Why Sherlock doesn’t deserve those Emmy nominations

This year's Emmy nominees were recently announced, but the only thing that's stayed in my mind is my complete bafflement at Sherlock's nominations. Sherlock has been nominated for four Emmys, but only two of them are in categories that anyone cares about: television movie, and limited series actor. As this suggests, they're not taking Sherlock as a whole… Continue reading Why Sherlock doesn’t deserve those Emmy nominations


Review: The Passenger

This 2014 French crime thriller follows Captain Anaïs Châtelet (Raphaëlle Agogué) and her team's attempts to catch a serial killer who poses his bodies to replicate Greek myths. To do so, she enlists the help of psychiatrist Mathias Freire (Jean-Hugues Anglade), who quickly becomes the investigation's prime suspect. I found this series on all4 as… Continue reading Review: The Passenger

Review: My Cousin Rachel

Roger Michell's adaptation of the Daphne Du Maurier novel, though not the visually splendid gothic sexual horror that many were hoping for from the trailers, is a deft handling of narrative. My Cousin Rachel is about Philip (Sam Claflin), a young landowner in Cornwall, struggling with suspicion and infatuation after his cousin's enigmatic widow (Rachel… Continue reading Review: My Cousin Rachel

Review: Okja

From Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-ho comes Netflix's latest acquisition. It's the most brilliantly mad thing I've seen in a long time. Okja stars 13 year-old Korean actress Ahn Seo-hyun as Mija, a farmer taking part in the 'Super Pig Project' devised by Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton), CEO of meat supplying Mirando Corporation. When Okja, Mija's super… Continue reading Review: Okja