• TV Review: His Dark Materials

    The BBC and HBO team up to bring Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy drama to life, in the form of His Dark Materials. Rising from the ashes of the disappointing 2007 The Golden Compass (dir. Chris Weitz), this series directed by Tom Hooper is the realisation of everything fans could hope...
  • Life after Thrones: HBO

    Now that HBO (and TV’s) biggest show Game of Thrones has ended (amid a storm of fan backlash, we might add) many subscriptions to the esteemed cable channel are assumed to start dropping like flies. HBO’s solution? Invest in as much premium content as possible. It started earlier this...
  • How Game of Thrones is REALLY Going to End – Entertainment’s Wildest Theories

    The long-awaited finale of the insanely popular Game of Thrones is finally here – but how is it going to end? When it’s all over, who shall sit the Iron Throne? We here at Entertainment know everyone has their favourites, whether that’s Dany, or Jon, Sansa, or Tyrion, but when we considered these...
  • Trailer Watch – Game of Thrones, Season 5

    A common consensus for Game of Thrones is that it’s simply a show containing sex and violence, which, often times, it is. Yet, the incredible depth of story interwoven between these features is what has hooked fans since its opening season, with regicide, trials by combat, and dragons all being part of...
  • TV Review – The Leftovers, Season 1

    In over 40 years of existence, HBO has never wanted to make things easy. With The Leftovers, adapted from the novel by Tom Perrotta, it seems to willfully succumb to difficulty; this show is roughly sci-fi, roughly post-apocalyptic and roughly religious. Taking on that kind of toll is taking the risk of...
  • Penny Fantastic: Why You Should Watch Sky Atlantic’s Latest Import

    Showtime’s new gothic thriller Penny Dreadful is utterly excellent, and we’d like to thank the writers, The Sopranos, and the Academy. When the trailer for this show began to creep on to people’s television radars, a level of pessimism was only to be expected. Despite Sky Atlantic’s relative tendency to avoid...
  • TV Review – Game of Thrones, Season 4: Mid-Season Review (Spoilers)

    Can you believe it? We’re already halfway through Season 4 of Game of Thrones. In one month’s time, we’ll once again be waiting impatiently for our next nerdy fix in 2015. Still, we’re not there yet, and the next five episodes should be jaw-droppingly awesome – I’ve written down...