Random ramblings on music and movies

Reviews and entertainment articles by Dave Simpson

The Orville – season one review

As a long-time Star Trek enthusiast, I was excited when it was announced that the franchise would be returning to television for the first time in twelve years last September … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Daredevil – season 2 review

Marvel’s man without fear is back for another thirteen episodes of crime fighting frolics following his much lauded debut on Netflix last year. Featuring the return of the core cast … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The X-Files revival review

It’s not easy being an X-Files fan. Fourteen long years have passed since the original series ended with Mulder and Scully on the run, leaving us wondering if the world really was doomed to … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Star Wars – New Novels Part I: Episodic Interludes

Continuing on from my commentary on new canon comics, I’m going to delve deeper into the revised continuity of the Star Wars saga by discussing the novels that have been helping to reconstruct its expanded … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

Star Wars – A commentary on new canon comics

It’s well-known by now that when Disney announced a new age of Star Wars stories, much of the established expanded universe went out the window. Whether you agreed, disagreed or were indifferent … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Adi Shankar’s Power/Rangers – a gift to the grown up fans

If you’ve ever wondered what a truly realistic take on Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers would look like, then you’re not going to get much closer than this fan film from … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM – series premiere review

After months of build up, Gotham – the highly anticipated new DC show charting the exploits of a young Jim Gordon – has finally made its debut on our television … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment