Is TV becoming too ‘arc heavy’?

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Do you remember how TV used to be? You could just sit down and watch a show without having any prior relationship with the property. Everything was simple and easy to understand. Admittedly… Continue reading

Elementary: ‘The Smartest Show in the Room’

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What’s the best Sherlock Holmes adaptation set in contemporary times? If you said Sherlock you’re wrong. It’s actually Elementary. I’ll go into reasons for why it is the better of the two soon,… Continue reading

Is loving ‘tacky’ TV and Film the same as loving ‘high quality’ TV and Film?

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There comes a time when everyone must reveal something deep and personal to their friends and family. Sometimes it is viewed as shameful or taboo by society, but other times (for the lucky… Continue reading

Don’t ‘buy into feminism’

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Earlier this year, Veet ran a horrifically offensive ad campaign in the US titled ‘Don’t Risk Dudeness’. The narrative can be summed up as follows ‘being hairy = you’re a man’. As soon… Continue reading

He who shall not be named

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As we all know (or should know), 2015 is an election year. Expect the usual speeches and glad-handing to come from politicians all across the UK and the microscope being place over Cameron,… Continue reading

Star Trek Versus Star Wars

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Every so often this debate rears its head. Everyone has a different opinion, all of them strong. If anyone thinks this argument will immediately go to Star Wars due to its excessively larger… Continue reading

The Pied Piper of Yosemite

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It wasn’t so long ago that an upgrade to your Operating System (or ‘OS’) meant going out and buying an expensive set of floppy disks, then spending a week checking through every application,… Continue reading

Crowdfunding AKA Cowfunding

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Crowdfunding is a sexy word that’s arisen and become a bigger part of the social lexicon over the last few years. Investment, of course, has always been a part of economics and helps… Continue reading

Does ‘bad acting’ matter?

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I love Farscape. It’s a relatively well made Sci-fi show (you can only do so much with a shoestring) with memorable characters whose greed/fears drive an epic narrative. The characters are memorable and diverse in… Continue reading

We need a good Wonder Woman Video Game

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Wonder Woman, when written well (sorry Geoff Johns), is a fantastic character. She is one of the few superheroes that is compassionate in person, rather than just as an idealised moral stance. She… Continue reading