I delved deeper into the first season of ‘Humans’, and got even more attached to sweet, precious androids.Read more "SOPHIE WATCHES: Humans, 1.02 & 1.03 (2015)"
I watched the first episode of ‘Humans’ and got utterly engrossed. So did my friend.Read more "SOPHIE WATCHES: Humans, 1.01 ‘Episode One’ (2015)"
What could have been a onenote sci-fi / action romp is instead elevated by a sub-plot involving a character so operatically offbeat, so comfortable in his idiosyncrasies, that he offers a welcome distraction from the tedium of yet another generic monsters-in-space offering. David the egocentric synthetic steals the show and defies the odds, to make ‘Alien Covenant’ one of the most unexpectedly memorable sci-fi blockbusters in recent times.Read more "The delightful absurdity of ‘Alien Covenant’"
In the many exchanges between characters in Malinda Lo’s novels ‘Adaptation’ (2012) and ‘Inheritance’ (2013), rather than shy away from labelling, the narrative embraces specific terminology in order to promote conversation – for both its characters and its readers.Read more "Spotlight: Specificity of Identity, and Bisexuality in Malinda Lo’s ‘Adaptation’ & ‘Inheritance’"
Fans of Supergirl have had many reasons for being excited this past month since its second season premiered at its new home on The CW. Those who had wondered throughout season one if Superman would ever show up on his cousin’s show finally got their question answered when the Man of Steel made a guest appearance in the first two return episodes. But there was another cause for excitement …Read more "‘Supergirl’ takes steps in diversifying on-screen representation"
STARTED AT THE TOP, NOW WE’RE– … well, right back where we started, actually. Remember how the show started with CAROLINE and ADELLE DEWITT conversing over tea in a meeting room within the Dollhouse? Well this episode throws back to that scene, and shows us what was said in the minutes leading up to that part of the conversation.Read more "Dollhouse (2009) re-watch 1.07 ‘Echoes’"
When writing about previous episodes of the show, I have been asking a lot of questions: about the Dollhouse as an organisation, about the wider world’s knowledge and awareness of it, and about how it fits into society. Now with ‘Man On The Street’, we finally get some answers about that world in which the Dollhouse exists.Read more "Dollhouse (2009) re-watch 1.06 ‘Man on the Street’"