THE NIGHT MANAGER: Tom Hiddleston Excels in this John le Carré Spy Drama [Blu-review]
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THE NIGHT MANAGER: Tom Hiddleston Excels in this John le Carré Spy Drama [Blu-review]

John Le Carré (nee David Cornwell) has established himself as a mastery of literary intrigue. After a career with stints at MI5 (British domestic intelligence)…

WAR & PEACE: An Admirable Adaptation from BBC & Weinstein [Blu-review]
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WAR & PEACE: An Admirable Adaptation from BBC & Weinstein [Blu-review]

There are three things the BBC does very well. Nature/science documentaries (narration by Attenborough or GTFO), make baking seem interesting, and most pertinently costume drama….

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Is A Mean Piece Of Work [Blu-ray Review]
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AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Is A Mean Piece Of Work [Blu-ray Review]

Hannibal fans who miss their annual fix of sumptuously art-designed sadism could do a lot worse than the recent And Then There Were None miniseries,…

Why Haven’t You Watched… IN THE LOOP?
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Why Haven’t You Watched… IN THE LOOP?

Political satire is a hard nut to crack, you need to not just balance the message and insight but also find an audience smart enough…

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 3 [Blu-review]
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DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Season 3 [Blu-review]

Starz has been carving out a little niche for itself with original programming the past few years. Outlander, Flesh and Bone, and Black Sails are among…

DOCTOR WHO Recap: The Husbands of River Song
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DOCTOR WHO Recap: The Husbands of River Song

The presents had been opened, the turkey and trimmings eaten and copious amounts of booze imbibed, and all we needed was a comfy chair and…

DOCTOR WHO Recap: HELL BENT
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DOCTOR WHO Recap: HELL BENT

The season finale of Doctor Who is frequently a mixed affair. We build all season towards some kind of mystery or looming threat and then,…

DOCTOR WHO Recap: HEAVEN SENT
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DOCTOR WHO Recap: HEAVEN SENT

This season of Doctor Who will probably go down as one of the most audacious in its history, divisive even. It has tackled darker themes, not…

DOCTOR WHO Recap: FACE THE RAVEN
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DOCTOR WHO Recap: FACE THE RAVEN

So there we have it. The culmination of all the lessons, insight, and mounting bravado: we bid farewell to Clara Oswald. We have to go back…

DOCTOR WHO Recap: SLEEP NO MORE
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DOCTOR WHO Recap: SLEEP NO MORE

After several weeks of expansive storytelling with two-part episodes, Doctor Who returns with a self contained tale that also represents something of an experimental venture…