“Walking Dead” season 3

I am not sure when it happened exactly, since zombies still scared the proverbial out of me, but thanks to my housemate, who is a devoted viewer of The Walking Dead, I have begun to appreciate what a cleverly constructed drama it is. Like many genre shows such as Star Continue Reading

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RIP Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith died today, aged 86 at his home on Roanoke Island, North Carolina. A man who embodied the very essence of the southern gentleman, chambering and captivating audiences over a 50 year career that included stints on Broadway, in film and of course on television. It was on television Continue Reading

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“Grimm” debuts second season art

With Grimm returning a little earlier than usual to the American broadcast schedule on August 13 as NBC tries to capitalise on its Olympics coverage, it makes sense that they have released the second season artwork which displays our heroes in all their dancing-on-the dark-side-of-fairytales glory. With another Lost alum Continue Reading

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First impressions: “Veep”

  This is one seriously funny show. Leaving aside the fact that saying this show’s name makes me feel like I am the Roadrunner about to sprint off from my hapless Foe, Wile E. Coyote one more time in a Looney Tunes cartoon – which I must hasten to add Continue Reading

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“Minuscule” heads to the big screen

One of the delights of the small spaces between programs on the Australian national broadcaster ABC’s schedule are small bite-sized cartoons by a French company, Ikon Productions. Their series, Minuscule, features short usually humorous interplays between various computer-generated 3D insects set against the idyllic backdrop of rural France. The insects Continue Reading

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