Homeland

Blu-Ray Review: The Sixth Season of Homeland is light on features but full of drama and action

July 28, 2017

The sixth season of the Showtime series Homeland is touted on its home release cover as its “timeliest storyline yet”; a big call from a long running series which has always lifted its storylines from the real world – albeit in a typically exaggerated, over-the-top, fashion. But in spite of a few speedbumps along the […]

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The 10 best TV shows of 2017 (…so far) from Australia and around the world

July 7, 2017

Many out there reckon we’re in the golden age of television right now, and given the difficulties our team had in creating this list, we don’t disagree. After much debate, here now are the ten TV shows that have aired so far this year on TV and streaming services, that we consider to be the […]

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Netflix plans to launch Women’s Wrestle comedy GLOW

June 2, 2016

Netlix and Orange is the New Black’s creator Jenji Kohan will be teaming up together to introduce a ten-episode series inspired by the real story of the female wrestling league. GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) is a remake of the original 1980’s TV series of professional women’s wrestling. In the new version, the show will follow […]

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TV DVD Review: Homeland The Complete Fourth Season (USA, 2015)

May 4, 2015

**WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS OF SEASON THREE AND SOME VERY MINOR SPOILERS FOR SEASON FOUR** At the end of the third season of Homeland we were left with what was essentially the end of the series as we’d known it. The saga of troubled but brilliant CIA Agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) and perhaps […]

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The Iris’ 13 Best TV Shows of 2013

December 30, 2013

We asked the contributors of The Iris to tell us their favourite shows of 2013, and here now are the top thirteen they voted! Only three new series make the list, with the other ten proving that the best only get better as the seasons continue… 13. Person of Interest – CBS, USA This continues […]

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TV Review: Homeland Season 3 Episode 12 – “The Star” (M) (US, 2013)

December 17, 2013

Homeland is back for another year. I will be chronicling the journeys of Carrie, Saul and Brody throughout the third season of the best show currently on television. Spoilers within so don’t read before viewing the episodes! *SERIOUS SPOILER ALERT* Previously on Homeland… Brody (Damian Lewis) has managed to assassinate Javadi’s boss, and Carrie (Claire Danes) is doing […]

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TV Review: Homeland Season 3 Episodes 7-11 (M) (US, 2013)

December 16, 2013

Homeland is back for another year. I will be chronicling the journeys of Carrie, Saul and Brody throughout the third season of the best show currently on television. Spoilers within so don’t read before viewing the episodes! Previously on Homeland… Saul (Mandy Patinkin) has been successful in his plan to use Carrie (Claire Danes) as bait in […]

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TV Review: Homeland Season 3 Episodes 5 & 6 – “The Yoga Play” / “Still Positive” (US, 2013)

November 7, 2013

Homeland is back for another year. I will be chronicling the journeys of Carrie, Saul and Brody throughout the third season of the best show currently on television. Spoilers within so don’t read before viewing the episodes! Previously on Homeland… So the whole ‘Saul betraying Carrie and having her put in a mental institution’ scenario […]

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TV Review: Homeland Season 3 Episode 4 – “Game On” (US, 2013)

October 29, 2013

Homeland is back for another year. I will be chronicling the journeys of Carrie, Saul and Brody throughout the third season of the best show currently on television. Spoilers within so don’t read before viewing the episode! Previously on Homeland… Saul has betrayed Carrie by ratting her out to the government. After taking her story […]

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TV Review: Homeland Season 3 Episode 3 – “Tower of David” (US, 2013)

October 15, 2013

Let’s get it out of the way up front: I love Homeland. I think it is the best thing on TV right now (with its only true competition being Game of Thrones now that Breaking Bad has ended). I found the first two seasons to be riveting and immaculately constructed, and I have high hopes for the third. As I […]

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