Category Archives: TV

Gears of War 4 and Halo 4 – A Study of Prologues

A PROLOGUE TO AN ARTICLE ON PROLOGUES… At the beginning of an article, I write a short introduction that seeks to inform you about the content I’m going to cover and also some of the context behind why I have … Continue reading

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Meeting Your Heroes – The Day of the Doctor (Who Book Signing)

Yesterday was something of a fever dream to me. In fact, I’m convinced that I’ll wake up at some point and discover that the following events were entirely fictional – merely a product of my desires as both a writer … Continue reading

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On Halo and ‘Heinlein’s Premise’

I don’t like Game of Thrones. I don’t like Game of Thrones and 343 wants Halo to last for thirty years. On its own, that sentence sounds extremely odd and the two things seem totally unrelated – and where exactly … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Rebels, Twin Suns – A Narrative Appraisal

I feel like I’ve done my ‘geek cred’ something of a disservice by failing to write about Star Wars in the three and a half years that I’ve been running this blog… That largely stems from the fact that I … Continue reading

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Doctor Who, Into The Dalek – Review & Analysis

The Doctor: “Clara, be my pal, tell me… am I a good man?” *40 minutes later* Rusty: “You are a good Dalek.” Well… bugger!

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Doctor Who, Deep Breath – Review & Analysis

Eight months… It’s not a particularly long hiatus for a television show (ahem, hello Sherlock!), but I have to say that it was a particularly bloody painful one to endure. As far as New Who goes, the wait between Eccleston and … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones – THAT Scene…

Since I live in the UK, I have the misfortune of having to stay up until 2am every Sunday to catch the latest episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Generally it’s considered a bad thing to be as sleep-deprived as I … Continue reading

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