Grimm: Season Two – Dork Preview

Last year, I watched a few episoides of Grimm, the series that asks the ultimate question: what if Buffy was trapped in an urban police procedural? And was a man? Well, he'd run around fighting fairytale monsters, it seems. Anyway, I decided it was competent, but didn't exactly rise above the … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 5 and Beyond!

Primeval: Series 5, Episode Six

Primeval, ITV’s attempt at courting the Doctor Who family action audience, returns to the channel on Saturday for a fifth series of dino-hunting! But the episodes will seem familiar to fans, as they were shown on Freeview channel Watch over a year ago and have been on DVD a while too. So, what … [Read more...]

Grimm: Three Weeks In – Dork Review

Grimm: Three Weeks In

A few weeks ago, I did a preview piece on Grimm, the beast-crunching US show that tries to marry a combination of fairytales, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and daytime police drama together to produce some monstrous hybrid. So, now that we’ve all seen the first three episodes, how are they doing? Have … [Read more...]

Grimm – Dork Preview


Starting tonight on the Watch channel , it’s US import Grimm! Fairy tales seem to be heavily in fashion at the moment, with recent movies about both Red Riding Hood and Snow White, not to mention both this and Once Upon A Time drawing heavily upon their folklore on US TV. Grimm has beaten Once … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 5, Episode 4 – Dork Review

Primeval: Alexander Siddig as Philip Burton

For the whole of series four and five (which, to be honest, are a single thirteen-episode run), Primeval has been drawing out a storyline involving the clearly evil scientist Philip Burton and whether he is evil. Well, this week they’re finally ready to talk about it. So will this be long-awaited … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 5, Episode 2 review

Primeval - Series Five Cast

This week, after a surprisingly reasonable series premiere, Primeval heads underwater for a claustrophobic showdown with both the usual dinosaurs and, surprisingly, the fear and intolerance of humanity as well. A thematic crossover with the most recent episode of Doctor Who? And was it any good? … [Read more...]