Your next box set: John from Cincinnati

A piece for the Guardian G2’s ‘Your next box set’ column about the US TV show John from Cincinnati. “‘The end is near,’ says mysterious stranger John in the opening scenes of John from Cincinnati. His words are prophetic, as this under-appreciated show from David Milch (creator of Deadwood and Luck) only lasted 10 episodes. […]

Your next box set: Boomtown

An article for the Guardian’s G2 column ‘Your next box set’ on the US TV show Boomtown. “London has got the Thames, Paris has got the Seine, LA has got a concrete drainage ditch.” That’s our introduction to Boomtown, a city that rises out of the California dust in the opening sequence of this short-lived […]

Fringe – TV show review

The new TV show from Lost creator JJ Abrams has been touted as the next X-Files, but can Dunham and Bishop ever replace Mulder and Scully? FBI Special Agents investigating unexplained events? So far, so X-Files. It’s inevitable that Fringe, the new TV show from Lost and Alias creator JJ Abrams, will be compared with […]