After 26 years the programme that revolutionized TV drama is back, and it’s utterly bonkers, but also utterly brilliant, writes TOBY WOOLLASTON.
Film & Television
There’s a lot wrong with Luc Besson’s over-the-top sci-fi film, but it’s far from a dunger, declares ANDREW JOHNSTONE.
Sky takes legal action against sellers of ‘free TV’ boxes, but PAT PILCHER wonders if anyone’s the winner in this expensive game.
TOBY WOOLLASTON is surprised to discover something almost as rare as hen’s teeth: an excellent romantic comedy.
It’s right up there with Breaking Bad, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE of his latest binge-watch favourite, Ozark.
Silly people, complaining about the latest reiteration of Dr Who being a woman, writes PAT PILCHER.
SHELLEY SWEENEY spends 94 minutes immersed in the “Irish problem”. She pronounces it a talkfest with a few welcome twists and turns.
A young girl and a super pig, and a dastardly plot by an industrial food corp makes for an odd movie idea, but ANDREW JOHNSTONE thinks it’s real rad.
A war film that’s sort of not a war film, but sort of is, Dunkirk gets ANDREW JOHNSTONE’S conditional seal of approval.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE watches two funny guys drink, eat and bicker their way around Spain, and pronounces their movie to be worth a good chortle, or even two.
Through most of our long cinematic history we’ve hated our own films, but ANDREW JOHNSTONE finds 14 pieces of pure filmic gold that beautifully convey our developing cultural history.
It’s one of the 10 best British movies ever made, and it’s as brilliant as it’s barmy. ANDREW JOHNSTONE reckons this unusual, haunting and plain odd film is unjustly neglected.