Category Archives: Entertainment

Something Borrowed

I think any series totally bereft of comedy cannot sustain and we’ve had two very heavy episodes of Torchwood in a row.   The chuckles during those death-centric episodes are minor at best.  Then we come to Something Borrowed and things change.  … Continue reading

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The Sacred Blacksmith

This was another impulse buy at a reasonable price in a second hand DVD shop. It’s not the kind of anime I normally watch very much, as swords and sorcery isn’t really my thing, but I sometimes get these in … Continue reading

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The A-Team: Mexican Slayride

On 16th March 1984, “my” Doctor regenerated. He collapsed in the TARDIS, and a new man sat up in his place. I didn’t like him. After another four episodes that ended the season, I really didn’t like him. He was … Continue reading

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Nagato 6: Over the Obento

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Over the Obento. The view from 5930 miles away: The title of this episode is Over the Obento, and for anyone who doesn’t realise what that means an … Continue reading

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Tacoma

As I’ve said before, I’m a big fan of the video game platform Steam.  It’s my go-to for all games.  But Epic Games has been doing some really impressive things since Covid kicked in and one of those things is … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Cage

You know what I realized a full day after watching the Star Trek pilot episode, The Cage?  No one died.  I mean, no one.  The closest we get to an death is Bobby Barbarian who gets a sword to the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Death

Last week I mentioned how Torchwood is not a series “burdened” by joy.  To be clear, I mean it’s not a show that is often very happy, so it’s very suited to darker storytelling, certainly more than its parent series, … Continue reading

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Shomin Sample

The premise for Shomin Sample is relatively simple and completely ridiculous. That might sound like a criticism but it isn’t really. Realism has never been anywhere near the top of my list when it comes to entertainment. That’s what we … Continue reading

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Planet of the Apes

There are a few gaps in my sci-fi knowledge, and it’s about time I filled them. OK, I’ve been browbeaten by some friends into filling them, but either way I felt it was time to finally take the plunge and … Continue reading

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Nagato 5: Her Melancholy

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Her Melancholy. The view from 5930 miles away: Misunderstandings are the meat and drink of romantic comedies, but it is rare to see one resolved so quickly. It … Continue reading

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