Agatha Christie’s Poirot Murder on the Orient Express (2010) – 8/10 period murder mystery drama TV review

Cast / crewDavid Suchet: Hercule PoirotWriter (Original Novel): Agatha ChristieWriter (Screenplay): Stewart HarcourtEileen Atkins: Princess DragomiroffHugh Bonneville: Edward MastermanJessica Chastain: Mary DebenhamMarie-Josée Croze: Greta OhlssonSerge Hazanavicius: Xavier BoucToby Jones: Samuel Ratchett / CassettiSusanne Lothar: Hildegarde SchmidtJoseph Mawle: Antonio FoscarelliDenis Menochet: Pierre MichelDavid Morrissey: John ArbuthnotElena Satine: Countess AndrenyiBrian J. Smith: Hector MacQueenStanley Weber: Count AndrenyiSamuel … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot Murder on the Orient Express (2010) – 8/10 period murder mystery drama TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot Hallowe’en Party (2010) – 6/10 period murder mystery TV review

Cast / crewDavid Suchet: Hercule PoirotWriter (Original Novel): Agatha ChristieWriter (Screenplay): Mark GatissAmelia Bullmore: Judith ButlerPaola Dionisotti: Mrs GoodbodyDeborah Findlay: Rowena DrakeIan Hallard: Edmund DrakeGeorgia King: Frances DrakePhyllida Law: Mrs Llewellyn-SmytheJulian Rhind-Tutt: Michael GarfieldEric Sykes: Mr FullertonSophie Thompson: Mrs ReynoldsPaul Thornley: Inspector RaglanTimothy West: Reverend CottrellFenella Woolgar: Miss WhittakerZoë Wanamaker: Ariadne OliverProducer: Karen ThrussellDirector: Charles … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot Hallowe’en Party (2010) – 6/10 period murder mystery TV review

Doctor Who – A Christmas Carol (2010) – 6/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Cast / crew Matt Smith: The Doctor Karen Gillan: Amy Pond Arthur Darvill: Rory Williams Writer: Steven Moffat Producer: Sanne Wohlenberg Director: Toby Haynes Michael Gambon: Kazran / Elliot Sardick Katherine Jenkins: Abigail Doctor Who xmas 2010 Christmas Carol, A (2010) Amy and Rory are on their honeymoon but their spaceship gets into serious trouble … Continue reading Doctor Who – A Christmas Carol (2010) – 6/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Chuck Season 3 (2010, Espionage Action Comedy) – 2/10 TV review

Cast / crew Zachary Levi: Chuck Bartowski Yvonne Strahovski: Sarah Walker Joshua Gomez: Morgan Grimes Ryan McPartlin: Captain Awesome Mark Christopher Lawrence: Big Mike Scott Krinsky: Jeff Vik Sahay: Lester Sarah Lancaster: Ellie Bartowski Adam Baldwin: Major John Casey Creator: Josh Schwartz Creator: Chris Fedak Producer: Paul Marks Executive Producer: Chris Fedak Executive Producer: Josh … Continue reading Chuck Season 3 (2010, Espionage Action Comedy) – 2/10 TV review

Hustle 6.06 Series 6 Episode 6 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crew Adrian Lester: Mickey Stone Robert Glenister: Ash Morgan Matt Di Angelo: Sean Kennedy Kelly Adams: Emma Kennedy Robert Vaughn: Albert Stroller Writer: Tony Jordan Creator: Tony Jordan Producer: Claire Phillips Director: Luke Watson Anna Madeley: Jennifer Hughes Writer (Original Idea): Bharat Nalluri Hustle 6.06 Series 6: Episode 6 of 6 (2010) Bringing … Continue reading Hustle 6.06 Series 6 Episode 6 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Hustle 6.05 Series 6 Episode 5 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crewAdrian Lester: Mickey StoneRobert Glenister: Ash MorganMatt Di Angelo: Sean KennedyKelly Adams: Emma KennedyRobert Vaughn: Albert StrollerWriter: Tony JordanCreator: Tony JordanProducer: Claire PhillipsDirector: Luke WatsonDaniel Mays: Mervyn LloydWriter (Original Idea): Bharat Nalluri Hustle 6.05 Series 6: Episode 5 of 6 (2010) After being scammed by an internet retailer (a dodgy phone) a glum … Continue reading Hustle 6.05 Series 6 Episode 5 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Hustle 6.04 Series 6 Episode 4 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Cast / crew Adrian Lester: Mickey Stone Robert Glenister: Ash Morgan Matt Di Angelo: Sean Kennedy Kelly Adams: Emma Kennedy Robert Vaughn: Albert Stroller Writer: Mark Chappell Writer: Fintan Ryan Director: Sarah O’Gorman Creator: Tony Jordan Danny Webb: Rex Kennedy Writer (Original Idea): Bharat Nalluri Hustle 6.04 Series 6: Episode 4 of 6 (2010) Sean … Continue reading Hustle 6.04 Series 6 Episode 4 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Hustle 6.03 Series 6 Episode 3 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crewAdrian Lester: Mickey StoneRobert Glenister: Ash MorganMatt Di Angelo: Sean KennedyKelly Adams: Emma KennedyRobert Vaughn: Albert StrollerWriter: Chris BucknallProducer: Claire PhillipsDirector: Sarah O’GormanCreator: Tony JordanSimon Day: Luke BaincrossWriter (Original Idea): Bharat Nalluri Hustle 6.03 Series 6: Episode 3 of 6 (2010) When one of Albert’s machinations ends abruptly mid-scam thanks to the untimely … Continue reading Hustle 6.03 Series 6 Episode 3 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Hustle 6.02 Series 6 Episode 2 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Adrian Lester: Mickey Stone Robert Glenister: Ash Morgan Matt Di Angelo: Sean Kennedy Kelly Adams: Emma Kennedy Robert Vaughn: Albert Stroller Writer: Fintan Ryan Producer: Claire Phillips Director: Iain B. MacDonald Creator: Tony Jordan Mark Benton: Finch Nick Sidi: Clifford Davis Writer (Original Idea): Bharat Nalluri Hustle 6.02 Series 6: Episode 2 … Continue reading Hustle 6.02 Series 6 Episode 2 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 6/10 TV review

Hustle 6.01 Series 6 Episode 1 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crewAdrian Lester: Mickey StoneRobert Glenister: Ash MorganMatt Di Angelo: Sean KennedyKelly Adams: Emma KennedyRobert Vaughn: Albert StrollerWriter: Tony JordanCreator: Tony JordanProducer: Claire PhillipsDirector: Iain B. MacDonaldIndira Varma: Lucy BritfordPatrick Ryecart: Sir Edmund RichardsonWriter (Original Idea): Bharat NalluriExecutive Producer: Tony Jordan Hustle 6.01 Series 6: Episode 1 of 6 (2010) Fresh from scamming a … Continue reading Hustle 6.01 Series 6 Episode 1 of 6 (2010, Light Crime Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Sherlock 1.03 The Great Game (2010, Crime Detective Drama) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crewBenedict Cumberbatch: Sherlock HolmesMartin Freeman: Dr. John WatsonWriter: Mark GatissCo-Creator: Steven MoffatWriter (Original Works): Arthur Conan DoyleProducer: Sue VertueDirector: Paul McGuiganActor (uncredited) Mycroft Holmes: Mark GatissExecutive Producer: Mark GatissExecutive Producer: Steven Moffat Sherlock 1.03 Great Game, The (2010) A bored Sherlock is bemoaning the lack of crime but the spark soon comes back … Continue reading Sherlock 1.03 The Great Game (2010, Crime Detective Drama) – 7/10 TV review

Sherlock 1.02 The Blind Banker (2010, Crime Detective Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Benedict Cumberbatch: Sherlock Holmes Martin Freeman: Dr. John Watson Creator: Mark Gatiss Creator: Steven Moffat Writer: Steve Thompson Writer (Original Works): Arthur Conan Doyle Producer: Sue Vertue Director: Euros Lyn Executive Producer: Mark Gatiss Executive Producer: Steven Moffat Sherlock 1.02 Blind Banker, The (2010) Shortly after being terrified by a graffiti symbol, … Continue reading Sherlock 1.02 The Blind Banker (2010, Crime Detective Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Sherlock 1.01 A Study in Pink (2010, Crime Detective Drama) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crew Benedict Cumberbatch: Sherlock Holmes Martin Freeman: Dr. John Watson Writer: Steven Moffat Co-Creator: Mark Gatiss Writer (Original Works): Arthur Conan Doyle Producer: Sue Vertue Director: Paul McGuigan Phil Davis: Jeff Executive Producer: Mark Gatiss Executive Producer: Steven Moffat Executive Producer: Beryl Vertue Actor (uncredited) Mycroft Holmes: Mark Gatiss Sherlock 1.01 Study in … Continue reading Sherlock 1.01 A Study in Pink (2010, Crime Detective Drama) – 7/10 TV review

Doctor Who 32.12,13 The Pandorica Opens / The Big Bang (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondWriter: Steven MoffatProducer: Peter BennettDirector: Toby HaynesAlex Kingston: River SongArthur Darvill: Rory WilliamsExecutive Producer: Steven MoffatWriter (Characters’ Creator) Daleks: Terry Nation Doctor Who 32.12,13 Pandorica Opens, The / Big Bang, The (2010) The Doctor gets a message through time via a Van Gogh painting. It leads to … Continue reading Doctor Who 32.12,13 The Pandorica Opens / The Big Bang (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 7/10 TV review

Doctor Who 32.11 The Lodger (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondWriter: Gareth RobertsProducer: Tracie SimpsonDirector: Catherine MorsheadJames Corden: CraigDaisy Haggard: Sophie Doctor Who 32.11 Lodger, The (2010) Arriving not quite where he’s expecting, the Doctor finds himself in even more trouble when the TARDIS kicks him out and cannot land. A day later, he takes a downstairs … Continue reading Doctor Who 32.11 The Lodger (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Doctor Who 32.10 Vincent and the Doctor (2010, Period Science Fiction Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Cast / crew Matt Smith: The Doctor Karen Gillan: Amy Pond Writer: Richard Curtis Producer: Tracie Simpson Producer: Patrick Schweitzer Director: Jonny Campbell Tony Curran: Vincent Line Producer: Patrick Schweitzer Doctor Who 32.10 Vincent and the Doctor (2010) The Doctor takes Amy (who has absolutely no conscious memory of Rory at all) on a series … Continue reading Doctor Who 32.10 Vincent and the Doctor (2010, Period Science Fiction Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Doctor Who 32.08,09 The Hungry Earth / Cold Blood (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Matt Smith: The Doctor Karen Gillan: Amy Pond Writer: Chris Chibnall Producer: Peter Bennett Director: Ashley Way Doctor Who 32.08,09 Hungry Earth, The / Cold Blood (2010) After a science project hits the milestone of drilling 21 kilometres into the Earth, the Doctor, Amy and Rory arrive just as the Earth fights … Continue reading Doctor Who 32.08,09 The Hungry Earth / Cold Blood (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 6/10 TV review

The Mentalist 2.18 Aingavite Baa (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Creator: Bruno Heller Simon Baker: Patrick Jane Robin Tunney: Teresa Lisbon Tim Kang: Kendall Cho Owain Yeoman: Wayne Rigsby Amanda Righetti: Grace Van Pelt Rosa Evangelina Arredondo: Dolores Brinton Gil Birmingham: Markham Willis Sean Bridgers: Ranger Tisdale Tracy Middendorf: Jane Doe K.T. Thangavelu: Doctor Wes Studi: Joeseph Silverwing Aunjanue Ellis: Madeleine Hightower … Continue reading The Mentalist 2.18 Aingavite Baa (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

The Mentalist 2.17 The Red Box (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Creator: Bruno Heller Simon Baker: Patrick Jane Robin Tunney: Teresa Lisbon Tim Kang: Kendall Cho Owain Yeoman: Wayne Rigsby Amanda Righetti: Grace Van Pelt Kevin Alejandro: Victor Bandino Aunjanue Ellis: Madeleine Hightower Consulting Producer: John Mankiewicz Executive Producer: Chris Long Producer: Charlie Goldstein Writer: John Mankiewicz Director: Chris Long Executive Producer: Bruno … Continue reading The Mentalist 2.17 The Red Box (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

The Mentalist 2.16 Code Red (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Creator: Bruno Heller Simon Baker: Patrick Jane Robin Tunney: Teresa Lisbon Tim Kang: Kendall Cho Owain Yeoman: Wayne Rigsby Amanda Righetti: Grace Van Pelt J.C. Mackenzie: Griffin Welks Matt Malloy: Scott Price George Newbern: Dr. Cliff Edmunds Amy Price-Francis: Dr. Alicia Seberg Casey Strand: Lilith Nash Tony Curran: Dean Harken Producer: Charlie … Continue reading The Mentalist 2.16 Code Red (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

The Mentalist 2.23 Red Sky in the Morning (2010, Crime Drama) – 7/10 TV review

Cast / crew Creator: Bruno Heller Simon Baker: Patrick Jane Robin Tunney: Teresa Lisbon Tim Kang: Kendall Cho Owain Yeoman: Wayne Rigsby Amanda Righetti: Grace Van Pelt Carrie Finklea: Ruth Jack Plotnick: Brett Partridge Stephen Sowan: Dylan Cameron Van Cleave: Wesley Blankfein Kathleen Wilhoite: Margo Leslie Hope: Kristina Frye Aunjanue Ellis: Madelaine Hightower Executive Producer: … Continue reading The Mentalist 2.23 Red Sky in the Morning (2010, Crime Drama) – 7/10 TV review

The Mentalist 2.22 Red Letter (2010, Crime Drama) – 5/10 TV review

Cast / crew Creator: Bruno Heller Simon Baker: Patrick Jane Robin Tunney: Teresa Lisbon Tim Kang: Kendall Cho Owain Yeoman: Wayne Rigsby Amanda Righetti: Grace Van Pelt Eugene Byrd: Russell Bigelow Alice Evans: Ilsa Engels Melissa Fumero: Carmen Reyes Rick Hoffman: Christopher Lynch Shaun Duke Moosekian: Tariq Sharif Nick Searcy: Sheriff Andy Burnside Leslie Hope: … Continue reading The Mentalist 2.22 Red Letter (2010, Crime Drama) – 5/10 TV review

The Menalist 2.21 18-5-4 (2010, Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crewCreator: Bruno HellerSimon Baker: Patrick JaneRobin Tunney: Teresa LisbonTim Kang: Kendall ChoOwain Yeoman: Wayne RigsbyAmanda Righetti: Grace Van PeltLucy Davis: DaphneRich Hutchman: RafeScott Menville: Adrian MoscaEvan Peters: OliverFisher Stevens: TolmanConsulting Producer: Leonard DickWriter: Leonard DickWriter: Ken WoodruffDirector: Charles BeesonExecutive Producer: Bruno Heller Mentalist, The 2.21 18-5-4 (2010) A brilliant but penniless mathematician is … Continue reading The Menalist 2.21 18-5-4 (2010, Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

The Mentalist 2.20 Red All Over (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Creator: Bruno Heller Simon Baker: Patrick Jane Robin Tunney: Teresa Lisbon Tim Kang: Kendall Cho Owain Yeoman: Wayne Rigsby Amanda Righetti: Grace Van Pelt Malcolm McDowell: Bret Stiles Michelle Clunie: Tara Harrington Steven Hack: David Robyn Lively: Sadie Cardoza Harrington Tanc Sade: Edward Harrington Joseph Will: Steven Wench Virginia Williams: Heather Evans … Continue reading The Mentalist 2.20 Red All Over (2010, Light Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

The Mentalist 2.19 Blood Money (2010, Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Creator: Bruno Heller Simon Baker: Patrick Jane Robin Tunney: Teresa Lisbon Tim Kang: Kendall Cho Owain Yeoman: Wayne Rigsby Amanda Righetti: Grace Van Pelt John Ales: Cale Sylvan Dwayne L. Barnes: Jayden Flower K. Callan: Annabelle Draber John Kapelos: Hank Draber William Lucking: Judge Franklin T. Hildred Mia Riverton: Dana Munn Stephen … Continue reading The Mentalist 2.19 Blood Money (2010, Crime Drama) – 6/10 TV review

House M.D. 6.19 The Choice (2010, Black Comedy Medical Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Hugh Laurie: Dr. Gregory House Lisa Edelstein: Dr. Lisa Cuddy Omar Epps: Dr. Eric Foreman Robert Sean Leonard: Dr. James Wilson Jesse Spencer: Dr. Robert Chase Creator: David Shore Peter Jacobson: Dr. Chris Taub Olivia Wilde: Thirteen Cynthia Watros: Sam Carr Adam Garcia: Ted Eva Amurri: Nicole Jennifer Crystal Foley: Rachel Taub … Continue reading House M.D. 6.19 The Choice (2010, Black Comedy Medical Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Doctor Who 32.07 Amy’s Choice (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondWriter: Simon NyeProducer: Tracie SimpsonDirector: Catherine MorsheadArthur Darvill: RoryToby Jones: Dream Lord Doctor Who 32.07 Amy’s Choice (2010) Five years after the Venice outing, the Doctor returns to the village where Amy is married and expecting a child. Then all three of them fall asleep and wake … Continue reading Doctor Who 32.07 Amy’s Choice (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 8/10 TV review

Doctor Who 32.06 The Vampires of Venice (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondWriter: Toby WhithouseProducer: Tracie SimpsonProducer: Patrick SchweitzerDirector: Jonny CampbellArthur Darvill: RoryHelen McCrory: Rosanna Doctor Who 32.06 Vampires of Venice, The (2010) The Doctor takes Amy and her fiancée, Rory, to Venice so that their relationship won’t be unbalanced by her having experienced the amazingness of travel through … Continue reading Doctor Who 32.06 The Vampires of Venice (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 6/10 TV review

Luther 1.01 (2010, Maverick Cop Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Idris Elba: DCI John Luther Ruth Wilson: Alice Morgan Warren Brown: DS Justin Ripley Creator: Neil Cross Writer: Neil Cross Producer: Katie Swinden Director: Brian Kirk Associate Producer: Idris Elba Luther 1.01 Luther Episode 1 of 6 (2010) Brilliant maverick cop who doesn’t follow the rules John Luther has a failing marriage … Continue reading Luther 1.01 (2010, Maverick Cop Drama) – 6/10 TV review

Doctor Who 32.03 Victory of the Daleks (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 6/10 TV review

Cast / crew Matt Smith: The Doctor Karen Gillan: Amy Pond Writer: Mark Gatiss Producer: Peter Bennett Director: Andrew Gunn Ian McNeice: Churchill Creator Daleks: Terry Nation Executive Producer: Steven Moffat Doctor Who 32.03 Victory of the Daleks (2010) A call from Winston Churchill brings the Doctor and Amy to World War II London but … Continue reading Doctor Who 32.03 Victory of the Daleks (2010, Science Fiction Adventure) – 6/10 TV review