REVIEW: The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (S3 E3/4)

The first two episodes of The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco really weren’t up to much and just about as by-the-numbers as you can possibly make a crime drama. And yet I still watch it – I like the amateur detective element, I like the idea that a group of women who were ace codebreakers during…

REVIEW: Picnic At Hanging Rock (S1 E5/6)

Over the past two episodes, Picnic At Hanging Rock has been much better. The mystery of the disappearance of the three girls and their teacher, Greta McCraw, has taken a backseat and instead the series has focused on the fall-out from the incident at Hanging Rock, and it has been better for it – we’ve…

Showtime releases trailer for Benicio del Toro drama

We’ve had quite a few starry crime dramas in the past few years – none more so than Amy Adams in Sharp Objects at the moment – and it looks as though we’re getting another one in the autumn. The eight-episode¬†Escape at Dannemora stars Benicio del Toro and Patricia Arquette (and is directed by Ben…