TOBY WOOLLASTON gets nostalgic with The Bookshop, but is it a page turner or one to put down?
Film & Television
TOBY WOOLLASTON checks out Crazy Rich Asians and discovers a cliche-ridden, albeit visually sumptuous and warm, film.
Sunday School storytellings take a beating in Mary Magdalene, which sets out to straighten some historical distortions about a woman who’s strength becomes an affront to many men.
After the juggernaut that was Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel Studios proves once again they’ve got their long-game nailed down tight, and DAVID BUTTERFIELD reckons they’re also not afraid to have fun with it.
Neon announces two options for its streaming service – TV-only or TV and movies.
TOBY WOOLLASTON checks out American Pastoral and finds a movie that should be put out to pasture.
Free-to-air broadcasters come together for Freeview’s new integrated on-demand service. But do we care?
Netflix’s Marvel mini-series juggernaut continues and DAVID BUTTERFIELD reckons its best show just got even better – and more terrifying.
TOBY WOOLLASTON checks out Mary Shelley and discovers a monstrous tale tamed with conventional storytelling.
TOBY WOOLLASTON risks the season two blues, and checks out the latest season of old favourite, Top of the Lake. But will he be disappointed?
The duo that brought us The Wire has reconvened for The Deuce, an extraordinary series about the advent of the porno movie industry, writes GARY STEEL
The world of superheroes has come alive on the small screen in the last decade. DAVID BUTTERFIELD checks out television’s latest comic-to-live action adaptation and discovers a story that captures the zeitgeist of our world.