OF COURSE I'M AS ADDICTED AS THE NEXT GUY BUT LIVING VICARIOUSLY HAS ALWAYS BEEN ONE OF OUR FAVOURITE ACTIVITIES AND TV IS THE BEST WAY TO DO IT.
This thriller with supernatural tendencies is set in probably the bleakest and most dilapidated location ever to have been broadcast into anyones livingroom. Think Fortitude without the pretty white snow, mixed with a dash of Fargo and rounded off with the weirdness of Twin Peaks.
Have you noticed how many books and TV shows have taken the Lord of the Flies premise and run with it? This outing is definitely above average and despite coming across as a YA version of Stephen King's The Dome it holds its own with above average acting, an intelligent plot (once you get over the initial 'how it happened'…
I’m not going to lie to you I watch way too much TV and none, or at least very little of it would be seen as genuinely intellectually stimulating. After long days stretching my brain to meet the needs of the day job, by 9pm all I’m really good for is a couple of hours on the sofa watching TV…
Having been abandoned by the Ban Chéile while she took on a week long tour of conference engagements (or gigs as I like to call them) in Poland, I sat last week staring mindlessly at the Goggle Box. Up popped a very popular British cop drama called New Tricks- 7 million viewers an episode on terrestrial TV.