wrong. We discover that Dougie or whoever has been working…

Doctor Who ‘The Lie of the Land’ Review

As the Doctor sits in a cell it’s down to Bill and Narbole to save the day and lead a resistance against the new regime. On its eighth episode, a reality altering baddie feels like an end of season jaunt for a show like Doctor Who. With the threat of Missy still over head it begs…

Book Review: The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances

Laura’s life is seemingly perfect, fantastic job, a great marriage and fantastic relationship with her son. Cherry is dead set on getting what she wants, her new job as a trainee real estate agent in a glamorous area of London is just a stepping stone to the life she’s determined to get. Their lives intersect when…

Still Star-Crossed ‘In Fair Verona’ Review

Still Star-Crossed tells the story  of Verona after the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, the hour long drama unpeeling loyalties, secret romances and boob crushing corsets. The first episode picks up halfway through the classic Shakespeare play during the secret wedding between Romeo and Juliet, both  are gorgeous, the perfectly cast doomed romantic lovers. Rosaline,…

Stranger Things: Season two makes Demogorgon look quaint

As we wait patiently in our Ghostbuster’s outfits for season two. With Will out of the upside down, Eleven alive and Barb still being fucked over it looks like Hawkins Indiana is going to be getting even crazier. In a recent interview Executive Producer Shawn Levy hinted at what’s to come: “Will Byers is very…

Banning 13 Reasons Why won’t solve anything.

The controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why has become an international sensation, attracting attention for both its production and its handling of sensitive material. Following the death of Hannah Baker, her classmate Clay Jensen receives a box of tapes from the recently deceased Hannah detailing the thirteen reasons why she committed suicide. Since the show’s…

What is going on in the new Game of Thrones trailer?

Khalessi is coming to Westeros y’all! In the fresh new trailer for Game of Throne’s season seven, old friends and enemies return but what does this all mean for our favourite fantasy show. Well, it was announced a few months ago that the final two seasons are only going to be seven episodes each meaning that…

Pretty Little Liars ‘In the Eye Abides the Heart’ Review

Life moves pretty fast. Sometimes you get impregnated with your sort of ex/sort of besties baby, or sometimes you’ve got to cover up the murder from your sort of detective boyfriend or being blackmailed by someone using a computer animated version of yourself. Look what I’m trying to say is that Pretty Little Liars is…

Supergirl borrows Wonder Woman’s boots

In a stroke of genius by the marketing team at DC, a post-finale Supergirl trailer shows Supergirl at a bar wearing a familiar​ pair of boots and cuffs. Featuring some of our fave female characters including Alex Danvers, Queen Rhea, Cat Grant and President Marsdin in a featurette to promote the upcoming Wonder Woman movie….

Dark Universe: What does it all mean?

Universal Studios is injecting new life into it’s classic monster movies with the announcement of ‘Dark Universe.’ The Universe begins with the remake of ‘The Mummy’ starring Tom Cruise soon to be hitting our screens. And they are expanding with big names joining the universe including Javier Bardem (Frankstein’s Monster), Johnny Depp (The Invisible Man),…

Twin Peaks ‘Return’ Review

It took over twenty-five years but the Twin Peaks revival is finally here, in all its Lynchian surrealist glory. If you’re looking for traditional TV then go somewhere else because this is something more. The style is perceivably ‘old world’ in a way that TV hasn’t been since pre-Peak TV. Whether it’s the colour saturation, the…

TV First Impressions: Great News

So… Okay so instead of TV review episode by episode I thought I’d do two reviews for Great News, one at the start and one at the end- that’s right jagweeds I’m doing something different let’s roll with it- The Story… Katie and Carol Wendelson are a super close mother/daughter pairing but when Carol get’s an…