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

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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

Review: Preacher 2.01 ‘On The Road’ & 2.02 ‘Mumbai Sky Tower’

IT'S BACK! AMC's adaptation of the 90s DC comic books is back, picking up with Jesse (Dominic Cooper), Tulip (Ruth Negga) and Cassidy (Joe Gilgun) on the first day of their road trip to find God. Literally. He's gone missing, and he needs to answer some questions. You know from the first scene - a… Continue reading Review: Preacher 2.01 ‘On The Road’ & 2.02 ‘Mumbai Sky Tower’

Review: Doctor Who 10.11 ‘World Enough and Time’

Had we but world enough and time This coyness, Lady, would be no crime Why did Doctor Who name this episode after, to put it politely, a carpe diem poem, and to put it bluntly, a sex poem? Actually I'm not sure. This week we're back in the future - which this series seems to have… Continue reading Review: Doctor Who 10.11 ‘World Enough and Time’

Review: Doctor Who 10.08 ‘The Lie of the Land’

Well, that was the worst episode of Doctor Who I have seen in ages. Summary before complaints? Fine. This was the final episode in the corpse-monk-aliens take over the world three-part saga (thank God!). When the episode began they had, you know, taken over the world. And had brainwashed everyone into thinking they'd always been here,… Continue reading Review: Doctor Who 10.08 ‘The Lie of the Land’