Let’s face it, there has always been an interest in true crime but thanks to podcasts like Serial and TV series like Netflix’s Making A Murderer a genre that has always had a dedicated following has suddenly been almost gentrified – re-packaged and re-presented to a new audience. The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story surfs the zeitgeist of all things true crime by dramatising one of the most infamous cases of the late 20th century. It’s an ambitious project indeed. Continue reading Review: The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story (S1 E1/10), Monday 15th February, BBC2
Daily Archives: February 15, 2016
Review: Vera (S6 E3/4), Sunday 14th February, ITV
After last week’s less than stellar effort, which barely came to grips with its plot, let alone the implications of the death of Bethany, this episode opens with two indignities, when a terrified woman is chased through a dark forest by unseen assailants, and is then found dead by an ancient woodsman stopping to have a wee.
NB: Spoilers ahoy! Continue reading Review: Vera (S6 E3/4), Sunday 14th February, ITV