Starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, The Good Place follows the after-life of a recently deceased woman, Eleanor Shellstrop (Bell). Amidst a heaven-like utopia, the ‘Good Place’ is a realm of the afterlife designed by its in-house architect, Michael (Danson), to reward the righteous good guys from Earth with a quirky paradise (complete with frozen yoghurt!).
Motivation is an elusive thing; it is literally the desire to do things. For an autonomous species, why is it so hard for us to achieve it when we need it most?Read more "Motivation (Or Lack Thereof)"
There’s something about European thrillers: they ooze style, sophistication and a dark humour that wouldn’t typically grace our screens. Their clever dialogue transcends the limitations of the subtitle, hooking our attentions from the outset. Walter Presents has a new show for us, The Team, starring Lars Mikkelsen.Read more "The Team: First Impressions"
The innovation of Tom Hardy and his father, ‘Chips’, Taboo is a far cry from its comparable competitor, Poldark. Brought to life by Ridley Scott and written by Peaky Blinders’ Steven Knight, Taboo offers a sinister, yet intriguing, addition to Saturday night TV.Read more "Taboo: First Impressions"
Norway: a land of devestating landscapes, the Northern lights and fjords; forget those, Skam is where it’s at.Read more "Skam: A Social Media Sensation"
Following the gruesome return of The Walking Dead on Sunday, we witnessed our once-mighty leader be reduced to a quivering mess at the hands of Negan. In what is considered one of the most controversial season premieres yet, I take a brief look at the evolution of Rick Grimes’ character.Read more "The Rise and Fall of Rick Grimes"
Whilst driving a few months ago, I encountered a billboard for Hooten and the Lady; initially, I thought it may have been a late, yet to be removed, advert for Uncharted 4 – with the quality of game engines these days, I think I can be forgiven.Read more "Review: Hooten and the Lady (2016)"