The Evolution of the Anthology Series – True Detective, Fargo and The Night Of

While serialised drama has indeed become a landmark for television drama, with such examples as The Sopranos and Breaking Bad taking the spotlight for the silver screen, the creation and evolution of a particular format has started to become more prevalent over the years: the limited 'miniseries' and the anthology series. An anthology series features … Continue reading The Evolution of the Anthology Series – True Detective, Fargo and The Night Of

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The Sopranos and The Wire: The Television Shows That Defined Modern American Drama

In recent years, there has been an exponential rise in the availability and general quality of American dramas, from Netflix’s original series to the collection of HBO’s finest. The serialised drama has continued to flourish with creativity, exemplified by the likes of Breaking Bad and Westworld, and a new format of drama has emerged, the … Continue reading The Sopranos and The Wire: The Television Shows That Defined Modern American Drama

Creative Writing Update – 2018 Project in the Works

2018 has proven to be a very productive and creative year as a writer so far. While there have been moments where it has been difficult and challenging, both mentally and physically, it has also been rewarding. This year has motivated me to continue writing creatively and finding new ways to tell a narrative, despite … Continue reading Creative Writing Update – 2018 Project in the Works

True Detective Season 1 Review – Crime Drama at its Best

After approximately four years since the release of the first season of HBO's critically acclaimed anthology crime drama, True Detective, it has become one of the most beloved and cherished by fans of the genre for its experimentation, precision and expertise in the medium of television. At the surface level, this is a conventional police … Continue reading True Detective Season 1 Review – Crime Drama at its Best

True Detective and Game of Thrones Scheduled for 2019

As HBO's line-up for 2018 continues to expand and develop, there have been noticeable dramas left behind under Casey Bloy's influence for the following year, leaving some fans disappointed and questioning the current shows to air this year. Even after the underappreciated and heavily criticised second season, True Detective has been an interesting topic for … Continue reading True Detective and Game of Thrones Scheduled for 2019

Moonlight Review – An Emotional Masterclass 

Winner of three Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Moonlight follows the emotional, visceral journey of Chiron at three stages of his life. There are layers of depth, constantly asking challenging questions of the audience, which keeps on adding to the voice and tone of this film. It is as much a representation of masculine identities … Continue reading Moonlight Review – An Emotional Masterclass 

Daredevil Season 1 Review 

This review contains mild spoilers. Twelve years since the original adaptation of Daredevil, this Netflix original season provides a gritty, violent and realistic aesthetic to the character. Telling the story of Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer with superhuman senses, this television drama focus heavily on his life both professionally as a lawyer and personally as … Continue reading Daredevil Season 1 Review