Category Archives: showbusiness

New CTV Show Not So New After All

The Detail I was looking forward to this series because it was going to be groundbreaking: two female police detectives with a female as their boss. After about four episodes, I began to see a familiar pattern. Where had I … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After?

Once Upon A Time – Season 7 Finale All fairy tales start with the words “Once upon a time” and end with “They lived happily ever after”. After seven years, Once Upon A Time came to its series conclusion. Being … Continue reading

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The Devil’s in the Detail(s)

Lucifer Popular television shows and graphic novels account for the recent revival of the Devil in the form of Lucifer. He is the ‘light bringer’ and as such shows up in Enoch as Samael, the leader of the guardian angels … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of…

Book Club I suppose that the proliferation of these monthly get-togethers must have been started by Oprah’s book club segments on her show. Now they’ve taken on a life of their own. We went to see this movie last night, … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Beholder’s Eye

I Feel Pretty I wonder: was someone afraid to call this movie “I’m Beautiful”? Because there’s no doubt in my mind that Amy Schumer is beautiful. And she’s a brilliant actress. Not once during this film event did I feel … Continue reading

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(XXX) 555-1212

Directory Assistance While watching the return of Elementary last night I was reminded of the way we used to make directory enquiries. The specific sequence in the show involved a list of telephone numbers that a mobile had received before … Continue reading

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Unforgotten Actors Get Second Chance

Unforgotten If you’ve watched PBS’ Masterpiece Mystery! recently, you would have seen this latest ‘cold case’ TV show from the BBC. From the first season, here are the names and faces of some of the senior guest stars. Tom Courtney … Continue reading

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