Normal People – BBC Miniseries Review

Normal People is the new show that everyone is talking about. The 12-part series has taken over from Killing Eve and Bodyguard to become the BBC’s buzziest and most hyped new show. It is based off a book of the same name by Sally Rooney, which, like the TV show, received high acclaim from criticsContinue reading “Normal People – BBC Miniseries Review”

Dead to Me Season 2 Review

One of the most surprisingly successful Netflix originals from last year was Dead to Me, a pitch-black comedy drama, created by Liz Feldman. Now over a year after it’s debut, the hit show returns for a second season. The show features the lead starring duo of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini, along with a supportingContinue reading “Dead to Me Season 2 Review”

The Mandalorian Episodes 7 and 8 – “The Reckoning” and “Redemption” Review

Well, that’s it. DisneyPlus’ very first original show, and flagship programme, The Mandalorian has ended it’s first season. The show that originated as a Star Wars spin-off, has received critical acclaim and a legion of fans, and has revived Star Wars back to it’s former glory after two lackluster efforts with Solo and The RiseContinue reading “The Mandalorian Episodes 7 and 8 – “The Reckoning” and “Redemption” Review”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Finale – “Something Unforgivable” Recap

Well, that’s it. Better Call Saul has ended it’s perfect fifth season on Monday (or Tuesday here in the UK) with it’s season finale, “Something Unforgivable”. The episode follows Lalo (Tony Dalton) and Nacho (Michael Mando) going to his second home in Chihuahua, and introduces him to Don Eladio (Steven Bauer) – a former characterContinue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Finale – “Something Unforgivable” Recap”

The Mandalorian Episodes 5 and 6 – “The Gunslinger” and “The Prisoner” recap

The Mandalorian has continued it’s impressive run with it’s fifth and sixth episodes – “The Gunslinger” and “The Prisoner”. The Gunslinger is centred around The Mandalorian (or “Mando”) (Pedro Pascal) and Baby Yoda (or “The Child”) arriving on Tatooine. Mando joins aspiring bounty hunter, Toro Calican (Jake Cannavale), who is on the hunt for mercenaryContinue reading “The Mandalorian Episodes 5 and 6 – “The Gunslinger” and “The Prisoner” recap”

Quiz – ITV Miniseries Quickie Review

One of the best ITV dramas to come out in a while, is the new miniseries, Quiz. The series, consisting of 3 episodes, that was broadcast over 3 nights, was written by James Graham, adapted from his play of the same name. The miniseries was also directed by Stephen Fears, who has directed a varietyContinue reading “Quiz – ITV Miniseries Quickie Review”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 9 – “Bad Choice Road” Recap

Every now and then, a long-running TV show hits it’s stride, and has two fantastic episodes in a row. That has just what has happened with Better Call Saul, firstly with it’s eighth episode, “Bagman” and now with it’s ninth episode, “Bad Choice Road”. The title refers to Mike (Jonathan Banks) lecturing Jimmy/ Saul (BobContinue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 9 – “Bad Choice Road” Recap”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 8 – “Bagman” Recap

Better Call Saul returned this week with one of the show’s very best episodes – “Bagman”. This episode is set after Lalo Salamanca (Tony Dalton) sets Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) the challenge of getting his $7 million dollars to achieve bail. Kim (Rhea Seehorn) passionately asks him not to, pleading that he is not a “bagman”Continue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 8 – “Bagman” Recap”

The Mandalorian Episode 4 – “Sanctuary” Review

Another episode of DisneyPlus (or Disney+)’s flagship show, The Mandalorian, a live-action spin-off from the Star Wars franchise, aired on Friday. Called “Sanctuary”, this new episode takes place immediately after the previous episode, in which Mando (Pedro Pascal) has taken The Child (or Baby Yoda) off on his adventures with him. The two arrive onContinue reading “The Mandalorian Episode 4 – “Sanctuary” Review”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 7 – “JMM” Recap

Better Call Saul continues it’s brilliant fifth season, with it’s new episode, “JMM”. In this episode, continuing on from the cliffhanger in the previous episode, Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) and Kim (Rhea Seehorn) get married, however, they make it clear it is a business arrangement so that now, Jimmy can tell Kim about his cases withoutContinue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 7 – “JMM” Recap”

The Mandalorian Episode 3 – “The Sin” Review

DisneyPlus (or Disney+) is looking more and more worthwhile now with it’s flagship show, The Mandalorian producing another high quality episode this week, with it’s third episode, “The Sin”. After two equally great opening episodes, the show has now upped the quality, and we can only hope that this continues for the rest of it’sContinue reading “The Mandalorian Episode 3 – “The Sin” Review”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 6 – “Wexler v. Goodman” Recap

Better Call Saul continues it’s run of brilliant episodes this week with “Wexler v. Goodman”. In this episode, Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) begins to execute his and Kim (Rhea Seehorn)’s plan to blackmail Kevin and Mesa Verde. He hires his regular film crew, and makes an advertisement criticising Mesa Verde. Meanwhile, Kim has second thoughts aboutContinue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 6 – “Wexler v. Goodman” Recap”

The Mandalorian Episode 1-2 Review

It is finally here! And by that, I mean that DisneyPlus (or Disney+) has finally been launched, being Disney’s own version of Netflix or Amazon Prime, where you can watch (or download) most of Disney content over the years. Some of it’s content include films from Star Wars, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Pixar, alongContinue reading “The Mandalorian Episode 1-2 Review”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 5 – “Dedicado a Max” Recap

Better Call Saul really re-establishes itself as probably the best show on television with it’s new episode, Dedicado a Max. In this episode, Kim (Rhea Seehorn) and Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) begin to execute their plan to delay Mesa Verde evicting Mr. Acker from his house and making a call centre on his lot. However, theyContinue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 5 – “Dedicado a Max” Recap”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 4 – “Namaste” Recap

This review has some minor spoilers about the episode. Better Call Saul returned on Netflix on Tuesday here in the UK, and continues it’s run of brilliant episodes, with the fourth episode of it’s fifth season, “Namaste”. Carrying from the previous episode (“The Guy for This”), Kim (Rhea Seehorn) gives Mesa Verde a offer soContinue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 4 – “Namaste” Recap”

Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 3 – “The Guy for This” Recap

Better Call Saul returned for another episode on Tuesday here in the UK, with the third episode of season 5, called “The Guy for This”. Picking up right where the last episode left off, the episode follows our lead anti-hero, Saul Goodman (portrayed by Bob Odenkirk) getting taken off in a car by Nacho (MichaelContinue reading “Better Call Saul Season 5 Episode 3 – “The Guy for This” Recap”

Inside No. 9 Season 5, Episode 4 “Misdirection” Review

The cult anthology series, Inside No. 9 returned to our screens a month ago. It has been just under two years since it was on TV as a proper full time series, before returning for a one-off live Halloween special in October 2018, which already feels like an iconic episode of television. Created by ReeseContinue reading “Inside No. 9 Season 5, Episode 4 “Misdirection” Review”

Bojack Horseman Final Season Recap

Bojack Horseman has had such an odd trajectory as a television series. Debuting on Netflix in late 2014 in the same year as the second seasons of the then-Netflix juggernauts, Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, Bojack Horseman looked from the outset, to be a fairly amusing but ultimately forgettable adult animatedContinue reading “Bojack Horseman Final Season Recap”

Sex Education: Season 2 (2020) Review

After the Stranger Things-free 2018, Netflix were after a new huge smash hit that appealed to it’s young audience, and then arrived the brilliant Sex Education over a year ago. Much like Stranger Things, the show gained a word-of-mouth success, and soon became a hit with viewers – so much so that when Netflix announcedContinue reading “Sex Education: Season 2 (2020) Review”