The Killing Times Top 20 Crime Dramas Of The Year: Part four, 5-1

Here we go, then. It’s time for the crème de la crème, the dog’s bollocks, the grand fromages – the top five crime dramas of the year, and the ones that really stood out for us. This year has seen plenty of quantity but perhaps not the overall quality of previous years, but these top five are…

Series Review: Alias Grace (S1 E1-6/6), Netflix

NB: SPOILERS INSIDE Award-winning novelist Margaret Atwood is undergoing a well-deserved renaissance among a new generation of readers and watchers, thanks largely to the remarkable adaptation of her book, The Handmaid’s Tale, earlier in the year. The series, which starred Elisabeth Moss, has been the drama of the year in any genre, at once engrossing…

Netflix reveals Alias Grace trailer

I think it’s fair to say that The Handmaid’s Tale is probably the best drama of the year in any genre, and it’s brilliant to see Margaret Atwood get the credit she deserves from a new generation who have been introduced to her key themes of imprisonment, civilisation versus nature and women’s place in the world….