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True Detective

HBO’s True Detective seems to have captured the attention of a good many people, and for the most part I think that was largely justified, although I would qualify that by saying there minor flaws that held it back a … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead – Season 4 (Mid-season)

I have had something of a love/hate relationship with AMC’s television adaptation of zombie apocalypse comic The Walking Dead from pretty much the word go (in fairness I have also had my moments where the comic is concerned of late … Continue reading

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Agents Of C.H.E.E.S.E.

I have been holding off on this review, and now with Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. now three episodes in and finally showing slight improvement, I feel I can just about bring myself to comment without letting go of a howl of … Continue reading

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Revolution

I try to like television, I really do, and this looked like it might be right up my street, but after four episodes I am this close [imagine something very small at this point] to giving up on it. Based … Continue reading

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A Game Of Thrones

  HBO’s A Game Of Thrones was a long time coming, highly anticipated by fans of George R R Martin’s eponymous novel , and yet is till took me an age to watch it. Partly that’s just me and television … Continue reading

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Game Of Thrones

Game Of Thrones is the first book in George RR Martin‘s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire‘ series that has recently been adapted for television by HBO, and is currently screening on Sky Atlantic in the UK (and also a … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead

Having recently eagerly devoured all of the comics published to date (nearly 80 so far), I was anxious to see how smoothly the transition from page to screen had gone. I needn’t have feared, as developer Frank Darabont seems to … Continue reading

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Endings…

Well, I finally slogged through to the end of James Blish’s ‘Cities In Flight‘, despite several times contemplating chucking it in and picking up another book. Originally published as four books, the first three in this omnibus edition were a … Continue reading

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The Pacific (Conclusion)

Having recently criticised The Pacific for factual inaccuracies, I found myself a little disappointed in the way the story was being told, not only for this very obvious reason, but also because what I perceived as a lack of focus … Continue reading

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The Pacific

How far do you trust a television drama when it comes to historical accuracy? With a show like The Pacific, with it’s respected pedigree inherited from the excellent Band Of Brothers and professed mission of remembering the largely overlooked and … Continue reading

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