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The Walking Dead s02e09: Triggerfinger

The Walking Dead s02e09: Triggerfinger

A review by C J Dee Director: Billy Gierhart Writer: David Johnson Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Chandler Riggs, Steven Yeun, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, IronE Singleton, Melissa McBride, Scott Wilson, Lauren Cohan, Emily Kinney, Michael Zegen Running time: 43 minutes Rating: ★★★☆☆ 3/5 [Spoiler alert — review includes a synopsis

Doctor Who s02e05: Rise of the Cybermen

Doctor Who s02e05: Rise of the Cybermen

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: Graeme Harper Writers: Tom MacRae, Kit Pedler (characters: “Cybermen”), Stars: David Tennant, Billie Piper, Camille Coduri The TARDIS goes out of control because the Time Vortex ceases to exist. Later in this story, the Doctor (Tennant) changes that to ‘we fell through a crack in time’. The Doctor immediately gives up on the TARDIS, saying she’s

The Strain s01e01: Night Zero

The Strain s01e01: Night Zero

A review by Nalini Haynes Director:  Guillermo del Toro Writers: Guillermo del Toro (creator, teleplay, novels), Chuck Hogan (creator, teleplay, novels) Stars: Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mía Maestro, Sean Astin Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 ‘Night Zero‘ begins with all as normal; an aerplane heads to New York from Berlin while Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll) rushes, late, to a family counselling session and Abraham Setrakian

The Walking Dead S02E08: Nebraska

The Walking Dead S02E08: Nebraska

A review by C J Dee Director: Clark Johnson Writer: Evan T Reilly Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Chandler Riggs, Steven Yeun, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, IronE Singleton, Melissa McBride, Scott Wilson, Lauren Cohan, Emily Kinney Other notable appearances: Michael Raymond-James, Aaron Munoz Running time: 43 minutes Rating: ★★★★☆ 4/5 ‘Nebraska’

Most Epic Nerf War in History by The Racka Racka

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of The Racka Racka, some guys in Adelaide, Australia, doing us proud with their amazing and hilarious videos. ‘The Most Epic Nerf War in History’ should win the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation Short Form. Just sayin’. The Racka Racka fans will have seen Ronald McDonald’s

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

A review by Nalini Haynes Director: Harald Zwart Writers: Jessica Postigo (screenplay), Cassandra Clare (novel) Stars: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Lena Headey, Aidan Turner Watch this if you liked: Buffy, Vampire Diaries season 1, Golden Compass Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars I’ve never read the books by Cassandra Clare so I came to the City of Bones movie as a newbie, completely ignorant

Allies and Assassins by Justin Somper

Allies and Assassins by Justin Somper

A review by Elizabeth Manthos The Prince is dead! Prince Anders, the ruler of Archenfield, a small principality, has been murdered, leaving his younger brother and heir, Jared, to assume the throne. Sixteen-year-old Jared feels unprepared to rule the principality and his powerful and dangerous court, yet he knows that he can rely on the

Orphan Black s01e03: Variation under nature

Orphan Black s01e03: Variation under nature

A review by Nalini Haynes Creators: John Fawcett, Graeme Manson Stars: Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris Watch this if you like: thrillers, SF and mystery arcs in a TV series Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 My first review of this series was Orphan Black s01e01: Natural Selection; if you don’t want episodes 1 and 2 spoilt, don’t read the review for episode 3,

The Walking Dead s02e07: Pretty Much Dead Already

The Walking Dead s02e07: Pretty Much Dead Already

A review by C J Dee Director: Michelle MacLaren Writer: Scott M. Gimple Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Chandler Riggs, Steven Yeun, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, IronE Singleton, Melissa McBride, Scott Wilson, Lauren Cohan Running time: 43 minutes Rating: ★★★☆☆ 3/5 [Spoilers, Sweetie — review includes a synopsis of the episode]