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 …

Lovecraft Country (2020) – TV Review

Based on Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he meets up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams). Misha Green …

His Dark Materials Season 2 (2020) – TV Review

Following the first season of the show which adapted ‘The Golden Compass’ from Philip Pullman’s book trilogy, this second season adapts ‘The Subtle Knife’, and brings Amir Wilson’s Will Parry in as now a co-lead alongside Dafne Keen’s Lyra. The first season of the show was a real surprise, with huge amounts of world building …

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 …

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 …

I May Destroy You (2020) – TV Review

My review for this show should have been up over a week ago but due to some family tragedy, no posts have been uploaded in the past week so I apologise for that, but I am back with a large quantity of varying posts from now on, some of which have already been posted and …

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 …

BAFTA TV Awards 2020 Nominations – Predictions

With the BAFTA TV awards now set to take place on 31st July (with no audience and new host Richard Ayoade), and the nominations due to be announced on 4th June, I will be doing some coverage beforehand looking at the shows that should be nominated and then predicting the shows that will, as well …

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