Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sequencing: The Terminator (1984)

It’s over. The area is in flames, fragments of exploded truck strewn everywhere. The heroine and the hero embrace in relief, ecstatic that their love will now survive their fate. Suddenly they catch sight of shifting metal and see a nightmarish vision rise before them. The hunt is still on – and the hunter will absolutely not stop until Sarah Connor is dead. One of the most iconic images in a movie full of iconic images is the scene of the Terminator endoskeleton rising from the flames in a violent act of mechanical rebirth. Sarah Connor and Kyle Reese look…

Sequencing: The Terminator (1984)

First Contact: ‘The Bonding’ Season 3 Episode 5

FIRST CONTACT: ‘THE BONDING’ SEASON 3 EPISODE 5 In this week’s Star Trek: The Next Generation podcast retrospective, Andrew, Alex and James look back at season 3 episode ‘The Bonding’ An Enterprise away team is investigating an apparently uninhabited planet when disaster strikes and a big explosion goes off right in their faces. The team are successfully beamed up but Lieutenant Marla Aster is dead on arrival and Crusher can’t even be bothered trying to save her because she isn’t a series regular. Her son is now an orphan but luckily aliens want to adopt him and create a perfect…

First Contact: ‘The Bonding’ Season 3 Episode 5

The Garbage Podcast – Series IV Commentaries: Justice

In this edition of our continuing celebration of Series IV’s 25th anniversary, we talk about Justice for our latest commentary. If Series IV is perhaps the overlooked series, then this episode is the epitome of that, and is likely not to be the first to your mind when thinking of the series. Yet in terms of continuity and what it sets up, it will be important to the future of the show. What’s more, it’s a strong episode that takes a swift tour through various different episode types and themes, but one that get’s passed by when placed against favourites like Dimension…

The Garbage Podcast – Series IV Commentaries: Justice

Channel 27 News: Series XII Set Report – Episode 5

While it isn’t the final episode for Series XII, this week did see the final recording on a Friday night after the last minute changes to the final episode of the series. After a variety of different episode types and a string of interesting guest stars, just what would this penultimate edition hold for the show that would be seen for some considerable time? To find out, you can hear Alex’s thoughts and opinions from the recording in this spoiler free set report. DISCLAIMER: This is a spoiler free set report on the recording for episode 5 of Series XII. As per…

Channel 27 News: Series XII Set Report – Episode 5