Posts

Showing posts from January, 2017

*SPOILERS* Sherlock - The Six Thatchers Review

Image
It’s safe to say that the past few weeks have caused an emotional whirlwind for Sherlockians everywhere, and today, I feel as though it is finally safe to start discussing the series, spoilers and all. Starting on New Year’s Day, Mark Gatiss’ and Steven Moffat’s brainchild that is Sherlock, made its way back to our screens with an explosive start of Season Four.
Starting with bolts of brotherly humour between Sherlock and Mycroft, the series ignored its Christmas Special, ‘The Abominable Bride’, and was situated straight after the end of series three. Although there was a desperate attempt to refer back to ‘His Last Vow’, which graced our screens around three years ago, all links felt a bit lost, unless you had recently re-watched the previous series, which of course I hadn’t had time to do.
Titled ‘The Six Thatchers’, playing homage to Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘The Adventure of the Six Napoleons’, the episode had a high number of expectations and hopes to live up to, and I think many would…

Breaking Bad Review (No Spoilers)

Image
Despite its copious amounts of exceptional reviews, it's forever increasing popularity and it's constant mentioning within modern society, for me, Breaking Bad was never a show that I had wanted to see. In my head, I couldn’t help but picture it as another typical American production centred on drugs, which almost guaranteed empty characters, poor scripting, lack of originality and an undeniable glamorisation of drugs, and as a result, I avoided it like the plague for as long as humanly possible.
Now, let’s fast-forward a few years to today, when, after constant nagging by my friends, I have finally completed a marathon of the show. Although I am nine years late to the party, it’s safe to say that Breaking Bad is hands down one of the greatest shows I have ever seen, and I am beyond glad that I had the opportunity to binge watch it within a couple of weeks.

Centred around the mundane life of Chemistry teacher Walter White, the world as he knows it is turned upside down when he…