Tag Archive: tv

Netflix’s The Punisher and Masculinity (VIDEO)

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  Transcript: Last night I finished Marvel’s The Punisher on Netflix. It impressed me. It was probably the best Marvel Netflix show since Jessica Jones. It is flawed, but in its own ways.… Continue reading

Dana Scully deserves to be right: The flaw at the heart of The X-Files

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There’s a huge problem at the centre of how past and future X-Files stories have operated. The central premise of the show is that two FBI agents, you know their names, have to… Continue reading

Preacher season 2: a step up and a let down (VIDEO)

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  Transcript: The Vertigo comic series Preacher by Garth Ennis and the late, great Steve Dillon is very good. It’s dark, funny, and adventurous and can make you weep with very little effort.… 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

DC Movies: Unlimited Potential?

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When I was a kid, I was into the typical cartoon programmes that kids of my age liked during the mid 90’s. I enjoyed watching the classic Hanna Barbera and Warner Bros Looney… Continue reading

Pilotwatch

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Over a month ago, I wrote a couple of articles highlighting new television shows that could potentially be great shows and should be ones to keep an eye on. Over the past week,… Continue reading

Why I watch Saturday Night Live

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  Saturday Night Live (SNL) will be celebrating forty years on the air next year. It’s a comedy juggernaut that has been consistently delivering about 20 live episodes a year throughout those forty… Continue reading

The Comeback ahead of it’s…comeback.

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Until a week ago, I had never watched The Comeback, the 2005 sitcom starring Lisa Kudrow. But ahead of it’s return to TV after nine years off the air, I decided to give… Continue reading

What Makes A Good TV Pilot: Revisited

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  Earlier this week, I laid out what I believed were the five objectives that a television pilot should do in order to lay out to it’s audience what it is and what… Continue reading

What Makes a Good TV Pilot?

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What makes a good television pilot? You’re going to get different answers depending on who you ask that question. It wouldn’t surprise me if the answer from television writers differ quite drastically from… Continue reading