Category Archives: TV

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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Yes, Godless is a comfortable watch

After playing too much Red Dead Redemption 2 and doing a marathon re-watching of Deadwood over the Christmas and New Year period, observing the frontier west’s predilection for nihilism, a specific mania often induced by solitude, remains enticing. Surely this … Continue reading

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