Kyle Barratt

The world is full of mysterious creatures whose existence spark constant debate. Scotland have the Loch Ness monster, North America have big foot and the Himalayas have the Yeti but none can hold a candle to England's mythical beast. The Kyle Barratt has eluded scientists for decades, many doubt he even exists and is really a man from Ealing named Carl. Yet time and time again proof arrives in the form of completed and well written articles.
  • Flashforwards: The Overused Tool of the Long-Form Narrative

    Spoilers for Lost, Arrival, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead, Agents of Shield, Uncharted 2 and The Leftovers incoming. Every now and then television as we know it gets reinvented. One pioneering show garners acclaim and fandom and completely changes the landscape inspiring a number of other...
  • Hopes for House of Cards Season 6

    Spoilers for House of Cards seasons 1 through 5 inbound. With the release of shows such as Orange is the New Black and Glow mere weeks after Netflix dropped the fifth season of House of Cards, the political thriller was lost in the bevy of great content, which is...
  • The Best TV Series Finales Ever Made

    Spoilers inbound. If you see the name of a TV show you don’t want spoiled then move on to the next. Being of a long form narrative, television shows are a journey. A journey for the characters we check in with every week and also for us watching the...
  • It’s Time For Dead Space to Live Again

    I very much consider myself a gamer but I have a laughable confession to make on the subject: up until two weeks ago I hadn’t played a game released in 2017. Over the last couple of years, now I’m an ‘adult’, I’ve been busy and my free time has...
  • Game of Thrones: Characters Who Should Return as Wights in Season 7

    I’ve just finished my revisiting Game of Thrones season 6 articles, which you can read on the site now, and those things are behemoths. Exploring subtext and recapping narratives over thousands upon thousands of words has sapped away my already strained cognition and yet with Game of Thrones season...
  • Revisiting Game of Thrones Season 6 Part 3: Across the Narrow Sea

    There’s a misconception about Star Trek movies that entered the common parlance many years ago and has since become seen as fact. The soundbite claims that all even-numbered films are good while the odd-numbered instalments are bad. This just isn’t true for Trek but it does ring true –...
  • Revisiting Game of Thrones Season 6 Part 2: The South

    Season six of Game of Thrones proved to be the show’s most eventful to date and in no area more so than the south of Westeros. From the Twins to the Riverlands, from King’s Landing to Dorne, the region was a hotbed of show-shifting events and deaths as characters...
  • Revisiting Game of Thrones Season 6 Part 1: The North

    The phenomenon that is Game of Thrones returns next month for its penultimate season and, just like the last few years, I’ve been watching the previous season in preparation. When watching the show for a second time, away from all the hype and media buzz, it’s a different experience...
  • Hopes for the future Alien movies

    Spoilers for Alien Covenant follow. In the fan community, Alien Covenant seems to be just as controversial as Prometheus and this lack of shared appreciation appears to have affected the box office return for the film. I enjoyed the film quite a bit, just as I did with Prometheus,...