Category Archives: TV

TV Review – Constantine Pilot Episode

So yes I’ve watched the pilot episode of NBC’s new show Constantine. It’s based (for those who were unaware) on DC Comics character John Constantine who used to appear in a comic called Hellblazer but…

TV Review: The Flash – Pilot

As a general rule of thumb Pilot episodes are flawed beasts. At best you hope that they will seed enough interesting elements for a show to build on. There are exceptions of course, but it’s…

Doctor Who Re-Review: S07E07 – The Bells of Saint John

 When reviewing The Bells of Saint John for the first time my takeaway was that this was a solid but unexceptional episode that used a lot of familiar elements. After a re-watch I think that’s still…

Doctor Who Re-Review: S07E06 – The Snowmen

Season 7′s Christmas special was the official introduction of the new companion Clara as played by Jenna Coleman. Of course she had appeared previously in the show but this is where her story really begins. And…

Doctor Who Re-Review: The Power Of Three

When I posted my original review of The Power Of Three I called it “almost a great Doctor Who story.” Has my opinion changed with a fresh watch? It certainly starts strong with a very…

Doctor Who Review: The Power Of The Daleks

Unfortunately despite being the first story for the Second Doctor and thus a rather pivotal moment in Doctor Who history, The Power of the Daleks is a story which is almost entirely missing from the…