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 …

Billions Season 5 Part 1 (2020) – TV Review

Following the eventful and status quo shifting season 4 finale, the characters of Billions adapt to their new scenario. Wendy (Maggie Siff) is living in one of Axe’s flats as she deals with her separation from Chuck (Paul Giamatti), who himself is reeling from the separation and has put to aside his truce with Axe …

I Hate Suzie (2020) – TV Review

2020 has been a tough year for everyone in so many ways, but one of the positives of spending much more time at home has been the chance to watch more of the superb content on TV. The best and most groundbreaking show of 2020 so far has been Michaela Coel’s ‘I May Destroy You’, …

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 …

Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle (2016) – TV Review

In my opinion, Alan Partridge is one of, if not the, best British comedy character of all time. There have been multiple legends, from Basil Fawlty to Del Boy to Brian Potter and beyond, but there is just something about Partridge, and the wide range of formats he has been used in. The best use …

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