REVIEW: The Deuce (S2 E2/9)

Brenda Peterson walks down the stairs at Penn Station and arrives in the entrance hall. It’s a teeming pit of people – tourists, commuters and those looking for more than just the daily routine. Brenda is there because she feels her college education isn’t giving her the right kind of education, so she took off…

First trailer for Dirty John released

Dirty John is a series we’re keeping a close eye on, based as it is on the insanely popular true-crime podcast. Written by Chance co-creator Alexandra Cunningham, Dirty John is based on the articles and podcast from Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard. It centres on John Meehan (Eric Bana), a handsome and romantic charmer who sweeps Debra Newell,…

Channel 5 picks up Adrian Dunbar series, Blood

While we’re waiting for the new series of Line Of Duty, one of its stars, Adrian Dunbar, is set to star in a new crime drama that has been picked up for UK broadcast by Channel 5 and SVOD by Virgin Media. The six-part Blood explores family, memory, and the impact the past can have on…

REVIEW: The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair (S1 E3/10)

People up in this part of the country do a lot of disgusting stuff. So said policeman Perry Gahalowood (Damon Wyans) as he tried to warn young author, Marcus Goldman, that he was in over his head while he was looking into his friend Harry Quebert’s case. In fact, Sergeant Gahalawood isn’t the only one to…