TV Special: Star Trek: The Next Generation at 30

A little over thirty years ago, on September 28th 1987, a re-booted Star Trek series aired its premiere episode, Encounter at Farpoint. Set almost a century after the original series ended, with a whole new crew looking to explore strange new worlds, a new ship (The Enterprise-D) and shock – a Klingon in Starfleet! Like…

TV Review | Last Chance U Season Two

Last Chance U Season Two Channel: Netflix Episodes: 8 The camera’s return to the small town of Scooba, Mississippi; specifically to the East Mississipi Community College to follow the Lions; and American Football Team who specialise in taking on players who have fallen out of bigger and more renowned college systems – sometimes because of…

TV Review | All or Nothing: A Season with the L.A Rams

All or Nothing: A Season with the L.A Rams Channel: Amazon Prime Number of Episodes: 8 When NFL films announced that the L.A Rams were the focus of the second series of All or Nothing, the announcement was met with some derision, apathy and frustration, not least because they had already been the focus of…

TV Review | Iron Fist

Iron Fist Channel: Netflix Episodes: 13 Showrunner: Scott Buck Starring: Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, Tom Pelphrey, Jessica Stroup, David Wenham, Rosario Dawson, Ramon Rodriguez, Sacha Dhawan; with Carrie-Anne Moss & Wai Ching Ho A philosopher once said, β€œit’s a game of two halves,” and while it’s commonly believed they were talking about association football, they…

Last Chance U, Fake Geeks

TV Review | Last Chance U

Last Chance U Channel: Netflix Episodes: 6 The Lions, the East Mississippi Community College football team, based in the tiny town of Scooba specialise in recruiting players rejected or released by better and bigger teams (usually for off the field transgressions or classroom performance). A tiny town in nowhere is hardly where these NFL wannabe’s…