Myles Barlow is a critic who dares to review every aspect of life, from having an idiot for a friend to armed robbery - don't do it till Myles reviews it! Every week Myles reviews different... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2010   2008  
6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Review (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes divorce, anonymous sex and all manner of criminal activity.

Stars: Andrew Daly, Jessica St. Clair, Megan Stevenson
Vigilante II (2008)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

When Luke is viciously attacked and his fiancée is raped and murdered, he pledges to train himself in deadly hand to hand combat and use it against any wrong doers who dare to cross his path.

Director: Aash Aaron
Stars: Robert Díaz, Margot Robbie, Kazuya Wright
I.C.U. (2009)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

A sadistic voyeuristic killer is stalking the city. 3 curious teenagers while spying on their neighbors believe they've discovered his identity. But when your holiday high rise apartment is... See full summary »

Director: Aash Aaron
Stars: Margot Robbie, Christian Radford, James Dean
Nathan for You (TV Series 2013)
Documentary | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help real small businesses turn a profit. But because of his unorthodox approach, Nathan's genuine efforts to do good often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for.

Stars: Nathan Fielder, William Heath, Anthony Filosa
City Homicide (2007–2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Set on the Homicide floor of a police headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, detectives work to bring justice for the deceased.

Stars: Shane Bourne, Nadine Garner, Aaron Pedersen
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Myles Barlow (12 episodes, 2008-2010)
...
 Catherine Barlow (10 episodes, 2008-2010)
Ivy Nehl ...
 Ava Barlow / ... (7 episodes, 2008-2010)
...
 Graham / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Eddie Nehl ...
 Harry Barlow / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
...
 Himself / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
...
 Alan / ... (5 episodes, 2008-2010)

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

Myles Barlow is a critic who dares to review every aspect of life, from having an idiot for a friend to armed robbery - don't do it till Myles reviews it! Every week Myles reviews different aspects of life based on viewers' letters. There is also a "Letter of the Week" segment. Written by Tegan

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 October 2008 (Australia)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remade as Review (2014) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Cult series in the making
5 August 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This show first appeared two years ago, it is one of the greatest examples of black comedy and satire to appear on Australian television, and there are always great cameos from local celebrities and actors. The premise of the show is that Myles Barlow (Phil Lloyd) receives problem letters from viewers, and then investigates the merits of an element of their question and gives it a score out of five. Make sense?

For instance, in series one he received a letter that involved the theme of risk, so to test out its' merits he went to Thailand to mule drugs back into Australia. Things that have been reviewed include divorce, racism, addiction and murder, these sequences are shot like short mockumentaries and are always messed up. Another highlight are the ridiculous analogies and metaphors that he uses to describe the experience he has just undergone.

The humor is deadpan and twisted, the direction always note-perfect. Definitely worth checking out if you like black comedy and are not averse to being offended. I can only hope that once production ceases (hopefully not for a while) this show will really gather a cult following and thus reach a greater audience on DVD.


13 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?