Sorry, it’s been a slow start to the blog in 2018 as life has got in the way. But here is my first piece of the year, an introduction to the BBC’s new horror series Requiem. Continue reading
To celebrate the release of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: The Return on Blu Ray on December the 4th, here is a second guest blog by Jacqui Barr following her Mad Max: Fury Road piece which remains the most popular thing I’ve ever posted on here. Enjoy.
!!!WARNING: SPOILERS AFTER THE JUMP!!!
With the release of an updated version of the excellent biography Into the Unknown – the fantastic life of Nigel Kneale (Andy Murray, Headpress) this seems like a good time to burrow deep into my archives and exhume an article I wrote for the now defunct digital magazine Cult TV Times. Enjoy… Continue reading
Originally broadcast by the BBC on Christmas Day in 1972, The Stone Tape is part of a tradition of seasonal ghost stories that included such classic televisual chillers as The Signalman and Whistle and I’ll Come to You. Continue reading
Continuing my season of lists, my personal selection of the year’s best TV crime drama has just gone up on Dead Good Books. With so much good TV to try and keep on top off, in addition to all the movies, there will inevitably be a lot of omissions.
But these are all golden 😉
I will be writing episode by episode reviews of the new BBC/Starz thriller series The Missing for the Dead Good Books crime fiction site. The first episode was broadcast on BBC1 on the 28th October, and you can find my review of episode one here:
Subsequent episode reviews should go up on the site a few days after broadcast. Of course, they will be spoilerish! There’s eight episodes, I hope I don’t go mad 😉
In interviewed musician, film, TV, and game composer and music superviser Brian Reitzell recently for the excellent Films on Wax site. The results are now online http://www.filmsonwax.co.uk/interview-brian-reitzell/
A short piece I wrote to mark the start of the second series of Peaky Blinders on the BBC has gone up on the Dead Good Book site (and I’ve just remembered the horse was black not white, darn) http://www.deadgoodbooks.co.uk/index.php/peaky-blinders/#more-18015
My review of the new BBC thriller The Driver has gone up on Dead Good.