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Top 25 TV Shows (post 1990)

Top 25 TV Shows (post 1990)

It’s sometimes really hard to know what TV shows are worth watching and will pay off your investment of time/money. The following 25 are those that I consider to be well above average and essential viewing for anyone interested in ‘quality’ TV (not a term I would have used pre 1990). Some are more mainstream … Continue reading

How Fred Killed Wesley Wyndam-Price (part 1)

How Fred Killed Wesley Wyndam-Price (part 1)

The Fall and Fall of Wesley Wyndam-Price (and Why I Can Watch it Over and Over Again) I have watched BtVS & Angel, in full, about 15 times each (and Firefly about 6 times, but i’m catching up) The Rise and Fall of Wesley Wyndam-Price Angel’s original side-kick was half-demon Doyle (played by Glenn Quinn) … Continue reading

Firefly – if you love Joss Whedon . . .

Firefly – if you love Joss Whedon . . .

As a BtVS/Angel devotee, I often find myself asking other fans for their thoughts on “Firefly”, Whedon’s third TV series which he started at the end of Angel. I am horrified at how many people who adore BtVS & Angel have not or are not interested in seeing Firefly. I get the reluctance, I really do … Continue reading

Re-visiting The Sopranos

Re-visiting The Sopranos

LIke most cinephiles in the Western world, I was and am a huge Sopranos fan. I spent over eight years, or six seasons to be precise half in love with Tony Soprano and Christopher Moltisanti – my biggest issue was who to choose – the charismatic, sociopathic Boss or his sexy, violent, drug-addicted protege. I … Continue reading

Unspectacular Evil

Unspectacular Evil

“Millenium” (1996)  is a spin-off from “The X-Files” and it shares a certain mood, feel or oeuvre if you like; it’s creepy and somewhat supernatural in origin but unlike X-Files, our hero is not running toward the light, but rather away from the darkness. Ex-FBI profiler Frank Black (Lance Henriksen) has the ability to see … Continue reading

The good ones always get cancelled

The good ones always get cancelled

I watched “Terriers” (2010) in 24 hours – the whole season, every episode, back to back. With some people that would be a sign of a really, REALLY great show and this is a good show, but I am putting up a disclaimer: At the moment, my choices for the day involve choosing either: A: … Continue reading