Monthly Archives: November 2015

Binge Watch Diary – Jessica Jones (Part 1)

So the second of the TV series produced by the Marvel/Netflix team-up is here (after the megahit Daredevil). Since I’m really (too much) into both Marvel comics and detective noir, I’d love to write an episode-by-episode analysis of this series…. … Continue reading

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“There’s no nice way to say you’re about to die.” – Face the Raven (Doctor Who)

(Full spoilers) (….) Oh wow, they killed off Clara two episodes before the season finale. Wasn’t expecting that… A mysterious death sentence connected to a shadowy raven draws the Doctor and Clara to a kind of alien Diagon Alley hidden … Continue reading

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Comics Chat – Week of November 18th

A new feature we’re starting today: here’s what I thought of the comics I read this week! Star Wars – Vader Down #1 Jason Aaron (Writer) and Mike Deodato (Artist) The start of the first big Star Wars comics crossover … Continue reading

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“None of this makes any sense.” – Sleep No More (Doctor Who)

Someone on the Doctor Who writing staff has obviously been paying attention to all those recent internet thinkpieces about the value of sleep, how modern life is degrading our sleep, and the stories of people trying to “hack their sleep … Continue reading

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My Favourite Festive TV Specials

I LOVE Christmas. I’m that guy who only like Halloween because as soon as it’s over, it’s time to get ready for Christmas. The guy who put up his tree two weeks ago. The guy who’s sitting here in a … Continue reading

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“Who says I am alone?” – The Woman Who Lived (Doctor Who)

After a stretch of episodes brooding over death and mortality, Doctor Who takes a break this week to remind us that living forever is also pretty hard… Wandering around the 18-somethings England, the Doctor bumps into Maise William’s Ashildr, who … Continue reading

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