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By Mags L Halliday on 03 June 2010 Comments Off

That was, well, surprisingly good. There’s no reason an adaptation of a Terry Pratchett novel shouldn’t be good, of course, but experience had turned me pessimistic.

By Stephen Lavington on 05 December 2008 Comments Off



By Shiny Shelf on 28 April 2006 Comments Off

“What was ‘Hex’?” you may ask and the answer won’t surprise you even if you’ve never heard of it, as being surprising wasn’t really one of the things that ‘Hex’ was good at.

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By Jim Smith on 07 April 2004 Comments Off

Watching ‘Clone Wars’ gives me an understanding of why people inject hard drugs. It makes me insanely happy for three minutes – and then I want to do it again.


By Jim Smith on 30 January 2004 Comments Off

Someone, somewhere has forgotten that a series as fraught and fast as ER needs positive (not sympathetic, simply positive) lead characters and frankly, it’s getting me down.

By Mark Clapham on 15 January 2004 Comments Off

‘Nip/Tuck’ comes with the reputation of recent pull-no-punches US dramas to live up to. Unfortunately, it doesn’t cut deep enough…

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By Mags L Halliday on 27 September 2003 Comments Off

‘Dead Like Me’ is a comedy/drama revolving around death. There are many flaws with it but it has one thing really on its side: it’s funny.

By Mark Clapham on 20 July 2002 Comments Off

This section is rapidly turning into a morgue, what with the number of recently deceased TV series currently being dissected…