Reece Goodall

Midsomer Murders – The Ballad of Midsomer County

We’re now halfway through this latest series of Midsomer Murders, with a reduced run that has had a slight positive effect on quality. ‘The Ballad of Midsomer County’ is a solid instalment that focuses on plot and characters rather than spectacle, even if the identity and the motive for the...
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Posted Feb. 13, 2015

Midsomer Murders – Murder by Magic

The second episode of this series has a distinct magical flavour, as Barnaby must attempt to unravel a murder linked to a famous magician. ‘Murder by Magic’ is a good episode that hits a lot of familiar beats, and is generally enjoyable instalment that never takes much in the way...
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Posted Feb. 5, 2015

Midsomer Murders – The Dagger Club

Midsomer is back for its seventeenth series, and we begin with a tale of crime and crime fiction. ‘The Dagger Club’ is a fun and typically Midsomer episode, a strong opener that could maybe have benefitted from a tighter plot and reflection on how it deals with the diversity firestorm....
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Posted Jan. 30, 2015

1000 Channels, and Nothing’s On

Channel surfing extraordinaire Reece Goodall challenges the view that despite 1000 channels, nothing's on, and makes some recommendations on how to change your viewing patterns
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Posted Dec. 28, 2014