Repost: Film Inquiry’s Favourite 2018 Emmy Series Nominees

We’re hours away from discovering the winners of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards; you’ve seen our choices for the Acting categories (here and here) – both the drama categories and the comedy/miniseries combo – so now is as good a time as any for us to plant the flags for Programs. Our team of writers could throw…

Game of Thrones Season 7 Review

Six months ago, I began Game of Thrones. Initially overwhelmed by the sheer number of plot lines and characters, I soon became hooked. With the help of Natalie Bochenski’s recaps and the Raven On podcast I managed to learn the names of all the characters just in time for them to be killed off in a…

Westworld- Season 1 Review

Warning, this review features minor spoilers. Never have I ever seen a television series as ambitious as Westworld. This ten part series by HBO isn’t shoddy TV fodder made for binge-watching. It’s a high-concept show that raises powerful intellectual and philosophical questions about the nature of humanity. This sci-fi drama is based on Michael Crichton’s…

Why the New Season of Suits is off to a Disappointing Start

I just watched the first episode of Suits Season Six, and I have to say I’m pretty underwhelmed. The show started out with an engaging premise, a genius drug dealer talks his way into a job as a lawyer without ever getting a degree. Throughout the seasons Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) has worked his…

The Importance of Live Theatre

“I regard theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being” –Oscar Wilde Live theatre is an important part of society as its unique, temporary and engaging format provides an experience like…