Tag: Martin Freeman

TV

Sherlock: The prodigal show returns

Now I love Sherlock just as much as the next person, and I would consider myself a Sherlockian without any shame, but after that abominable Christmas special last year there is no doubt that the Sherlock team needed to make season four start on a stronger note. It certainly managed to do that. Whilst we…

OldVenue, TV

Conan Doyle meets Inception

Sherlock fans from around the world waited in anticipation for the special New Year’s Day episode ‘The Abominable Bride’. Sherlock’s first new adventure since 2014’s series three finale ‘His Last Vow.’ We were teased for months with images of meerschaum pipes, Inverness capes, and of course the iconic deerstalker, but much of the storyline was…

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Fargo back to the 70s

Fargo has exploded back onto the small screen, and to say expectations were high is an understatement. After a surprisingly gripping and binge-able first series starring everyone’s favourite Hobbit, Martin Freeman, and the calmest psychopath to grace TV, Billy Bob Thornton’s Malvo, the bar was indeed set high for this anthology series which follows an…

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Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies is certainly an enjoyable ending to the trilogy, but it is not without some glaring flaws. The film is jammed with action and truly epic moments, which in IMAX 3D at 48fps looks astounding. Smaug’s destruction of Lake Town and the White Council’s showdown with Sauron are worth…

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Review: Fargo

“But I’ve already seen Fargo!” No you haven’t, shut up. Inspired by the film of the same name by the Coen brothers’ (who act as executive producers), this new FX show is brought to you by writer Noah Hawley. A loose adaptation of the film, Hawley picks and chooses from the original to create his…