Confusions and Connections
The biggest news for years in television hit the web earlier today [06Oct2014] with a cryptic tweet from David Lynch… Dear Twitter Friends: That gum you like is going to come back in style! #damngoodcoffee — David Lynch (@DAVID_LYNCH) October 3, 2014 The news is that Twin Peaks is coming back for a ...more

The Doctor and Arthur Dent
Written July 24, 2014
Talking with a friend in a public house the topic of Doctor Who was brought up. Not that unusual with that friend. What we were talking about was a fan theory. It simply states that Doctor Who and HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy are in the same universe. I agree ...more

Shaun The Sheep wins another award
Written July 15, 2014
Today it was announced by The Radio Times that the nation has spoken. They have chosen their favourite BBC cartoon character of all time. Shaun The Sheep was chosen as your favourite. Pushing Postman Pat & Sooty & Sweep into second and third places. Showing that sheep can rise to the ...more

It’s survey time as TV channel Gold will be showing the last time that the legendary comedy troupe Monty Python will appear together on stage. Well the ones that ‘aint dead at least. That show will be broadcast on Gold on Sunday July 20, 2014. The UK has voted for their ...more

The Equalizer gets a trailer
Written June 16, 2014
The first trailer for the upcoming film version of the classic 80s series has hit. I hate to say this but it’s nothing special. It could be the new Die Hard or a million and one other similar films. It’s a different time now than it was in the 80s when ...more

The Eurovision Song Contest
Written May 13, 2014
Over the weekend we saw the greatest annual event in the world. No it wasn’t a football match. It was the 59th time the event was run. The Eurovision Song Contest was set up to, both, bring Europe together and to test the new Eurovision network. This network allowed the sharing ...more

Another look at Cosmos
Written March 17, 2014
Almost 35 years ago, the late Carl Sagan stared in a ground breaking TV series called Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. This series was, until PBS did one about the American civil war, the biggest watched show on the channel. We now have to jump forward to today, well actually yesterday. Cosmos is ...more

Once more with Lexx?
Written February 27, 2014
After Once More with Feeling, does it seem that any SciFi series has to have at least one musical episode? Buffy had one, Lexx, and Fringe also had them, even if it’s just three corpses singing Mr Sandman… They seem to be one that is, almost, a filler episode that doesn’t advance ...more

Firefly sucks
Written February 11, 2014
There you go. I’ve said it. You will probably start screaming at me for saying that but that’s how I feel. Or at least in part. When you see how many fans there seems to be out there you do wonder why it was cancelled. It was “cut short” mainly due to ...more

How much longer will 3D be with us?
Written January 7, 2014
You know Hollywood is having problems when 3D rears its ugly head in force again.  It has always liked gimmicks to get bums on seats when times are lean. The current incarnation of 3D is just another one of them. 3D, historically, does seem to be the format of choice whenever ...more

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