2019
REVIEW: Why Baptiste doesn’t really work.

REVIEW: Why Baptiste doesn’t really work.

Believe it or not, it has been nearly three years since we saw French detective Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo) go under the knife for an operation on his brain tumour. Asked to count down from ten, Baptiste managed to get to 3 before the anaesthetic sent him off to...

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REVIEW: Endeavour enters a new era.

REVIEW: Endeavour enters a new era.

Detective Chief Inspector Endeavour Morse has been one of literature and television’s most enduring figures other the past forty years. Created by Colin Dexter in the late 1970s, Morse is for many the last of the great gentlemen detectives which once dominated British...

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Russian Doll: The First Great Show of 2019

Russian Doll: The First Great Show of 2019

I appreciate the whole point of a review is, to sum up, the good and bad bits of whatever it is you happen to be reviewing but this new series on Netflix poses a challenge to this reviewer. The eight-part comedy-drama (a phrase that's overused but is executed really...

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REVIEW: Luther’s penultimate episode.

REVIEW: Luther’s penultimate episode.

The Luther / Alice dynamic reaches ever more complicated levels following our favourite psychopaths' murder of George's son. Though it might not be to the liking of most fans, pitting the two together in a battle is the only logical conclusion in a highly Illogical...

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REVIEW: Luther back to its haunting best.

REVIEW: Luther back to its haunting best.

It's the long-awaited return of the lawfully bent but morally straight copper. The introduction to series five proves age has not dimmed him as he chases a scally in the night amid beautifully constructed shots. Naturally, he gets his man but this man isn't important...

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