Category Archives: TV

Sons Of Anarchy is perfect background TV

Let me state right away that Sons Of Anarchy isn’t terrible, just flawed. Partly it’s a victim of heightened expectations, which explain why I tried it to begin with. I saw it regularly mentioned alongside the gold standard of television … Continue reading

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Returning to Deadwood, fifteen years on. It’s even better second time around.

Amid all of the Friends reunion bollocks, I opted for one that’s worthwhile, by watching Deadwood again. If you haven’t seen Deadwood, drop whatever shit com, reality TV or any other drama you care to mention (with a few exceptions) … Continue reading

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Dark may be dark, but its journey is also a lot of fun

During series two of Dark I had, let’s call it, an episode. Who the fuck is that badly burnt fella that’s just appeared on the screen? And what’s he on about? Thankfully Dark’s moments of disorienting opacity are fleeting. This … Continue reading

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Karma? Tiger King proves there’s no such thing

I’d imagine by now you’ll have either watched Tiger King or heard about it. It offers grotesque human and animal exploitation, murder plots, deceit, sabotage, confidence tricksters, mullets, vicious professional jealousy that’s obsessively creepy and pathological, an uncomfortable amount of … Continue reading

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Too Old To Die Young is boring, but worse yet, cynical

When’s the last time you watched something that surprised you? In a good or a bad way? For movies it would be The Skin I Live In. Deadwood was the last TV show, and that débuted nearly fifteen years ago. … Continue reading

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