Joel Hammond (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila Hammond (Drew Barrymore) are realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of the USA’s Santa Clarita, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change into a zombie, sending both their lives as estate agents down a road of death and destruction … but in a good way. Yes, […]
I have to confess that after ‘The X-Files’ ended, seeing the plethora of new series with FBI agents investigating weird events, I was a more than a little apprehensive about trying any of its successors. What swayed me with ‘Warehouse 13’ was largely the price so I could at least afford to watch and although […]
Here’s the trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale TV series (a la the excellent novel by Margaret Atwood). It is coming via the Hulu streaming service in the USA starting 26th April 2017. Not got Hulu yet – still too much to watch via Netflix and, to a lesser extent, Amazon Prime. It’s getting so I […]
For those that like their horror TV hotel-based (and kind of creepy), here’s the trailer for the 5th season of the A&E-produced Bates Motel. Inspired by the classic Psycho film by Alfred Hitchcock, the series details the gory pre-history of the movie events.
Season 2 of Supergirl is set to build on its tradition of borrowing outlandish adversaries, with the news that it will feature DC’s most unpronounceable villain, Mr Mxyzptik. Peter Gadiot will play the character, and he adds this tricky assignment to a star-studded list of TV fantasy roles, his most recent being Cyrus in Once […]
‘UFO’, Gerry Anderson’s first foray into live-action television is an interesting contrast of style and content. From a design point-of-view, the series looks fantastic: amazing sets, futuristic costumes, action-packed model shots of flying saucers, fighter aircraft and submarines. From a content perspective, it’s the show that gives us ‘Carry On’ style leers from male personnel […]
This is the second album of music released from the television series ‘Outlander’, based on the series of books by Diana Gabaldon. It’s an enjoyable hour or so of music and is an album I often find myself putting on while I’m working. It definitely evokes a sense of Scotland and Bear McCreary has made […]