Posted in Features Reviews

Don’t Mention the Comedy: FAWLTY TOWERS and Reactionary Cultural Politics

Whether ten years old or close to a hundred, we have all seen Fawlty Towers at some point in our lives. We have either binge…

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Posted in Affiliated Podcasts

New Podcast: STREAMING WARS #1 – ‘Watchmen / His Dark Materials / V-Wars’

Welcome to my newest podcast on wemadethispod.com… the STREAMING WARS podcast! I’ve wanted to put together a TV podcast for a while now given we’re…

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Posted in Movie Reviews - 2019

EL CAMINO: Breaking Bad’s non-essential yet fitting coda

While billed as a Breaking Bad movie, El Camino falls between two stools. With a two hour running time and a solo Netflix slot, along…

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Posted in Tony Talks

Tony Talks #16: Me and Rakuten TV

The age of streaming is well and truly upon us, guys. This, you already know. You no doubt subscribe to a wealth of different providers….

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Posted in Features Reviews

BritBox: Local Telly for Local People

One of the first questions raised by the announcement of BritBox, a new, jointly-created streaming service by the BBC and ITV, was whether this is television…

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Starz In Your Eyes: Counterpart and the dawn of the Streaming Wars

Raise your hands, who reading this article has seen Counterpart, the recently cancelled science-fiction drama starring JK Simmons? Just as suspected… that’s not very many hands….

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When the Sun Comes Up: Russian Doll (Season 1)

Russian Doll is a series about meanings within meanings, extending from the double meaning of the very title, through to the genius Netflix stroke of…

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Posted in Jessica Jones Reviews

Luke Cage Season 2: Family First

If anything proves the Netflix corner of Marvel’s cinematic and TV universe has found its groove, or perhaps in this case its soul groove, it…

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Arrested Development: Can we separate Art from the Artist?

By now you no doubt have heard about how the Season 5 launch of Arrested Development has been a bit of a ‘fustercluck’ all-round. The…

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Goodbye Designated Survivor: Your Heart Was in the Right Place

So imagine you’re in a pitch meeting with a major studio (in this case ABC). You have all your ideas stacked up ready to go…

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