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  • 'Alan Partridge'
    DVD review: 'Alan Partridge'
    Though Steve Coogan might have a modicum of name recognition in America, he is very well known in his native England. His most-beloved character is a cocky radio personality named Alan Partridge.Let's explore the character's feature film...
  • The Saint: Set 2, DVD Review
    'The Saint: Set 2' DVD Review
    Simon Dutton is the Saint. He plays the suave and debonair Simon Templar. Templar is the one who can handle all kinds of deals. He mostly helps those in need against those who deal in greed. In other words, Simon Templar is what some would call a...
  • A Horseman Riding By, DVD Review
    'A Horseman Riding By' DVD Review
    Paul Craddock (Nigel Havers) has returned to England after fighting in the Boer War. He was wounded and eventually discharged from the service. Paul picked up the Shallowford House in Devon for a nice price. It had become run down over the years...
  • Above Suspicion Complete Collection, DVD Review
    'Above Suspicion Complete Collection' DVD Review
    A young rookie detective by the name of Anne Travis (Kelly Reilly) is wanting to show her superiors that she is up for the job. You see the problem is the precinct is an old fashioned male oriented place to work. Anne has a rough time in the...
  • Lovejoy: Series 4, DVD Review
    'Lovejoy: Series 4' DVD Review
    Lovejoy (Ian McShane) is always getting himself into some interesting situations. He is an art collector of sorts who is walking the thin line between breaking the law and being an upstanding citizen. As Lovejoy gets involved in these mysteries he...
  • Midsomer Murders: Series 13, DVD Review
    'Midsomer Murders: Series 13' DVD Review
    Midsomer County is one of the loveliest places in England that you could ever see. There is just one problem there seems to be some of the most interesting murders that take place in the quaint villages of this enjoyable place. When there is a...
  • Midsomer Murders, Series 12 DVD Review
    'Midsomer Murders, Series 12' DVD Review
    DCI Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) and Detective Sargent Ben Jones (Jason Hughes) are once again working the villages of Midsomer County. If you were to look at the villages from the outside you would think that nothing sinister ever happens in this...
  • Prince Charles furious over BBC documentary cancellation blowback
    Prince Charles furious: BBC pulls show on royals with blowback aimed at Charles
    The BBC’s decision to cancel their scheduled airing of a special about the royal family has left Prince Charles furious over the media fall-out due to that decision. The BBC is delaying the special due to “a number of issues, including...
  • 'Agatha Christie's Poirot, Complete Cases Collection' DVD Review
    'Agatha Christie's Poirot, Complete Cases Collection' DVD Review
    For the last 25 years, David Suchet has entertained us as the Belgian detective Poirot. Poirot is, shall we say, clumsy at times. He is the persistent detective who once he believes he's right about a case will go to all means to unravel the...
  • James Nesbitt
    Starz series 'The Missing' renewed for Season 2
    Starz has renewed limited series "The Missing" for Season 2, the cable network announced Tuesday, Dec. 16. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the second season of eight episodes will feature a new case, characters and location.The...
  • Upstairs, Downstairs: The Ultimate Collection, DVD Review
    'Upstairs, Downstairs: The Ultimate Collection' DVD Review
    This British drama is one of the best in television history if not the best. The show looks at the lives of the Bellamy household (Upstairs) and the men and women who work for them (Downstairs). The time period is Edwardian England leading up to...
  • DVD Review: Agatha Christie's Poirot, Series 13
    'Agatha Christie's Poirot, Series 13' DVD Review
    For Twenty-five glorious years David Suchet has been playing the incredible Hercule Poirot. He is Agatha Christie's wonderful detective who is king of the crime drama. A quarter of a century has passed since we saw our first episode with Mr....
  • "Pointless"
    Two Liverpool Beatles fans make big impression on British game show
    Donna Jackson and Jackie Spencer from Liverpool are big Beatles fans, but as they told Beatles Examiner Oct. 30 Beatles trivia wasn't involved in the success they had when they appeared on the popular BBC game show “Pointless”...
  • Simon Neil releases debut solo song
    Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil releases first solo track 'To the Bone'
    Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil has debuted his solo track entitled “To the Bone.” Recorded under the name ZZC, the song will be featured on BBC's upcoming project “Radio 1 Rescores: Drive,” which finds several artists,...
  • One-Direction-2014
    One Direction news: 2014 BBC Music Awards, 'On the Road Again' Canadian concerts
    On Oct. 24, 2014, the BBC announced its first annual BBC Music Awards, which will take place at Earl's Court in London, on Dec. 11, 2014. One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Paloma Faith, Calvin Harris and Clean Bandit have been announced as performers...