Go Go, Power Franchise! Revisiting POWER RANGERS

Craig McKenzie, in the wake of news about a brand new Power Rangers universe, revisits the franchise… Power Rangers is in the news once again with Hasbro hiring Jonathan Entwistle to head up a shared universe of film and TV adaptations of the franchise. Entwistle has said that he’s working on a “reboot universe” andContinue reading “Go Go, Power Franchise! Revisiting POWER RANGERS”

Series Retrospective: ALIAS – ‘Repercussions’ (3×05 – Review)

In 2018, we began a deep-dive TV review series looking at J.J. Abrams’ Alias, which ran from 2001-2006. Over the next year, we’ll be looking at Season Three’s 22-episode run in detail… Outside of Reunion, Repercussions probably stands as the least remarkable episode of Alias’ third season yet, operating as it does in the shadow ofContinue reading “Series Retrospective: ALIAS – ‘Repercussions’ (3×05 – Review)”

The Good, Bad & Ugly of Sci-Fi TV – BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25th CENTURY

In a new series looking at classic sci-fi TV, Jeff Fountain takes us back to the ’70s and forward four hundred years to look at Glen A. Larson’s disco classic, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century… It’s easy to look back at old sci-fi show’s from the 70’s and 80’s and laugh, brushing them off as silly, with poorContinue reading “The Good, Bad & Ugly of Sci-Fi TV – BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25th CENTURY”

Spider-Men… Spider-Men: The Tangled Web of the Multiverse

Craig McKenzie discusses the concept of the ‘Multiverse’ in comic book entertainment and how it might develop in the near future… Multiverses are swiftly becoming all the rage in genre film and TV. For those who aren’t immediately clear on what constitutes a multiverse, it can best be summed up as when a property holdsContinue reading “Spider-Men… Spider-Men: The Tangled Web of the Multiverse”

The Good, Bad & Ugly of Sci-Fi TV – Kenneth Johnson’s V

In a new series looking at classic sci-fi TV, Jeff Fountain takes us back on a near four decade journey through the various incarnations of Kenneth Johnson’s alien invasion drama, V… In 2020, television is enjoying another golden age. Network TV, once the king of the small screen, has now been pushed aside for the most partContinue reading “The Good, Bad & Ugly of Sci-Fi TV – Kenneth Johnson’s V”

New Horrified Article: HORROR IN THE BRITCOM – Victor Meldrew’s New Nightmare

New article for Horrified Magazine! Horrified is a new kid on the block but is producing some fine work in the realm of British horror, both in terms of analysis and original fiction, so I was delighted when the editor, Freddy, was keen on my pitch for a recurring series called ‘Horror in the Britcom’,Continue reading “New Horrified Article: HORROR IN THE BRITCOM – Victor Meldrew’s New Nightmare”

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF is exactly what we need right now

Precipitously timed as we head into deeper, restrictive Covid-19 measures in the U.K., The Great British Bake Off is a breath of fresh air. Yes, I’m a fan of this show, particularly in recent years. I didn’t get on with Mel & Sue generally but once they left, and the charming mixture of Noel FieldingContinue reading “THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF is exactly what we need right now”