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Archive for September, 2006

By Ben Felsenburg on 30 September 2006 Comments Off

Go back a decade or two and Channel 4 was the coming force of TV in the 80s…

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By Stephen Lavington on 28 September 2006 Comments Off

There’s a semi-serious strand running through ‘Clerks 2′, a maudlin tone of lost opportunity that matches with the slacker ethos of the first movie…

By Jim Smith on 24 September 2006 Comments Off

Surprisingly restrained in its use of graphic violence the first episode of BBC One’s drama-documentary series ‘Ancient Rome – The Rise and Fall of an Empire’ boasted outstanding production values and an extraordinary central turn from Michael Sheen.

By Mark Clapham on 22 September 2006 Comments Off

Marvel simultaneously relaunch ‘Blade’ and ‘Union Jack’, two of their less popular night stalkers…

By Jim Smith on 17 September 2006 Comments Off

‘That Mitchell and Webb Look’ is a TV version of the radio sketch comedy series from the team behind Channel 4’s skin-crawlingly excellent ‘Peep Show’.

By Eddie Robson on 14 September 2006 Comments Off

‘Blackbeard’ is a quintessentially BBC response to the ongoing pirate craze…

By Shiny Shelf on 11 September 2006 Comments Off

For the 40th anniversary, some top tens and top fives, of episodes, movies, moments and general stuff, compiled by those of us at Shiny Shelf.

By Jim Smith on 11 September 2006 Comments Off

I didn’t want the fortieth anniversary of ‘Star Trek’ to pass by without some comment from those of us here at Shiny Shelf.

By Jim Smith on 10 September 2006 Comments Off

‘The Mark of the Rani’ is one of the strongest stories from the mid-eighties (lets say 85 – 87) drought that ‘Doctor Who” suffered.

By Stephen Lavington on 08 September 2006 Comments Off

For any rabid ‘24′ fan the past few months have been a cruel drought of politically convoluted techno-thrillers.

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