Studio Ghibli Films: A Balm for (Lockdown) Stress

Studio Ghibli Films: A Balm for (Lockdown) Stress

I love Studio Ghibli films: I was converted after one film and each film I watch only confirms my love for them. But I've not managed to see very many because I'm not usually in the right mood. They're quiet, slower paced and often you'll find that very little actually happens in them. I also [...]

Doctor Who Reviewed | 12.9 & 12.10 Ascension of the Cybermen/The Timeless Children

Doctor Who Reviewed | 12.9 & 12.10 Ascension of the Cybermen/The Timeless Children

~Spoilers ahead! ~ 12.9 & 12.10 Ascension of the Cybermen/The Timeless Children - Chris Chibnall Story & Review I usually consider two-parters as one story - I was waiting for The Timeless Children to air before writing my thoughts down but this felt like two distinct episodes that were conveniently connected by their ending. Ascension [...]

Doctor Who Reviewed | 12.8 The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Doctor Who Reviewed | 12.8 The Haunting of Villa Diodati

~Spoilers ahead! ~ 12.8 The Haunting of Villa Diodati - Maxine Alderton Story & Review After last week's frustrations, I was ready for this episode to start off promising and to fail in its latter half, reflecting most of the Chibnall-era episodes. I was surprised to find that it was the opposite and I enjoyed [...]

DW Reviewed | 12.4 Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror

DW Reviewed | 12.4 Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror

~Spoilers ahead! ~ 12.4 Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror - Nina Metivier Story & Review Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror opens with the man himself, appealing to a crowd of potential funders for his next big project: generating electricity using hydropower. This doesn't go well and soon things get worse as his lab is attacked [...]