Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Review – Teenage Turtles Indeed

Seth Rogen’s recent track record with comic book adaptations speaks for itself. The Boys (2019-) is one of the best comic book media out there right now, and  while I didn’t love Invincible (2021-), it has more good things going for it than bad. However, both of those feature decidedly adult content, whereas Teenage Mutant … Read more

Disney’s Haunted Mansion Review – A Surprisingly Welcome Revival

Let me start off by saying that I have no attachment to Disney’s Haunted Mansion franchise whatsoever. I have not seen the original movie, I have not seen the Muppets special, and I have not been on the Disneyland ride. In fact, the closest I ever got to caring about the IP was when I … Read more

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Review

Spider-man is about as near and dear to my heart as any fictional character has ever been. While I love a lot of the live action outings, especially Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, none have captured the spirit of the web-slinger more than 2018’s immaculate Into the Spider-verse. When I found out a sequel was … Read more

Review: Inside No.9 – Season 8, Episode 4 – “Love is a Stranger”

Inside No. 9 - Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

A serial killer on the prowl discards a body on a wasteland in Kettering. These chilling revelations filter through a radio as Vicky (Claire Rushbrook) prepares for a date. Someone at her door, in black leather gloves, rings the intercom for her door. Number 9. Vicky meets Edgar (Matthew Horne), a landscape gardener. Palm Date … Read more

Review: Inside No. 9 – Season 8, Episode 2 – “Mother’s Ruin”

Edward and Harry - Inside No.9.

Spoilers ahead for this review of Inside No.9. In the dead of night, Edward (Reece Shearsmith) enters a lavish suburban bungalow rather clumsily. As he sends kitchen cutlery clattering, his dippy brother Harry (Steve Pemberton) rings the bell. The property belongs to their late mother, Annie. Since her death, the bungalow has remained untouched. The new … Read more

Review – The Last Of Us Season 1, Episode 9 – “Look for the Light”

Joel and Ellie - The Last Of Us.

Spoilers from the outset for this finale review of HBO’s adaptation of The Last Of Us. The season finale opens with Anna, Ellie’s biological mother, being chased into a house by unseen infected. An original character only referenced in dialogue during the Left Behind DLC (Episode 7 for a recap), Anna is portrayed by the actress who provided voice … Read more