Category Archives: Behind the Reviews

Behind the Reviews – Edition #35 (Write From My Childhood)

As well as TV show analysis pieces, I’ve also written book analysis pieces, specifically on two book series (or at least some of the books within these series) that I had and loved as a child, the Clue series and the Mr. Men and Little Miss complete collections. I don’t know why but at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic,

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Behind the Reviews – Edition #34 (Charmed Analysis)

In the previous edition, I spoke about why I write TV show analysis pieces and provided more details on why I wrote Marital and Gender Roles in The Brady Bunch and House Husbands, Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology, and Exploration of the afterlife on television: Upload vs The Good Place. This edition will focus on the three analysis pieces I’ve written about Charmed. Even

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Behind the Reviews – Edition #32 (Web Series)

As well as TV shows, I’ve also reviewed three web series: The Good Place Presents: The Selection, Lucy & DiC, and Scrubs: Interns. A web series has been described as a series of “scripted or non-scripted online videos, generally in episodic form, released on the internet.” Two out of the three web series I’ve reviewed are spin-offs of television shows.

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Behind the Reviews – Edition #31 (Upload)

Upload is the first TV series I’ve reviewed that was made for a streaming service, Amazon Prime Video, as opposed to airing on free-to-air television. Upload premiered on 1 May 2020 and focuses on Nathan Brown, a computer programmer who dies prematurely and is uploaded to a premium virtual afterlife that his girlfriend, Ingrid, pays for. The show’s premise as

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Behind the Reviews – Edition #30 (The Wrong Girl)

The Wrong Girl premiered on Network Ten on 28 September 2016 and focuses on “Lily Woodward, a producer on a morning television show, and what happens when life, love and friendships collide. Longing for a life rich in romance, a dynamic career and a happy family, Lily is constantly thrown off course. As her journey continues, Lily discovers that sometimes

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Behind the Reviews – Edition #27 (The Newsreader)

The Newsreader premiered on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) on 15 August 2021, the show focuses on “an unconventional relationship in a world on the cusp of change; a star newsreader and an ambitious reporter join forces in a ruthless 1986 newsroom, as events unfold that will change their lives.” The main characters consist of Dale, an ambitious reporter paired

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