Category Archives: Reviews

Nekromanteia

Maybe I’m becoming too old fashioned and a bit cynical in my old age.  I remember when these CD’s would show up on my doorstep and I’d be super excited to listen to each one.   I’m not saying I’m not … Continue reading

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The Prisoner: A. B. and C.

It’s early days but things seem to be settling down into a formula. Each week we have a new Number Two, who tries a new scheme to get Number Six to answer questions. This episode the question is slightly different, … Continue reading

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Orphan 55

Why do I watch Doctor Who? What is it about it that makes me keep watching? Why has it been my favourite television show for the vast majority of my life? It’s a very hard question to answer, because there … Continue reading

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When They Cry Rei

This is the third series in the When They Cry franchise and finally sees the characters move on from Rika’s original time looped trap. Sadly it’s only five episodes long, so there is little time to enjoy seeing the characters … Continue reading

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Erased Episode 2

“Palm of the Hand” The view from Igirisu: This week we get the debut of the opening and closing title sequences and the first outing for the fabulous ending music. Both sequences are metaphorical rather than literal, with the ending … Continue reading

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The Man Who Never Was

The Sarah Jane Adventures comes to an end, not with a bang, but with a soft, silly story perfectly capturing the spirit of the show.  The series was chock full of strong episodes but the overall idea behind it was a … Continue reading

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The Prisoner: The Chimes of Big Ben

I presume at this point there’s going to be a different Number Two every episode, and it’s not just a chronic case of actors getting ill or something. Seeing a British television series from the 1960s is such a delight … Continue reading

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