Category Archives: Rants about TV

The Bat Takes A Bow

[Contains asymmetrical war-paint and SPOILERS!!!] Gotham finale-d out last week, after five seasons, and a hundred episodes, which fluctuated wildly between the exciting, satisfying, and infuriating. The analogy I’d use, in terms of the show’s approach to plotting and characterisation, … Continue reading

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W.T.F. R.L.!?

Having exhausted/thoroughly-enjoyed all of the videos on Jenny Nicholson’s main YouTube channel, I started exploring some of her “deeper cuts”, such as Star-Wars-themed-talk-show Millennial Falcon and “fake fangirl” skit trilogy Con Artists, which have now led to me developing a … Continue reading

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“Vampire-Only Laughing!”

Although I enjoyed Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s flatsharing-vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows (2014), like a lot of shaggy semi-improvised comedies it left me a little underwhelmed… so I was surprised to see it go on to … Continue reading

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BFCC 3/19

Once more unto the (geeky) breach, dear friends… I booked my ticket for last weekend’s Film & Comic Con when Indira Varma was still listed as a guest, but sadly she cancelled due to “work commitments”, for the second time … Continue reading

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Sherlock-U-Don’t-Like: Sad Kitty

Naturally when I read that a new Sherlock Holmes spoof was being derided by critics and audiences alike as the “Worst Picture” of 2018 my (slightly masochistic) curiosity was piqued… but then when I watched the trailer for Holmes & … Continue reading

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Swotting

Hey, lookit, zippy courtroom drama For the People is back on “our” screens for a second season! I honestly thought this show had been cancelled already, but I’m glad to be proved wrong. My gripes with the two-sides-to-every-story premise remain (in … Continue reading

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“Mondo Trasho! Mondo Trasho!”

This year the Film Independent Spirit Awards has really put the Oscars to shame by not only having a host, but also booking the bestest/witchiest host of all: Aubrey Plaza! I didn’t watch the event itself, but thankfully plenty clips … Continue reading

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