Question of the Week: What new (or new to you) TV series are you really into right now?

Hi everyone! Just to switch things up from all the awards chatter (which is so tiresome already), let's talk about TV shows. In the start of the new year, I thought I should catch up on some great shows that people have been recommending. So last week I finally caught up on Season 1 of …

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Tube Watch: 11 Great TV Series You Should Be Watching Right Now

Dave, aka ackackattack, here. Last year I wrote about two tremendous, international TV series, Broadchurch and The Returned (Les Revenants). Ruth kindly asked that I write a guest post about what I’ve been watching lately. In America it’s said we’re living in a ‘golden age’ of television here starting with The Soprano’s and The Wire …

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Superior British Fare: ‘The Bletchley Circle’ Miniseries (2012-2013)

Greetings all and sundry! Having taken some time from change in the weather cleaning and rearranging of furniture and minor yard improvements. My evenings have been taken up sporadically easing aching muscles while in search of worthwhile or better enterta8inment. With IFC (Independent Film Channel) and The Sundance Channel being tied up in summer fare. …

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Early 2014 TV Season: The Same Thing… Only Different!

Greetings all and sundry! After putting the Holiday and New Year season safely behind. I've taken some time to settle in behind the television to enjoy and occasionally dissect the latest offerings of the major stations. Any decent dissection is the natural offshoot of an in depth comparison and analysis in order to find a …

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10 reasons why BBC’s crime drama BROADCHURCH is a must-watch TV series

In light of the recent news of the remake of Broadchurch that I mentioned in last week's Five of the Fifth, here's why you should watch the original BBC series! I have not got around to seeing it myself but definitely will watch this at some point. SPECIAL THANKS to Dave W for his wonderful …

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ABC’s TOY STORY of TERROR – The only Halloween Special I’m excited for this month

Wahoo!! My favorite toy gang is back! Can you believe it that it's been 3 years since TOY STORY 3 was released? Well, that film made my top five of 2010, one of those rare movies that garners a full 5/5 score from moi. Now, I did have a small quibble about that film in …

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Musings on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot

Finally got around to watching this one as I missed the pilot on Tuesday. I was initially anticipating this but honestly, I kind of forgot about it for a while. You gotta hand it to Marvel studios in their shrewd strategy in marketing/releasing their films. The Avengers stands as the highest-grossing superhero blockbuster of all …

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