Saturday, 28 February 2015

How To Get Away With Murder Season 1 (ABC)

I offer my thoughts on the first season of ABC’s hit crime drama, How to Get Away with Murder, starring Viola Davis and Alfred Enoch. It is created by Peter Nowak and produced by Shonda Rhimes.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

The Lone Ranger (2013)

I review The Lone Ranger, a western movie directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Johnny Depp, Arnie Hammer, Helena Bonham Carter and more.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Battlestar Galactica Season 3 (SyFy)

As I am currently catching up on Battlestar Galactica, here are my thoughts on the third season of the space opera helmed by Ronald D. Moore and starring Edward James Olmos, Katee Sackhoff, Tricia Helfer, Jamie Bamber Mary McDonell and many others.

Monday, 23 February 2015

Gemini Cell by Myke Cole (Ace/Headline)

I cover Gemini Cell, a prequel to the Shadow Ops trilogy by Myke Cole, currently available to buy through Headline Books in the UK and Ace in the US, and can be read whether or not the reader has prior knowledge of Control Point, Fortress Frontier and Breach Zone. 

Sunday, 22 February 2015

The Equalizer (2014)

With The Equalizer now out on DVD, I look at Antoine Fuqua’s 2014 thriller that features Denzel Washington and ChloĆ« Grace Moretz in the lead roles.

Saturday, 21 February 2015

The Librarians Season 1 (TNT)

I review the first season of TNT’s The Librarians, developed by John Rogers, which is a spin-off of The Librarian film series, sharing continuity yet remaining accessible for newcomers. The Librarians stars Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, Noah Wyle and more.

Thursday, 19 February 2015

The Unknown Assassin #1: The Hit by Allen Zadoff (Orchard Books)

I share my thoughts on Allen Zadoff’s The Hit (formerly entitled Boy Nobody), a gripping young adult thriller, published by Orchard Books in both the USA and the UK.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Gone Girl (2014)

I offer my opinions on Gone Girl, a 2014 thriller film starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, directed by David Fincher and adapted from Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel. It’s currently available to buy on DVD.

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Constantine Season 1 (NBC)

I review the first season of NBC’s dark urban fantasy TV series Constantine, compromised of thirteen episodes and based on the titular DC Comics character and starring Matt Ryan in the lead role. Developed by Daniel Cerone and David S. Goyer, Constantine also stars Harold Perrineau, Angelica Celaya and Charles Halford. It airs in the UK on Amazon Prime.

Friday, 13 February 2015

The Originals 01: The Rise by Julie Plec (Hachette Childrens Books/HQN Books)

I share my thoughts on the first tie-in novel to The Originals CW series, a young adult book entitled The Rise, which serves a period drama focused on the series’ three main characters, Elijah, Rebekah and Klaus Mikaelson. It's written by the executive producer of The Vampire Diaries, Julie Plec. This book is published in the UK by Hachette Children’s Books, and in the USA by HQN Books, and is currently available in both countries.

Monday, 9 February 2015

The Walking Dead Season 2 (AMC)

In my attempt to catch up on the five seasons of The Walking Dead before the final episode of Season 5 airs on AMC, I share my thoughts on the second season of the zombie drama starring Andrew Lincoln, Jon Berenthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden and Jeffrey DeMunn, among others. The Walking Dead borrows its inspiration from Robert Kirkman’s long running comic series of the same name, and the second season's showrunner is Glen Mazzara.

Saturday, 7 February 2015

Supernatural Season 4 (The CW)

I cover Supernatural’s fourth season, starring Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki and created by Eric Kripke. This season cult horror series aired on the CW in 2008/09 and introduced actor Misha Collins into the role as the Angel Castiel.

Monday, 2 February 2015

The Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne #2: The Providence of Fire by Brian Staveley (Tor)

I review the second act in The Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne series by Brian Staveley, entitled The Providence of Fire. Following on from The Emperor’s Blades, this epic fantasy sequel is published by Tor and is currently available to buy in both the USA and the UK.