“With the lethargy of the first chapter reaching its conclusion in the first tranche of episodes, Picard was off into the frontier, arriving into an overwhelming atmosphere of hostility and resentment. The series is ostensibly framed around the premise of the legacy of this particular character, the trajectory of his life after the events of the last motion picture. ” Continue reading Picard – Part Two Review
“I had a conflicting sensation of dread and optimism when Picard was announced in 2018 at Comic Con, the prospect of the continuation of one of my most cherished franchises and series framed against the legacy of the recent movie trilogy and Discovery series” Continue reading Picard – Part One Review
“As the show reached its second season, it faced a multitude of disruptions to its production, from a writing team dissolving and going its separate way, a key character leaving due to alleged sexual harassment, the writers guild strike of 1988 disrupting the process and budgetary issues resulting in the infamous one and only clip show episode. ” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Twenty Two: Favourite fandom quote?
” To defy expectations, I am going to discuss a show and series that had a significant impact on me personally, which whilst having a possible source of contention in its host is a great series and one I would recommend. ” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Twenty: What series would you recommend to anyone?
“it’s somewhat difficult to take a series of any form you enjoy or recommend and not be astonished it hasn’t gained a wider, critical audience or greater traction in the cultural zeitgeist.” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Nineteen: What series is underrated?
“When I was young I would read a lot, a common sentiment I would imagine for anyone that has grown up in the digital age and found the availability and scope of media available instantaneously a strong desirable form of entertainment over the relatively small and modest barrier to entry of purchasing a physical book to read” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Thirteen: Favourite book series?
“I enjoyed each series as if it were the last, pleasantly surprised when they returned, it was my most recent fandom and honestly, probably my most recent guilty pleasure. To the best of my knowledge, my friends don’t watch it, colleagues at work are oblivious, my partner besides an appreciation for Eric Dane from his Grey’s Anatomy days couldn’t care less. It’s my own little fandom” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Two: What is your most recent fandom?
“This month I was fortunate to visit the former British colony of Malta and Gozo, a relatively small trinity of islands to the west of Sicily and Italy that was both instantly familiar due to the prevalence of British chains and infrastructure across both the islands. However, if you knew where to look as a fan of the series there was a great deal to see and explore.” Continue reading On Tour With Game of Thrones in Malta
“As the first half of the year draws to a close, it’s time to look back and reflect on a wealth of television both on the traditional and challenger networks that has been released over the last six months. As someone with an open penchant to consume a vast plethora of media and subject matter, 2019 has seen an abundance of riches released to the general public, with a few notable conclusions scattered in certainly if your heart has a desire for the small screen, you haven’t been left for wanting. Of course, one of the benefits of the digital era is the opportunity to go back and discover or enjoy a forgotten treasure, those landmark series that passed you by on the first occasion. With June coming to an end, as a British writer, my review of the television series I have watched over the last six months, not necessarily created or abiding by their release on US networks as we do tend to, on occasion draw the short straw of release dates.” Continue reading TV in 2019 – First Half Review