Broadchurch Episode One Review

British teledrama has another scrape of the long-empty creative barrel with dramatic dregs-heap Broadchurch, the latest in a long line of rock-bottom miserablist productions that are over-funded and offensively... Read More...

Beyond Scared Straight Review

America has presented its televised culture with numerous documentaries that focus on the lives and rehabilitation of some of their worst young juveniles. Crime and Investigation Network’s ‘Beyond Scared Straig... Read More...

Homeland Review

(Spoiler Alert) It’s Showtime! And no, I don’t mean the 2002 cop-comedy starring the unlikely couple of De Niro and Eddie Murphy. I was once an avid watcher of Showtime’s Dexter. But lately, I've felt c... Read More...

Breaking Bad – the story so far

When Vince Gilligan, a long-time writer on The X-Files, set out to create a new television series, he wanted the central character to evolve "from Mr Chips into Scarface". "Television is historically good a... Read More...

Breaking Bad DVD Review

Having built from nothing a drug empire and taken the crash course from hell in cooking meth, pathological lying, killing and almost superhuman selfishness, Walter (Bryan Cranston) has turned a moral corner. It... Read More...
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This Is England 88 at BAFTA

Engrossing, humorous and darkly disturbing, Shane Meadow's This Is England has been one of the best British TV Series for many a year. In it he created a group of characters who the British public instantly rel... Read More...