TV reviews

24 January 2021

We review the first episode of Nicolas Cage’s new show on Netflix – History of Swear Words

Swearing has a huge impact on everyone and everything. This is especially evident in cinema and TV, with the ratings of films and the like being changed and even censored ...
16 January 2021

WandaVision Episodes 1 and 2 review: Perhaps the most interesting project Marvel has ever done

There have been countless endeavours by the Marvel Cinematic Universe to bring a fresh and unique take to proceedings with their beloved characters, but they’ve never done anything quite as ...
14 January 2021

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 2 premiere spoiler-free review: The Brits sure do know how to entertain

Just under a year ago, I was wandering around the first-ever DragCon UK, meeting some of the stunning drag artists who had made the debut season of RuPaul’s Drag Race ...

7 January 2021

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 13 premiere RuView: The perfect antidote to lockdown!

With a brand-new season, us fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race have prepared ourselves for all the twists and gags that will be thrown at us. Just from the get-go, you ...

10 December 2020

Big Mouth Season 4 review: As hilarious, witty and important as ever

Big Mouth has been loved by audiences from the start. The show exercises stretching the boundaries of sexuality, truly awful language, and the tests of friendship – all surrounding a ...
2 December 2020

The Doctors: Heroes and Villains - Female First review

Our staff writer Melissa Allen was lucky enough to be sent her own copy of this DVD, complete with six interviews with actors who were involved in Doctor Who in ...
6 November 2020

Roku Streambar review: The streamer media player and soundbar is almost too good to be true

I’ve been contemplating getting a soundbar for quite some time now. Unfortunately, there’s never really been a single one that was within my budget without taking too much away from ...
11 March 2020

Review: How To Look Good Naked Episode 2

In episode two, we meet Jade and Sadie, auntie and niece who have both fought through cancer and are now dealing with the aftermath and the changes it makes to ...

10 March 2020

Review: How to Look Good Naked Episode 1

When I heard that How To Look Good Naked was coming back, I was thrilled as I beleive it to be one of the most empowering shows that has ever ...

6 January 2020

Big Little Lies: The Complete Second Season [REVIEW]

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz Rating: 15 DVD Bonus Features: The Lies Revealed: A Conversation with the Cast – “Meryl Streep, Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon, ...

30 October 2018

Halloween (2018) is an exploration of destructive obsession and a masterclass in horror

I've been looking forward to seeing Halloween (2018) for some time. When it was revealed the horror flick would be directed by David Gordon Green, who was also writing the script with Danny ...
26 October 2018

Former Apprentice candidate Elliot Van Emden on which contestants should be doing more in episode 4

Its that time of the week again folks! Wednesday nights always seem to draw around quicker as we get through the series – and tonight’s episode of The Apprentice was ...
26 October 2018

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina review: Television's leading women are given a shake-up

From the incredible opening credits that pay homage to the Archie Comics Chilling Adventures of Sabrina series, audiences know that the new Netflix original series of the same name is going ...
19 October 2018

Former Apprentice candidate Elliot Van Emden isn't a fan of the team names in episode 3!

The Apprentice this week in many ways was similar to the first task I participated in last year. The first thing we did was choose a team name – and ...
11 October 2018

Former Apprentice candidate Elliot Van Emden gives his verdict on this year's second episode

And so its 9pm on Wednesday night – time for another hour of (lack of) business acumen, endless bickering and of course those scary glances from Claude Littner and Karen ...
4 October 2018

Former Apprentice candidate Elliot Van Emden reviews this year's debut episode

It’s that time of year again. No I’m not talking about Christmas adverts being on television at the beginning of October – I’m of course talking about the return of ...
16 August 2018

Amazon's new Manchester City documentary All Or Nothing paints Pep Guardiola as football's Einstein

Walking into the world premiere of All or Nothing: Manchester City at Vue Cinemas - Manchester The Printworks last night (August 15), the energy was electric. Football fans lined up either ...
18 March 2018

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 1 DVD Review

Whether you’re coming to The Handmaid’s Tale completely green, or you’re ready to rewatch the first season of the critically-acclaimed series all over again, this experience is an essential one ...

27 February 2018

UnREAL Returns To Form In Brilliant Season 3 Premiere

When UnREAL made its return for a second season all the way back in 2016, fans were super excited to delve back into the unscripted reality series world of ‘Everlasting’, ...
22 June 2017

Wentworth Delivers An Incredibly Strong Season 5

Earlier this week, the fifth season of Australian prison drama Wentworth came to a close, and with it, the closing of one particular big door. Note, that as we discuss ...

11 June 2017

Orange is the New Black Season 5, Episodes 1-4 Review

It’s fair to say that Orange is the New Black is back to its best with its fifth season. Through the first four episodes of the show’s latest outing, there’s ...
13 January 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events review: Netflix’s worst original series to-date

“Look away! Loooook away!” croons Neil Patrick Harris in character as Count Olaf, as the opening credits for new Netflix original series, A Series of Unfortunate Events begin to roll. ...

7 January 2017

BBC One – Taboo Episode 1 Review

There’s been much hype and intrigue surrounding the debut of new Tom Hardy-led period drama Taboo, but the BBC have been coy about exactly what they reveal in regards to ...
12 November 2016

60 Days in Jail review – Channel 4’s new shocking documentary

Recently coming to an end in the US, 60 Days in Jail has now found its UK broadcasting home with Channel 4. Bringing seven innocent members of American society to ...