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Westworld season 2 episode 1 review: 10 Miles of Bloodshed

Westworld season one should have been a slam dunk. A mystery box show at a time when such stories were only just coming back into vogue, and the tale of a robot uprising just as the public paranoia about artificial intelligence was hitting a middle stage, Westworld had enough talent and ideas behind it to...

Marvel’s Runaways review

When something becomes as ubiquitous as superheroes are on the big and small screens, it’s only a matter of time before every genre under the sun has its own version of the same characters, tropes and narrative conventions. Last year we had Deadpool and Logan offering us R-rated comedy and western, respectively, and the MCU...

Doctor Who: Ravenous 1 review

The Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) is back, and all you need to know is the action continues from the finale of the previous set of four boxsets, Doom Coalition. At the end of that series, the Doctor and companion Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) were about to set out on a quest for missing (possibly dead)...

Doctor Who Short Trips 8.03 review – The Turn Of The Screw

After a quick schedule shuffle, the latest Doctor Who Short Trip release is an Eddie Robson penned tale featuring Warrant Officer Charlie Sato, a member of the UNIT team who guard ‘The Vault’. First created for the Companion Chronicles range, Charlie Sato is voiced by Jee Yee Tso who may be more familiar to fans...

Doctor Who: The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 4 review

This month’s volume of The Third Doctor Adventures is a real fan pleaser, finally providing the dynamic Third Doctor his own clash with the Cybermen, as well as serving up a bout with another old adversary too. Rise Of The New Humans After the Doctor and Jo are called in investigate an apparent suicide, they...

Torchwood 19 – The Death Of Captain Jack review

After a six month break, which saw the launch of the Torchwood: Aliens Among Us series, a new run of monthly Torchwood releases from Big Finish began with the return of an old adversary. Before Captain Jack Harkness became Torchwood’s brooding immortal hero, we saw him as Doctor Who’s reformed temporal con man. Earlier than that,...

The Good Karma Hospital: season 2 episode 3 review

“Today all good citizens let go of past sadness & embrace new beginnings. So basically it’s a chance to put all the bad stuff behind us & start again.” Episode 3 of The Good Karma Hospital begins with Dr Ruby Walker preparing to set off alone, ostensibly to run a mobile clinic at a local...

The Omega Factor series 3 review

In this third set of four stories for the Omega Factor range, Big Finish continues the menace from the second set, while allowing the central characters Dr Anne Reynolds (Louise Jameson) and Adam Dean (John Dorney) time to take their own stories forward. The listener is in the position of knowing a lot more about...