It is no exaggeration to state that HBO-Sky Atlantic’s new miniseries “Chernobyl” is perhaps one of the scariest things on television right now. More than a disaster story, it’s a full on true life horror. “1:23:45” - Episode One “Do you taste metal?” The creation of Craig Mazin (writer of The Hangover Parts II & … Continue reading Review // Chernobyl (E1-3)
Illustration by Thomas Durham. This month sees Jim Carrey return to regular television for the first time since 1994. Best known for playing zany, outlandish characters, Carrey’s new show airing on Showtime (US) and Sky Atlantic (UK) will see him in a role much more in line with the sad clown persona that has dominated … Continue reading Feature // Breaking Sad: The Ever-changing Face of Jim Carrey
Last night saw Sacha Baron Cohen’s return to television, satirising and exposing America’s extreme left and right with terrifying and cringeworthy results. Who is America? opens with the voices of John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famed inaugural addresses before quickly cutting to President Trump mocking a disabled reporter and shots of Harvey Weinstein. … Continue reading Review // “Who Is America?” Premiere
Netflix have officially picked up the new animated show from the team behind “BoJack Horseman” and are set to go into production later this year. Speaking in March, creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg stated “we’d been looking to do an animated show similar to (BoJack) for quite some time and were finally able to get things together … Continue reading Feature // “Harambe & Friends” green-lit by Netflix despite controversy.
When it comes to TV thrillers, Unabomber is the full package. Manhunt: Unabomber follows the true story of the longest, costliest and most exhausting investigation in the history of the FBI, the hunt for the serial mail bomber dubbed “Unabomber”. Sam Worthington plays James R. “Fitz” Fitzgerald, blue-collar FBI profiler brought on to assist the … Continue reading Review // Manhunt: Unabomber
Game of Thrones’ potential 2 year hiatus has left many looking for something new to sink their teeth into. While there are lots of great shows on TV right now, fans need look no further than its spiritual predecessor, “Rome”. With a $100m budget from the BBC and HBO for its first season alone, Rome … Continue reading Feature // Need a Game of Thrones replacement? All roads lead to Rome
ACCLAIMED SHOWRUNNER DAVID SIMON DELVES INTO NEW YORK CITY'S 1970's PORN INDUSTRY IN HIS LATEST PROJECT. As creator, writer and executive producer of several of HBO’s greatest shows, David Simon is responsible for some of the best television ever produced. After lauded portrayals of Baltimore and New Orleans he turns to New York in seedy … Continue reading Review // “The Deuce” Premiere