I’m finding it hard to get quite as worked up about the Joss-free ‘Buffy’ remake as many fans of the series are.
Superhero team books are a big part of Marvel and DC’s publishing schedules, but does their style of storytelling stand up when taken out of the weekly churn of periodical publishing?
The verdict on Paul Chambers – a £1,000 fine and a criminal record for making a joke about blowing up an airport on Twitter – is of course absurd and the CPS should be ashamed of themselves. However, the case has brought back some thoughts I’ve recently had about the nature of the internet.
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If Britain has a great TV industry it is because of the BBC, not in spite of it.
… they take up most of our time: recent UK TV crime series ‘Whitechapel’, ‘Moses Jones’, and ‘Red Riding’ hit DVD.
The status of ‘2000AD’ on Betelgeuse may justify Tharg’s bragging, but its sales figures here on Earth don’t.
As the entire internet is loudly aware, Matt Smith is the eleventh ‘Doctor Who’.
This evening the first two minutes of the ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special, ‘The Next Doctor’ were shown on BBC1…
With the spread of broadband internet access, music and video piracy boomed.
ITV is making a bold step into the new year by changing its idents…
As 2006 begins, now is the last chance we’ll have to round-up all those things that Shiny Shelf should have reviewed in 2005 but, due to the constraints of time and competence, didn’t get around to. ..
I also considered calling this article ‘Don’t Fear the Repeater’, so consider yourselves lucky.
Last week it was reported that Ofcom had fined Five (the channel, not the defunct boyband) for broadcasting an unnecessarily loud commercial break…
Having had a few months to get used to the idea, I don’t think that moving TOTP to Sunday evenings is all that bad an idea…
In today’s crowded media market, you have to get your ideas across quickly and clearly and there’s no better way of doing that than reworking an idea people know already…
Remember your first taste of DVD? OK, its hardly your first kiss, but it was significant nonetheless, wasn’t it?
After years of knocking down, Hollywood seems to be building again. After aliens destroyed Washington (Independence Day), a volcano trashed LA (Volcano) and a tidal wave drowned New York (Deep Impact
A Saturday lunch time in February finds your correspondent, girlfriend in tow, rushing into central London to catch a rare treat – a cinema screening of seminal 80s spook-com ‘Ghost Busters’. Part of the Prince Charles Cinema’s ‘Retro Kid’ season of classic kids flicks from that decade, the price of a ticket included free coffee, [...]