Monthly Archives: October 2015

“And then they have to eat all their friends” – The Mainland

A trait of the show’s later episodes is that Linehan and Mathews, ouroborus-like, began incorporating storylines that could never even have occurred to them had the programme not been an ongoing success. Showbiz and glamour began to seep into Craggy … Continue reading

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Bizarre Bookshelves-The Library at Mount Char review

Rehash. Remake. Same old same old. It’s everywhere. Books, movies, video games, television. The same old formulae, again and again. The upside is that when something truly original comes along, it shines all the brighter. Such is the case with … Continue reading

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“A good death is the best anyone can hope for.” – The Girl Who Died (Doctor Who)

There’s a character in Neil Gaiman’s Sandman comics named Hob Gadling. He meets the titular Sandman (who’s something like a God of Dreams) in a pub in Shakespearean England, and they strike up a conversation about life and death and … Continue reading

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Zeroes Review

So…I live. If you are surprised by he following statement, I’ll assume you  are not one of our two regular readers-I am here to talk about Chuck Wendig. Or, more specifically, Wendig’s new novel- a tech-savvy sci-fi thriller called Zeroes.  … Continue reading

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Flashpoints – Flash of Two Worlds

Flash of Two Worlds, if ever there was an episode title to blow the minds of hardcore Flash fans it would have to be one that celebrates the introduction of the multiverse condensed by Barry Allen meeting Jay Garrick! Aside … Continue reading

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“You’ve been here before.” – Under the Lake/ Before the Flood (Doctor Who)

So there’s a long established, frequently recurring type of Doctor Who story that sometimes gets called a “base under siege” episode. They’re the bread-and-butter entries that usually show up once or twice a season: the Doctor and his companion wander … Continue reading

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Flashpoints – The Man Who Saved Central City

The Flash races (ahem) into season two! Speeding (cough) ahead six months from the cliff-hanger ending last season the episode wastes no time and hits the ground running (I’m sorry). In the six months since Flash and Reverse- Flash clashed … Continue reading

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