Posts by: Guest Writer

‘The Good Karma Hospital’ Episode 2 review: ‘Northern Exposure’ meets ‘Death in Paradise’

“But haven’t you ever dreamed of a new life? To just wipe the slate clean, start again?” After last week’s introductory ‘fish out of water’ episode (Northern Exposure meets Death in Paradise), the second visit to The Good Karma Hospital wastes no time with a ‘Previously’ summary but settles quickly into a formula familiar to fans...

‘Fortitude’ review: Season 2 Episode 4 dials up the tension

The fourth episode of Fortitude Season 2 slowly reveals more depths of its central mystery, but provides plenty of conflict to satisfy the audience. Rune finally reveals his connection to Lazlo Hindemith- he visited the apartment where Hindemith manufactured muskimo, a drug made of the urine of reindeer that have been fed hallucinogenic mushrooms. It...

10 of the best moments in ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off ‘Class’

Following its recent airing on BBC One, let’s take a look back at the first season of Class. Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon here. Buy Season 1 on Blu-ray on Amazon here. Here are our 10 favourite moments from the Doctor Who spin-off’s first season…   10. Miss Quill and the Number 55 to Oxford Circus...

5 ways to improve ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off ‘Class’ if it gets a second season

When the latest Doctor Who spin-off series was first announced back in October 2015, the initial reaction ranged from scepticism to outright hostility. By the time Class launched online on BBC Three last autumn, following a promising trailer and confirmation that Peter Capaldi’s Doctor would be appearing, fans seemed slightly more welcoming. However, the eight episodes failed to attract...

4 things we need from the next Doctor

One of the most subtle and gifted actors to take on the role of the Time Lord, Peter Capaldi has been terrific at the helm of the TARDIS over the past four years. But before 2017 comes to an end, he’ll be handing over the mantle to someone else. The new Doctor will see their...

‘Unforgotten’ review: The truth is revealed in Season 2’s finale

The final episode of ITV’s thrilling crime drama’s second season does not disappoint, as the truth about the tragic victims of child abuse is revealed. Revenge was finally dealt on all the perpetrators of the past evil acts by a pact made after those suffering were treated in a psychiatric unit in Ealing. Our detective...

‘Fortitude’ review: Season 2 Episode 3 has better character development than plot

In this week’s episode, the second season of Fortitude slows its pace and focuses on its living residents. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Eric survived his encounter with Tavrani the taxidermist, who pulled a gun on the acting sheriff last week. After his attempted escape is foiled by Ingrid, Tavrani’s interrogation reveals a potentially supernatural element to the killing....

Why ‘Sherlock’ MUST come back for a fifth season

With the show’s creators giving fans very little information to go on, the future of the BBC’s Sherlock is very much in limbo at the minute. The majority of the viewers are desperate to have the show back despite very mixed opinions on last month’s ‘The Final Problem’. Season 4’s finale caused a lot of...

‘Apple Tree Yard’ review: Episode 3 has us on the edge of our seats

“What have I done?” Give a Monkey a baby and heating element and the results are up for debate but give an intelligent, romantically naive woman enough rope and they could end up hanging themselves. It turns out Mr Costley wasn’t delivering take away food to George Selway but take away life. As they flee...