Tag Archives: BBC

12 for Twelve: The Best of the Twelfth Doctor

Series 10 may well be the best DOCTOR WHO series finale of the revived series. It’s certainly one of the darkest stories in the show’s history and a high point for writer Steven Moffat. Now Peter Capaldi’s time as the … Continue reading

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Review: Dad’s Army (2016)

Just in case you’re reading this in a country the BBC doesn’t directly beam its content to, DAD’S ARMY was a British sitcom that broadcast from the late 1960s to the late 1970s that followed an incompetent platoon of WWII … Continue reading

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Review: High-Rise (2015/16)

Like all of Brit Wunderkind Ben Wheatley’s films, HIGH RISE is a fascinating concoction. Bold in tone and extremely stylish, it also ends up being his most inconsistent work to date. In a dystopian¬† 1975, Dr Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) … Continue reading

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Review: An Inspector Calls (2015)

This review contains spoilers for JB Priestley’s 1945 play, as well as subsequent film and TV adaptations. For the most part, the BBC’s TV adaptation of JB Priestley’s classic AN INSPECTOR CALLS, broadcast last weekend, is polished, if conventional. The … Continue reading

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Radio 1 Rescores Drive: Spoiling Through Experimentation

DRIVE is, at this moment in time, my favourite film of the last ten years. Nicolas Winding Refn’s neo-noir completely and utterly blew me away, and its superlative, moody electro soundtrack was a big part of why it worked so … Continue reading

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