The 5 Biggest Butterfly Effects in Game of Thrones

Anyone who’s read and/or watched HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has drawn one irrevocable conclusion; That universe is F*cked. Honestly, I’m not even sure F*cked is a strong enough word. There are so many things going wrong in King’s Landing that even when compared to the dirtiest, nastiest, Jamie-and-Cersie-in-Geoffrey’s-Tomb f*cking, incest consistently seems like the better…

Here’s why ‘Justified’ is the best show since the Sopranos

For those of you who are woefully, woefully unaware, here’s the fact; you need to watch Justified. I’ve been watching TV since 1993. I sat through the nightmarish fog of Rosie and Jim, where the BBC decided that children wanted nothing more than to watch satanic puppets on a riverboat. I was there for the…

Why BoJack Horseman is unlike any other TV show

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been completely addicted to the Netflix original series BoJack Horseman, and felt compelled to try and explain what makes it so utterly unique in the world of television. I first became aware of the show after seeing it advertised and was initially uninterested. I found the title bizarre…

Why Orange Is The New Black Is One Of The Realest Shows Ever Made

I think we can all agree that Netflix has released some stellar shows in recent years, with Making a Murderer in 2015 and of course, this year’s Stranger Things. But before any of us had even heard of these shows, there was one that instantaneously captured the internet by storm; Orange Is The New Black….

Why Peep Show is the most brutally honest sitcom ever made

  Over the last few months, I’ve been rewatching (for the umpteenth time) the fantastic sitcom Peep Show, written by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong. I’ve been a huge fan of this show for years now, but have only recently started to examine just why it works so well and has such relevance to me…

So, What’s So Great About The Walking Dead?

Despite it having been released a good number of years ago, I only recently got into the popular television series, The Walking Dead. Not only have I got into it, I’ve become nothing short of addicted to it. At the risk of sounding sadistic, there’s just something exciting about watching these fictional people struggle to…

Why you should watch Peaky Blinders

  Over the last few weeks, I’ve been watching the BBC’s excellent crime drama Peaky Blinders, written by Steven Knight. With the news that the show has been renewed for a fourth and fifth series, I decided to explore what it is that makes it so unique and addictive. Peaky Blinders first aired back in 2013…

5 Things that HAVE to happen in Game of Thrones

It’s over. Done. Finished. Game of Thrones season six is officially over, and winter is well and truly here. After watching Jon come back from the dead, Dany burn the Great Masters and Ramsey Bolton get eaten alive we have to ask; what the f*$k is going to happen next? We learn Jon’s true name…

7 Reasons to Be Excited About the Return of This Is England

Spoiler warning: If you haven’t seen all of the This Is England series, turn back now! Recently, Shane Meadows, writer and director of the fantastic 2006 film This Is England and its TV miniseries sequels This Is England ’86, ’88, and ’90, announced that the final series, which aired back in September 2015, is in…

Why Tony Soprano Is My Favourite TV Character of All Time

I was too young to have seen The Sopranos when it first aired. In 1999 I was too busy trying to grasp such difficult concepts as tying my shoelaces and counting to one hundred to be able to appreciate a brutal saga of violence, betrayal and corruption. Thankfully, by the time I was old enough…