REVIEW: The Deuce (S2 E4/8)

We’re almost half-way through series two of The Deuce and it remains drama out of the top drawer. Throughout this run, we’ve seen the push and the pull of The Deuce – an area that people are desperate to leave but when they do they find that it has a hold on them, whether they…

REVIEW: The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair (S1 E5/10)

Episode five of TTATHQA neither propelled the story forward nor set it back – it was a bubbler, a simmerer, and worked very much to the by-the-numbers narrative structure that this series has been diligently following ever since its first installment. On a macro level, it’s also been following a very rigid structure in each…

Body Cam Cop coming to US TV

Once upon this would read like an outlandish, futuristic 1980s movie – maybe a more genteel version of RoboCop. But now, bodycams are all the rage, especially on emergency services whose interaction with the public often, shall we say, become more and tense. Deadline reports that there will be a new series coming to CBS…

BBC renews Strike for another series

There was much frothing of the mouth when it was announced that the BBC was to adapt Robert ‘JK Rowling’ Galbraith’s best-selling Cormoran Strike novels for TV and through eight episodes and the first three of Rowling’s Strike novels, we were introduced to a comfortingly familiar lone detective (played by Tom Burke) and his assistant…