Category Archives: review

Bad television is for life, not just for Christmas

When I were a lad Christmas telly were the best viewing of the year.   They showed big films.  They made new episodes of the great comedies and the stars gave up their holiday evenings simply for our entertainment.  Admittedly, sometimes it … Continue reading

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The 3 minute review Number 1 – cirque de celebrite

The rather informative Rob Buckley blog in reviewing new telly programmes waits until the third (or later) episode before running a balanced and considered review.  Such devotion to standards is inappropriate for the type of tat I’ll consider so in an … Continue reading

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David Peace review link – a pedant writes

This will possibly only be of interest to blue_condition but is passed on for what it is worth.  The new David Peace novel, The Damned Utd, is reviewed in today’s Scotland on Sunday.  The review contains errors about Peace’s previous … Continue reading

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