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TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×09 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×09 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 9: “Four Roses” (air-date 17/1/2014) Director: Timothy Fywell Writer: Jesse Peyronel Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Victoria Smurfit, Alec Newman, Nonso Anozie and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. I… wow. “Four Roses” will perhaps be the episode to be known as when NBC’s “Dracula” finally hit its’ … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×08 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×08 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 8: “Come To Die” (air-date 10/1/2014) Director: Brian Kelly Writer: Harley Peyton Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Victoria Smurfit, Alec Newman, Nonso Anozie and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. Wow, talk about trouble in Paradise. “Come To Die” is certainly an apt title considering how much is … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×07 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×07 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 7: “Servant To Two Masters” (air-date 3/1/2014) Director: Brian Kelly Writer: Rebecca Kirsch Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Victoria Smurfit, Alec Newman, Nonso Anozie and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. After nearly a month of tube hiatus, this episode more or less proves itself as a tease … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×06 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×06 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 6: “Of Monsters And Men” (air-date 6/12/2013) Director: Nick Murphy Writer: Katie Lovejoy Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Victoria Smurfit, Alec Newman, Nonso Anozie and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. SO! After one of the most butt-clenchingly awkward engagement parties ever, you’d think tensions between Grayson, Mina, … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×05 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×05 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 5: “The Devil’s Waltz” (air-date 29/11/2013) Director: Nick Murphy Writer: Nicole Taylor Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Victoria Smurfit, Alec Newman, Nonso Anozie and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. After a week hiatus to honor the anniversary of JFK’s untimely assassination, “Dracula” returned for a fifth episode … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×04 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×04 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 4: “From Darkness To Light” (air-date 15/11/2013) Director: Andy Goddard Writer: Tom Grieves Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Victoria Smurfit, Alec Newman, Nonso Anozie and Oliver Jackson-Cohen So, after the cluster-hump of “Goblin Merchant Men”, I was truly at a loss to wonder about … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×03 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×03 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 3: “Goblin Merchant Men” (air-date 8/11/2013) Director: Harley Peyton Writer: Andy Goddard Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Lucy Smurfit, Nonso Anozie and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. Happy post-humous birthday, Bram Stoker! Hm. Now what can I say about the third episode of NBC’s vampiric offering?… How … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×02 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×02 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 2: “A Whiff Of Sulfur”(air-date 1/11/2013) Director: Steven Schill Writer: Daniel Knauf Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Lucy Smurfit, Nonso Anozie, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen So, after the initial promise that came from the first episode, NBC’s “Dracula” starts to get into the spirit of … Continue reading

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×01 by Bea Harper

TV Review: NBC’s Dracula 1×01 by Bea Harper

“Dracula” (NBC television series) Episode 1: “The Blood Is The Life” (air-date 25/10/2013) Director: Steven Schill Writer: Cole Haddon Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Kathie McGrath, Lucy Smurfit and Oliver Jackson-Cohen Alrighty-roo, my very first television series review! I have not done something like this before, believe it or not, but … Continue reading

[TV Review] Broadchurch Season 1

[TV Review] Broadchurch Season 1

Those that know me, know that I love my crime television. Whether it be drama’s or documentary series, I am always there. So when I heard that David Tennant was in a new show and it was a crime drama, I didn’t need to think twice about it and I tuned into the first episode. … Continue reading

Funk’s Top 10: ‘Community’ Episodes

D’ya want to know what’s great? Community. It’s one of the smartest and funniest TV shows doing the rounds. It works not just as a sitcom but as a brilliant satire on current media trends. The cast of characters are becoming iconic and the catchphrases are infectious. It’s not unlike Arrested Development and not unlike … Continue reading