TV

TV

Das Boot

I first saw the original 1981 Wolfgang Petersen version of Das Boot on TV sometime in the late 80s. But it wasn’t until a 1998...

Films, TV

The Not-Live BAFTA Awards

In 2002, Ant and Dec remade the famous “No Hiding Place” episode of...

Netflix Original Films 2019, TV

Close

Finding something new to watch on Netflix can be incredibly hit or miss. I’ve mentioned before that I think Netflix’s marketing...

Sport, TV

Sports TV: UK v US

Yesterday evening, UK time, the NFL championship games took place, deciding which teams will contest the Super Bowl. I have an on/off...

TV

Netflix’s UK Drama Originals

One of the issues that Netflix has to face is how it can satisfy all its users in every country around the world. If you set up in France,...

Internet, TV

Is Bandersnatch the Future of Television?

No. No, it’s not. Bandersnatch is the recently released episode of Black Mirror from Charlie Brooker available on Netflix. It takes...

Sport, TV

Eleven Sports in the UK Reported to be in Trouble

I wrote something on Twitter about this, but thought I’d elaborate a little here too. There was something of a shake-up in rights...

TV

Sporting Value

The new Premier League season is well under way, and it’s at this time of year that the big sports TV players tend to gather up their...

TV

Succession

I’ve been keenly awaiting Succession for a while. It comes from Jesse Armstrong who created Peep Show and more recently has done a...

TV

Virgin Media and UKTV (And ITV) – Continuation

On my commute to work this morning, I saw a digital outdoor sign advertising a programme on Yesterday. I can’t recall the programme,...