TV show reviews

REVIEW: Shogun

There were high hopes for Shogun as the limited series landed on Disney+. Based on James Clavell’s novels set in 17th Century Japan, people were already comparing it to Game of Thrones with the...

REVIEW: Castlevania: Nocturne

Castlevania: Nocturne is the latest installment of Netflix’s Castlevania series, originally written and produced by Warren Ellis. The original series, starring Trevor Belmont (voiced by Richard Armitage) and Sypha Belnades (Alejandra Reynos), was a...

REVIEW: Fallout

Fallout is the latest TV series from Amazon Prime Video and is the streaming giant’s attempt to cash in on the success of the videogame series from Bethesda which has sold millions of copies...

REVIEW: La Revolution

Set in 1789, La Revolution on Neflix asks the question of what would the French Revolution look like if King Louis tricked the heads of the noble families into a state of undeath to...
Halo

REVIEW: Halo Season Two

This is a big improvement. I’m not the kind of guy who gets caught up in trivialities. There’s plenty of people who would only want a Halo TV show if the Master Chief never...

REVIEW: Gyeongseong Creature

Continuing my obsession with South Korean silver screen productions, I recently watched Gyeongseong Creature from Netflix, a retelling of late WW2 Japanese occupation of South Korea and the horrific actions of Unit 731. Starring...

REVIEW: Halo Season 1

Halo is one of the all-time most successful video game franchises. It’s also a very well-developed science fiction setting with the books including some of my favorite outside of Stark Trek and Star Wars....

REVIEW: Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

The latest explosion of Godzilla stories has brought us Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, a story spins off from director Gareth Edwards’ (The Creator, Rogue One, Monsters) brilliant Godzilla film that takes the focus away...
Echo

REVIEW: Echo

It’s been some time since Marvel were producing hit after hit to mostly critical acclaim. There’s been the odd piece of quality (Loki, Shang-Chi, Guardians of the Galaxy 3) but they seem lost amongst...

REVIEW: Blue Eye Samurai

Blue Eye Samurai is the latest animated effort from Netflix and I feel confident in saying it is the best one yet. Whilst a Western production, the Japanese setting and style will have anime...