Posts Tagged ‘Tom Davis’

The Virtues Episodes 1 and 2 – The DVDfever Review – Stephen Graham

The Virtues is a new four-part series which reunites This Is England‘s Shane Meadows with actor Stephen Graham, here, as Joseph, a painter and decorator who has reached the end of his tether. Drink and drugs help numb the pain of life, but when his ex-partner Debbie, and 9-year-old son, Shea, are moving abroad to […]

King Gary – The DVDfever Review – Tom Davis

King Gary is one of those sitcoms where a TV channel has a star for which they want to find the perfect vehicle, and so they come up with any old tired cliche to see if they’re a matching fit. Hence, Tom Davis as King Gary, or most likely, ‘king Gary was the original intention, […]

Paddington 2 on Blu-ray – The DVDfever Review

Paddington 2: This Time It’s Personal… no, that was Jaws IV: The Revenge, but both feature individuals who are little alien in their respective environments because they’re getting hassled by ‘the man’. There’s a complex plot about how Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday is coming up, and the little bear cub decides he should get her […]

Free Fire on Blu-ray – The DVDfever Review

Free Fire has a simple premise – an arms deal goes wrong. Tetchy people with itchy trigger fingers lead to guns being shot when it really wasn’t necessary, as everything was almost about to go smoothly, despite gun dealer Vernon (District 9‘s Sharlto Copley) supplying the wrong type of weapon. Set in 1970s Boston (but […]

Prevenge on Blu-ray – The DVDfever Review – the film Kill Bill should’ve been

Prevenge is what Kill Bill should’ve been. That may sound like a bold statement, but while Quentin Tarantino’s first three films were superb, the Kill Bill double-bill faltered. The Bride told how she went on a “roaring rampage of revenge” and how “I roared. And I rampaged. And I got bloody satisfaction.” Really? She only […]

Free Fire – The DVDfever Cinema Review

Free Fire has a simple premise – an arms deal goes wrong. Tetchy people with itchy trigger fingers lead to guns being shot when it really wasn’t necessary, as everything was almost about to go smoothly, despite gun dealer Vernon (District 9‘s Sharlto Copley) supplying the wrong type of weapon. Set in 1970s Boston (but […]

Going Forward Episode 1 – The DVDfever Review

Going Forward carries on where Getting On left off, with Jo Brand returning as nurse Kim Wilde, having left the NHs two years earlier and now works for a private healthcare firm, Buccaneer 2000, doing home visits to elderly patients, often in chronic pain and in need of care. And also in need of a […]

Comedy Feeds on BBC iPlayer – The DVDfever Review

Comedy Feeds is the series of pilots, commissioned by BBC3, and which normally get a late night airing on TV as they have done before, but this year, they’re Internet-only and can be viewed on the BBC iPlayer on the links provided below after each review, but be quick as they’ll all expire around August […]

Top Dog on Blu-ray – The DVDfever Review

Top Dog sets out the life of Billy Evans (Leo Gregory) early, showing hwo he sorts out a chav’s vociferous dispute in a Chinese takeway by delivering some non-fatal justice that ensures he will never trouble that establishment again. In fact, he’s cool as a cucmber which has been left in the freezer. It’s Martin […]

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