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…

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…

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…

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…