Dracula: The Best I've Seen

Saturday, 4 January 2020
Dracula: The Best I've Seen

Well that was something pretty special, wasn’t it? I’m asking you that because if you haven’t watched BBC’s three-part Dracula miniseries I strongly...

Stormborn - The End Of Game Of Thrones

Sunday, 26 May 2019
Stormborn - The End Of Game Of Thrones

OK. This is not what you might call an ‘up-to-the-minute’ review, as “Game Of Thrones” wrapped up its final season a week ago. At the same time, I can...

Plus Ca Change

Monday, 10 December 2018
Plus Ca Change

There was big talk about big changes in Doctor Who. We were going to get a female Doctor. There would be a multi-ethnic set of companions. There would...

Leaving The Bullpen

Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Leaving The Bullpen

This is cheating a bit. Normally on this blog I write about television or film - hence the reference to the one-eyed god of Irish legend. Today I want...

The Doctor Is In: "The Woman Who Fell To Earth"

Sunday, 7 October 2018
The Doctor Is In: The Woman Who Fell To Earth

I had intended titling this review, “The Lady Doctor” but, truth to tell, on the basis of tonight’s episode of Doctor Who, Jodi Whittaker’s character...

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Friday, 5 October 2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story

There are stories that yearn to be told. There are stories that get told as pot-boilers. Then there are stories that leave you wondering, “Why are you...

The Thirteenth Doctor

Monday, 17 July 2017
The Thirteenth Doctor

Jodie Whittaker will play the thirteenth incarnation of the character known as The Doctor. I’m in two minds about a woman taking the role, but I’ll come...

Doctor Who: "The Pilot"

Saturday, 15 April 2017
Doctor Who: The Pilot

“The Pilot”. Now there’s a title to conjure with. Outgoing show runner Steven Moffat has said that he wanted this episode to be a little like the pilot...