Entertainment

The Filipino Channel

In 2004, The Filipino Channel was finally available in Europe, ten years after it had launched in the United States. I was one of the first to subscribe (the fourth in the UK, I believe) even […]

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Too Many Heroes?

It started with Smallville. I watched every episode of all ten seasons and when the show ended in 2011 I needed another superhero to fill the void it had left in my TV schedule. Luckily, […]

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Gattaca (1997)

Last semester, I took Bioethics as one of my courses. For a week’s assignment, the class was asked to watch the sci-fi film, Gattaca, and then write our thoughts on it. The following is what […]

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My TV History

The way we watch television – where, when and how – has certainly changed over the last 40 years in the UK. I am old enough to remember there being only four channels and the […]

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Mysterious Cities of Gold

There were a lot of children’s TV programmes in the 80s that I was passionate about, including Storybook International and Dungeons and Dragons. Today, I’m going to talk about another great children’s series: Mysterious Cities […]

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My Top 5 US Shows

It’s trivia time tonight. Here are my current Top 5 TV shows from the US: 1. 24. This show never fails to deliver. It’s the most addictive and thrilling series on air, with gripping plots […]

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Dungeons & Dragons DVD Boxset

When I started collecting DVDs back in November 1998, one of my biggest wishes was for the powers-that-be to release Dungeons & Dragons – my all-time favourite cartoon series – on this exciting format. Even […]