Category Archives: TV

Stranger Things – The X-Files meets the Goonies

Everyone’s experienced that specific frustration – an embittered envy that occurs when someone else has thought of something that should’ve been obvious to you before the fact. Take any ubiquitous modern technology; say Smartphones, they’re so practical and indispensable to … Continue reading

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Gomorra – this is ‘real greaseball shit’

One of the best sequences and lines in movie history comes from Goodfellas. Henry Hill, played by Ray Liotta, narrates over the death sequence of his friend Tommy DeVito, who, thinking he’s going to get made, is murdered in revenge … Continue reading

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Fargo – uniquely reimagined.

First, a confession – I only finished watching both seasons of Fargo the television series this week. Had I read the reviews, which I don’t, yet in partial hypocrisy I’m writing one here (partial, as nobody will read this), I … Continue reading

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Narcos – a lesson in the necessity of myopia and hypocrisy

If, like me, you’re over the age of thirty, you may remember seeing the news of Pablo Escobar’s death on the telly. Perhaps, if like me, you were young at the time, it and his significance may not have had … Continue reading

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Homeland has become a mess, but I can’t stop watching it.

Look, I’m a complete sucker for literature of the spy and espionage genre, particularly John le Carré’s works in relation to the Cold War. This applies to on screen efforts too, be it films such as ‘Spy Game’, ‘Day of … Continue reading

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