After the last two weddings in recent Game of Thrones times, surely any couple wanting to tie the knot in Westeros would take the bloody hint and elope? Between the miserable union of Tyrion/Sansa and the bloody massacre at the Red Wedding, you’d need to be a massive arrogant twonk to think it would go any better for you.
Enter King Joffrey.
The YA book-to-film adaptation craze is in no danger of slowing down. Next in line: Veronica Roth‘s Divergent trilogy, with Divergent as its opener. With a strong cast and fantastic source material, surely it’s a cakewalk for this first instalment? Right? Read More » Google+ Read More →
After three years of successfully changing the feel of each new run, the start of Game of Thrones year four felt… a lot like the third season, actually. But I loved that, so it’s hard to really complain. More bright-yet-bitchy King’s Landing action, Daenerys still in the desertand... Read More »
As you may have noticed, we’re fast approaching the return of Game of Thrones to TV. Westeros spurts back onto HBO on Sunday night, then dribbles down onto the UK’s Sky Atlantic the following evening. Last year, as I chronicled in a memorable and insightful series of reviews, the machinations... Read More »
It’s at times like this that you begun to suspect maybe there *is* a benevolent god looking out for us all, after all. This one is from Odeon, the God of Tired Parents. Shaun the Sheep Movie Teaser Trailer Shaun the Sheep’s first ever movie will be released in cinemas worldwide from spring... Read More »
A day later than usual (sorry!), I have seen The Walking Dead’s season 4 finale. It’s been somewhat overshadowed in the TV geek chatosphere since then by the How I Met Your Mother conclusion (which didn’t really work), but nonetheless, I’ve reviewed every episode of this show to date and I’m... Read More »
Don’t worry, The Walking Dead doesn’t kill off any more kids this week. Perhaps feeling guilty over the heights of grim they scaled last week, it’s another comparatively upbeat, adventuresome effort. Rick and Michonne even smile. Not to mention: it’s the penultimate one before the finale, so... Read More »
In recent weeks, The Walking Dead has changed its formula in two interesting ways. First up, we’ve had a string of slow, character driven episodes, and although they might be a bit much sequentially, most of them have been individually okay. Secondly, we’ve seen signs of hope and humanity among the... Read More »
After a three month UK hiatus, Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) and his friends are back… and the holiday is most definitely over. Last time around, we left Coulson’s life in the balance and at the mercy of flower girl Raina (Ruth Negga). Will we finally find out the truth about Coulson’s... Read More »
Well, The Walking Dead is sure earning the Walking part of its title this time out, isn’t it? Another episode, another small subset of the cast meandering through the forest towards the mysterious TERMINUS and taking the opportunity to do characterisation. This week’s dialogue monkeys: Daryl &... Read More »