“We have to go back” to Lost The 2000s have been considered one of the golden ages of television, and rightly so. A new wave of creator-driven, emotionally-investing, compelling and, above all, high-quality dramas. Think about it, between 2000-2010 we had: The Wire, The Sopranos, Friday Night Lights, Mad Men and Breaking Bad. They all started in this decade, and they were […]


Analytical Thinking The old saying goes that ‘your school days are the best of your life’. Well… what were yours like? What do you remember most? Were they actually great? If you stop to think about it, it’s actually kinda depressing. I’m sorry to break it to you, but school, which finishes when you’re about 18, is your peak. It’s all downhill […]

Saved by the Bell


The Birth of the Batman The rumours are true. I pretty much have every Batman comic that is considered current canon, so you could consider me a fan. For OneDayRetro, I’ve decided to run through each of and retro review everything one-by-one. What better place to start than with the one graphic novel that you are pretty much guaranteed see in the Top […]

Batman: Year One

Re-entering the Matrix 17 years on “You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.” The immortal words of Morpheus which tipped Thomas A Anderson (sorry, Neo) towards a life of eating gloop/Tasty Wheat and fighting computer code. They laid the way to a spectacular and difficult future, a world […]

The Matrix


The One with the FRIENDS Forever We all know Friends. The classic sit-com is one of the few pieces of television that has truly become part of people’s cultural identity. How many of us still instinctively clap along during “I’ll Be There for You”? Ross, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Phoebe and Monica were as good as real friends. For 10 years […]