Doctor Who – Season 10 Episode 1

Doctor Who

“The Pilot” Doctor Who begins the final season for current Doctor Peter Capaldi and current showrunner Steven Moffat with the introduction of a new companion and a mysterious creature to be dealt with. New companion episodes are always interesting on a conceptual level. In each case it provides a jumping on point for new fans…

Lost in London

Lost in London

Woody Harrelson directs a semi autobiographical account of a very strange night that progressively gets worse as it goes on in Lost in London. Much will be said about how this film was done rather than the actual content of it. It was a really ambitious project as it was shot in a single take…

Supernatural – Season 12 Episode 18

Supernatural

“The Memory Remains” Supernatural sends Sam and Dean on the hunt for a low level God as Mr. Ketch starts working towards his inevitable betrayal. This is definitely one of those episodes where there isn’t a lot to say about what goes on. The case of the week is fairly standard as these things go…

iZombie – Season 3 Episode 2

iZombie

“Zombie Knows Best” iZombie returns to more familiar storytelling when Liv and Major eat the brains of a father and daughter involved in a fatal car accident. So it’s back to formula this week but for this show the formula doesn’t drag the storytelling down in any significant way. It has always allowed the show…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 4 Episode 17

Agents

“Identity and Change” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD catches up with Mack and Mace as the virtual H.Y.D.R.A. closes in on Daisy and Simmons. It has been well established that the underlying purpose of the Framework is to remove everyone’s greatest regret which -in theory- allows them to live in what essentially amounts to their own personal…

Table 19

Table 19

A group of misfits assigned to the bottom table of a wedding try to make the best of their less than ideal situation in Jeffrey Blitz’ Table 19. There was a lot of potential in this idea. Following the people at a wedding who aren’t important to the happy couple and get a polite invite…

Going in Style

Going in Style

Three old men decide to rob the bank involved in the deal that sees them deprived of their jobs as well as their hard earned pensions in Zach Braff’s Going in Style. Heist movies are fairly common things to find at the cinema. There’s are certain things you can always expect to see and the…

Supernatural – Season 12 Episode 17

Supernatural

“The British Invasion” Supernatural continues developing Mick questioning his training and how that relates to practical hunting while setting the stage for the end of the season. Last week was an eye opener for Mick. He learned that things aren’t as black and white as he initially thought and that not all “monsters” are necessarily…

The Boss Baby

The Boss Baby

A young boy struggles to deal with the changes in his life when he finds himself with a baby brother who also happens to wear a suit in Tom McGrath’s The Boss Baby. This film is a really bizarre one as it seems to suffer from a fundamental identity crisis. The story itself follows the baby…

iZombie – Season 3 Episode 1

iZombie

“Heaven Just Got a Little Smoother” iZombie returns for a third season and focuses on the massive issue of Zombies becoming known to the general public. I wondered when this show was going to get around to exploring this as an idea. Zombies in this show are a hidden group within society who are able…