Fleabag Season 2 (2019) – TV Review

“This is a love story.” After adapting her one woman play Fleabag into a hugely successful series for the BBC and then also creating the smash-hit Killing Eve, Phoebe Waller-Bridge seemed to have the world at her feet, and she was persuaded to come back to write a second and final season of ‘Fleabag’. The …

Succession Season 2 (2019) – TV Review

Following on from the huge critical acclaim of the first season, Jesse Armstrong returns to write this second season, as the fallout from the first season’s finale is laid out. Kendall is placed in rehab but quickly forced to go before the cameras to clarify why he backed out of seizing the company from his …

Succession (2018) – TV Review

‘This dark comedy centres on the inner workings of the sprawling media corporation Waystar Royco, which is run by Roy family patriarch Logan Roy (Brian Cox), and the manoeuvrings of his four children, who are struggling to win power and take over the company when their father retires. After Logan suffers a stroke at the …

The Queen’s Gambit (2020) – TV Review

As the streaming wars intensify and Netflix feels even more need than ever to stand out from the pre-established IPs the other streamers like Disney Plus and HBO Max possess, they need shows like this more than ever. A seven-part limited series, with a rising star at its centre and a focus not on spectacle …

72nd Emmy Awards – Winners

This years Emmy Awards was always going to be very different, as it was delayed and then done virtually due to the Corona Virus pandemic. However, the awards themselves were incredibly straight forward and mostly as we expected with three (mostly deserving) shows sweeping across the board. I thought it was great to see how …

72nd Primetime Emmy Awards – Predictions

This years Emmy awards are not only going to be unlike any other in the show’s history due to the pandemic, but they are also going to be unlike nay awards show that has taken place since the pandemic began, as the virtual awards will be live and not pre-recorded, so expect some enjoyable chaos …

Bad Education (2020) – TV Review

For many years as he was churning out box office hits as Wolverine whilst also starring in successful studio programmers/awards flicks/popular plays, Hugh Jackman was an almost universally loved actor and somehow still very much under appreciated, mainly because of how easy he made it look. Now, on the back of a career high performance …

Emmy Nominations 2020

Below is the list of this years Emmy Nominations in the major categories. I will cover this in much more detail leading up to September’s ceremony, including a full list of every category and its nominees, as well as predictions and much more. Some of the initial reactions to this set of nominees are that …

My 2020 Emmy Nomination Predictions

Tomorrow the nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards will be officially announced ahead of the ceremony in September, and due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the usual awards campaigns have not been run and therefore predictions are more difficult. However, I have given it a go here by using industry insight, Emmy history, and personal gut …

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