Television Archives - Massive Magazine

TV streaming: The Deuce – HBO

October 9, 2017 0

The Deuce – Season 1, Episode 1 — Pictured: James Franco. CR: Paul Schiraldi/HBODavid Simon’s The Wire has become legendary television, the Baltimore set series offering a humanistic portrayal of the gang members, drug addicts, cops and politicians that populate [Read More]

TV streaming: Top of the Lake – China Girl

September 25, 2017 0

  By Paul Berrington While this second series of Jane Campion’s crime drama Top of the Lake doesn’t quite match the exceptional first series, it’s still a compellingly original mystery that’s miles away from the predictability of most shows within [Read More]

TV streaming: Ozark – Season 1 (Netflix)

September 11, 2017 0

By Paul Berrington After a money laundering operation goes murderously wrong, Chicago-based financial adviser Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) is forced into a dangerous scheme to save his family by relocating to Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri and continuing to work [Read More]

TV streaming: Game of Thrones – Season 7

August 14, 2017 0

By Paul Berrington The final season of the most popular show on the planet has given us more in terms of plot over the first three episodes than it has done since the infamous Red Wedding in Season Three. Battles [Read More]

TV streaming: GLOW

July 31, 2017 0

By Paul Berrington It’s the mid-80s and a group of women – some failed actors, others simply looking for a foot in the door, are hired for a new television series offering campy wrestling and bad skits. Working under the [Read More]

TV streaming: Twin Peaks – Season 3

July 17, 2017 0

By Paul Berrington Set 25 years after the original events, Season three of cult television series Twin Peaks could have played out as cringe inducing nostalgia. Yet for the most part, this continuum successfully avoids sentimentality and offers enough originality [Read More]

TV streaming: The Handmaid’s Tale – Season 1

May 22, 2017 0

By Paul Berrington It’s a truly formidable task adapting one of the most influential works of speculative fiction, Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale. This dystopian masterpiece, like much of the author’s writing, has never translated to the [Read More]

TV streaming: The Leftovers – Season 3

May 8, 2017 0

By Paul Berrington Beginning three years after the ‘Sudden Departure’, an event in which the simultaneous disappearance of 2 per cent of the world’s population occurred – roughly 140 million that is – The Leftovers has concentrated more on character [Read More]