HIS DARK MATERIALS SEASON 2 | TV Review

His Dark Materials has returned for a second season. Based on the second novel of the trilogy, The Subtle Knife, the second season expands the story beyond Lyra’s World. Lyra (Dafne Keen) and Will (Amir Wilson) have traveled through portals in their respective worlds and find themselves in a city only inhabited by children. The young pair… Continue reading HIS DARK MATERIALS SEASON 2 | TV Review

Review: HIS DARK MATERIALS SEASON 1 – A Dark Adaptation of an Excellent Book Series

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials Trilogy is an acclaimed, ambitious, and controversial series of young adult novels. The TV series was equally ambitious, being the most expensive British TV series ever made. In an alternative world that’s similar yet different to our own there is a young orphan called Lyra Belacqua (Dafne Keen). She lives… Continue reading Review: HIS DARK MATERIALS SEASON 1 – A Dark Adaptation of an Excellent Book Series

Review: DOCTOR WHO “It Takes You Away” – A Bold, Wacky and Somewhat Problematic Episode

Last week’s Doctor Who episode “The Witchfinders” was a return to a classic style story. “It Takes You Away” follows in that vein, turning a small story into something larger. The Doctor and her companions find themselves in modern-day Norway. They discover a blind girl, Hanna (Ellie Wallwork) is living alone. She states that her father… Continue reading Review: DOCTOR WHO “It Takes You Away” – A Bold, Wacky and Somewhat Problematic Episode