Category: TV NEWS

Netflix review: Lost in Space (2018)

It sometimes seems that Hollywood – and the media industry generally – is caught in endless cycle of reboots. It’s often said that there are no new ideas anymore, and in the last few years we’ve seen an increasing number of reboots and reimaginings of classic films and series. Some have been good; with the…


TV review: BLACK MIRROR season 3 (Netflix)

  Verdict: You need to see this. Now. With its limited run, caustic humour and scathingly precise take on modern culture, Charlie Brooker’s BLACK MIRROR met with critical acclaim. The second season was as long ago as 2013; featuring just three episodes packed with TWILIGHT ZONE goodness. The Christmas special followed in 2014, but since…


TV review: ARQ (Netflix)

Verdict: Intelligent SF drama that will leave you wanting for more Netflix is fast becoming a contender in the production of quality SFF. Last year we saw the release of JESSICA JONES and DAREDEVIL, superhero dramas that reimagined the Marvel method. This year we had STRANGER THINGS; if you haven’t seen that, you really should….


Top 6 superhero TV series: DAREDEVIL, JESSICA JONES and more

Join me for a quick rundown of the 6 top superhero shows on TV right now – in no particular order! DAREDEVIL (Netflix) Now showing season two on Netflix, DAREDEVIL is a show that goes from strength to strength. Intensely character-driven, we barely even got a glimpse of Daredevil’s costume for the first season. Therein…


What did you think of the first episode of the new X-FILES?

Re-visiting the X-FILES was a lot like going back to my childhood. I was one of those kids that slavishly watched the original series week in, week out. I grew up alongside Mulder and Scully; I bought the books and series guides and searched out every scrap of knowledge on the show. The early days of…


This week in sci-fi…

Join me for another round-up of the latest news from the world(s) of science fiction. Newscast 1: ALIEN 5 is, or maybe isn’t, happening When Neill Blomkamp revealed that ALIEN 5 was his next project, fans – me included – basically went nuts. DISTRICT 9 remains one of my top 10 SF movies, and I really…


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