REVIEW: Dark Money (S1 E1/4)

The BBC One’s latest flash primetime crime drama has snuck under the radar a little bit. And yet, the channel is fully throwing this out there, but showing two episodes on consecutive nights, over two weeks. It’s one of those high-concept pieces that pose difficult questions and conundrums. And this first episode poses one of…

REVIEW: Waco (S1 E2/6)

Last week’s opening episode of Waco presented us with a compelling if meat-and-potatoes re-enactment of David Koresh’s infamous Waco tragedy from the early 1990s. Taylor Kitsch plays the oddly normal cult leader with an easy charm. Apart from his barking pronouncements from the scriptures, I was left wondering how this man had managed to cajole…