Last week saw the release of Star Trek ‘we couldn’t come up with a decent title for this film’. I went to see it on the weekend and here’s some brief thoughts (with no spoilers for those who haven’t seen it yet).
- I thought it was very good. Not Avengers-good, but still highly enjoyable.
- Two good Star Trek films in a row. Surely a first?
- The interplay between the characters, especially Kirk, Spock and McCoy, is great, probably the best … More
This isn’t so much a ‘what we’re watching’ as a ‘what we were watching recently’ post. Last month the HBO show Girls finished its second season, and will be returning for a third season next year. Since it came on the air the show has attracted a lot of attention and endless articles in the press and online (probably far out of proportion to the actual viewing figures – such is the way when granola-eating Guardian readers like me write … More
In a city full of vampires, trouble never sleeps.
At the tender age of 27, Merit became a sword-wielding vampire. Since then, she’s become the protector of her House, watched Chicago nearly burn to the ground, and seen her Master fall and rise. Now she’ll see her mettle – and her metal – tested like never before.
These are my top ten films of 2012, based on UK release dates. Feel free to mock my choices mercilessly. Films that just missed the cut included Amour, Looper, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia and The Dark Knight Rises.
10. The Muppets
You may laugh but . . . Bret McKenzie’s songs, Amy Adams AND Rashida Jones, Smells Like Teen Spirit as done by a Muppet barbershop quartet, Jim Parsons being funnier in one moment than in six years of The … More
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It’s the second of our new weekly feature, What We’re Watching Wednesday. Our launch peice last week on The Big Bang Theory sparked some debate around the office, and we thought it only fair to show two sides to the story. This week, Charlie tells us how he absolutely did not learn to love The Big Bang Theory.
A lot of people seem to like The Big Bang Theory, it’s one of the more popular TV comedies of recent times. Some … More