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Review of Homeland ‘The Choice’, Arts

Review of Homeland ‘The Choice’

After 11 episodes of unquestionably differing merit, this week saw series two of Homeland draw to a close.

By | Arts | Sunday, 23 December 2012 at 10:35 pm

What television programme would you watch before the end of the world?, Arts

What television programme would you watch before the end of the world?

Today could have been the end of the world as we know it… which would have been a right pain in the behind when you consider this weekend sees the finale of both Homeland AND Merlin. Those Mayans certainly pick their moments to predict an Armageddon.

By | Arts, Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 21 December 2012 at 2:35 pm

Review of Homeland ‘In Memoriam’, Arts

Review of Homeland ‘In Memoriam’

In many ways this week’s episode of Homeland – the penultimate one in this run – encapsulated the series as a whole, as it gave a brief glimpse of how much better it could be if it focused on its strengths rather than simply aping the often tired formula of other programmes.

By | Arts | Sunday, 16 December 2012 at 11:00 pm

Top of the posts: Google Zeitgeist, viral videos and David Cameron talks about tantric speeches, Uncategorized

Top of the posts: Google Zeitgeist, viral videos and David Cameron talks about tantric speeches

Here are the most read blogs from the past week, as determined by the stats

By | | Friday, 14 December 2012 at 5:07 pm

Review of Homeland ‘Broken Hearts’, Arts

Review of Homeland ‘Broken Hearts’

While Homeland has never been a series that relied on a high degree of realism, this week’s episode really pushed the boundaries of incredulity and surely put an end to the pretensions its creators seem to have about it being a subtle, thought-provoking drama.

By | Arts | Sunday, 9 December 2012 at 11:00 pm

Review of Homeland ‘Two Hats’, Arts

Review of Homeland ‘Two Hats’

After last week’s rather disappointing episode, which tested the patience of many with its ludicrous sex scene and increasingly tenuous and tedious storyline, the series really needed to get back on track.

By | Arts | Sunday, 2 December 2012 at 11:00 pm

Review of Homeland ‘I’ll Fly Away’, Arts

Review of Homeland ‘I’ll Fly Away’

Following on from the last two gripping and action-packed episodes was always going to be difficult, but even so this week’s serving of Homeland felt like a bit of a let down.

By | Arts | Sunday, 25 November 2012 at 11:00 pm

Top of the posts: Anti-Bullying week, Homeland, Di Matteo and Sir Attenborough, Uncategorized

Top of the posts: Anti-Bullying week, Homeland, Di Matteo and Sir Attenborough

This week was Anti-bullying week and to raise awareness of this issue, Lauren Seager-Smith from the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) wrote a piece that exposes a research and case studies that show how much can bullying affect children’s life performance as they are scared of being talented and brilliant.
As followers of the American TV show Homeland [...]

By | | Friday, 23 November 2012 at 5:43 pm

Review of Homeland ‘The Clearing’, Arts

Review of Homeland ‘The Clearing’

After the violent drama of last week’s episode, which injected a much-needed sense of purpose into the series with major plot developments, this weekend’s instalment of Homeland seemed purely designed to crank up the tension a couple more notches.

By | Arts | Sunday, 18 November 2012 at 11:00 pm

Review of Homeland ‘A Gettysburg Address’, Arts

Review of Homeland ‘A Gettysburg Address’

If anyone was concerned that Homeland was going to have lost some of its dramatic edge following Brody’s switching of sides, then this week’s episode will have gone a long way to allaying those fears.

By | Arts | Sunday, 11 November 2012 at 11:00 pm

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