Dunkirk Review

This review is spoiler free.It is perhaps predictable to say the latest summer war movie is “not like other war movies,” but I think on this occasion with Nolan’s Dunkirk, a case can be made. Most…


Taboo: Episode 8 Review

This review covers the finale of Taboo. Major spoilers and violent images await. This is it, the final episode of Taboo. The accumulation of all the season’s events in a single episode, but whether…


Taboo: Episode 7 Review

This recap contains massive spoilers. The penultimate episode of Taboo starts with James (Hardy) watching from a distance as Winter’s (Martinwood) body is laid to rest. As Helga (Potente) mourns,…


Taboo: Episode 6 Review

This review contains spoilers and graphic images.Taboo’s sixth episode kicks off with James (Hardy) staring out to the water, as Brace (Hayman) grumbles and mentions James’ dad. Brace jumps to the…


A Dead Man's Guess: Taboo Theories

With three episodes of Taboo to go, mysteries and intrigue continue to abound. Who will come out on top? Who will sadly (or not so sadly) die? Will James Delaney ever be able to give a straight…


Taboo: Episode 5 Review

This review contains spoilers.Taboo wastes no time picking up where the drama of the last episode left us. Lorna (Buckley) overlooks the river as James (Hardy) and Thorne (Hall) row to their duel…


Taboo: Episode 4 Review

This review contains spoilers, NSFW scenes and, due to quotes, harsh language. The fourth installment of Taboo opens with James Delaney (Hardy) floating face down in…


Taboo: Episode 3 Review

This review contains spoilers and, due to quotes, harsh language.The third episode of Taboo kicks off the morning following the Malay’s attack on James Delaney (Hardy). The assassin is found on the…


Taboo: Episode 2 Review

This review recaps the entire episode, and thus contains spoilers.This review imparts some analysis, but is mostly a recap of the events of the second episode. The showrunners have done something…


Taboo: Episode 1 "Shovels and Keys" Review

From Steven Knight (Eastern Promises), Tom Hardy (Inception, Mad Max: Fury Road) and his father Edward “Chips” Hardy comes Taboo, a miniseries that mixes the macabre and the vengeful into one.…