Category Archives: Reviews

Star Trek: What Are Little Girls Made Of?

We start this episode, What Are Little Girls Made Of?,  on a mission to reunite nurse Chapel with her former fiancé, Roger Corby.  Ok, maybe the mission was to see if anyone was alive on planet Exo III where Corby … Continue reading

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To the Last Man

If Torchwood has a failing as a show, it was that it never settled on a specific genre to work with, dabbling instead with every genre under the sun.  In To the Last Man, we have another time travel/ghost story.  But … Continue reading

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My Love Story!!

Some of the best series I have ever watched have been recommendations from friends. This one was suggested to me by Daz, who runs the nicest and happiest anime group on Facebook and also contributes reviews to this blog, and … Continue reading

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Another Episode 0

“The Other” The view from Igirisu: This OVA episode takes places before the main series but it is essential to watch it afterwards, as it gives away information about the nature of Mei’s relationship with Misaki (as will this article … Continue reading

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Chronoclasm

Series three comes to a conclusion with another time distorting adventure featuring our intrepid adventurers and Leela as they go up against season baddie, Mr. Payne.  But Payne is not the villain we think and he’s motivated by the greatest … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Mudd’s Women

The episode opens with the Enterprise in pursuit of a ship through an asteroid field.  It is not the Millennium Falcon!  I think this is the first time since we’ve had an episode that the crew was not already on … Continue reading

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Sleeper

I’m tired of the up and down quality of Torchwood.  We had a really action-packed episode just one story back, packed with silly mistakes, but then episode two comes in with a slower character piece that is intensely good.  It’s … Continue reading

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Shakugan no Shana: Season One

This is not the kind of series I often go for, but it was a good price in a second hand DVD shop so I thought it was worth a try. What tends to put me off this kind of … Continue reading

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“Stand by Oneself” The view from Igirisu: Watch this episode right to the very end. There’s a little coda after the end credits that shows Teshigawara and Mochizuki leaving a recording for future students. I think the only explanation for … Continue reading

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Swan Song

For those who have been following my ramblings about Jago and Litefoot, a series that has a distinct feel of the Great Detective, I feel the urge to go full on Sherlock.  “…if it should ever strike you that I … Continue reading

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