08 April 2021

Nominee Interview Series: Andy Wolton

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I rewatched the final episode of Trying‘s glorious first season on Apple TV+ before my interview with its extremely endearing writer Andy Wolton. It really is one of the most …

30 April 2016

The Night Manager

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The Night Manager is a stylish new thriller based on the 1993 John le Carre novel of the same name. The Night Manager has been updated to a modern setting, …

28 November 2015

In Reality: Hunted

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My relationship to reality TV is uneven. I’m fanatical about Survivor, grumpily fanatical about Big Brother and the Bachelorette, passively loyal to So You Think You Can Dance, and sporadically …

14 November 2015

Such a Short Time Together?

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I know everybody’s really into the UK 6-episode TV model but there is no world in which I’m happy that Together, BBC3’s charming, strange, hilarious, heartwarming little gem lasted a …

24 September 2015

Doctor Who: The Magician’s Apprentice

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Here we go again. Another season of Doctor Who, a series that can go anywhere in time and space. Do we go to new places, and meet exciting new people? …

31 December 2014

Saiya’s Top 10 TV Shows of 2014

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Brooklyn Nine Nine (FOX) After binge-watching this comedy series over the summer, I eagerly awaited the second season. It did not disappoint. The characters are zany without being obnoxious. The …

11 November 2014

Season Wrap Up: Doctor Who

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The Season 8 finale of Doctor Who brought together many of the plot threads it strung throughout the season. It addressed a lot of questions the season posed, but did …

04 November 2014

Death Comes to Pemberley, Part II

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While Part I of Death Comes to Pemberley was a suspenseful thriller that had characters who were not necessarily defined, Sunday’s finale had the opposite problem. It delved into many …

29 October 2014

Adaptation Alert: Death Comes to Pemberley

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Taking the beloved character of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice a few years after the events of the novel and thrusting them in the middle of a scandal, this mini-series adaptation of …

13 October 2014

Doctor Who: Mummy on the Orient Express

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This week’s Doctor Who was like much of the rest of the season: enjoyable for the duration of the viewing, but not something that sticks with you. There was little …

03 October 2014

Pilot Watch: Gracepoint

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Gracepoint is a gripping examination on how a small town reacts to the tragic murder of a young boy. It’s well written. It features gorgeous scenery. And it has an …

30 September 2014

Season Wrap Up: Outlander

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April is a really, really long way away from now. And unfortunately, that’s when Outlander will return after it’s action-packed mid-season finale. If you haven’t been watching this addictive show, …

30 September 2014

Doctor Who: The Caretaker

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This week’s episode of Doctor Who can be forgiven for a somewhat unexciting monster, because it finally forced Clara to reconcile her normal life with her time-travelling one. For the …

29 September 2014

Talking to The Doctor: David Tennant on Gracepoint

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It’s my turn to do an instalment of Talking to Fox! This time we were lucky enough to join in on a conference call with David Tennant, star of Doctor …

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