Politics, character moments and lots of good jokes.
I groaned when I heard the news that Frank Cottrell-Boyce had been invited back to pen another episode of Doctor Who. His last effort, In the Forest of the Night, was interesting for its uniqueness, but it was written by someone who clearly didn't understand the show, and it could very well have ended up a… Continue reading Thoughts on: Smile
I began my reviews of Sherlock Series 4 by commenting on how far the show had evolved from its origins as predominantly a crime drama to now a show which revolves around character drama. Character drama has always been at the heart of Sherlock, and it's one of the reasons, if not the predominant reason, that… Continue reading Sherlock: The Final Problem
Warning: spoilers. If you haven't seen The Lying Detective read on at your own certain peril. Well, that was a twist. No, I'm not talking about that twist, but I'll get to that, too. I'm talking about the one line uttered by Sherlock at the end of this episode that cast everything that happened before it in… Continue reading Sherlock: The Lying Detective
Warning: spoilers. Dear lord if you haven't seen The Six Thatchers then don't read on because you will be spoiled so hard I'm not even joking. Seeing Sherlock back in action again after so long has made me realise how much the show has changed since it began in 2010. When Benedict Cumberbatch's black, moppy-haired iteration… Continue reading Sherlock: The Six Thatchers