Though its title calls to mind the cyber-glamour of Humans or the Black Mirror episode ‘San Junipero’, virtual reality in KISS ME FIRST is a distraction from seventeen-year-old Leila’s (Tallulah Haddon) bleak reality- her terminally ill mother having recently died. Initially Azara looks like any other virtual reality game but when Leila stumbles into a…Read more
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COLLATERAL is another state of the nation drama from David Hare, three years after his previous foray into television with the ‘Worricker Trilogy’ (Page Nine, Turks and Caicos and Salting the Battlefield) ended. Whereas Worricker was very male-centric with Rachel Weisz’s character more of a support for Bill Nighy’s Worricker, Collateral focuses on its female…Read more
Ten years ago, there was Echo Beach- a cliché-filled Cornwall-set soap which was the ill-advised brainchild of Ben Miller’s fictional producer in Moving Wallpaper. Delicious feels like his follow-up creation (Cornish landscape, clichéd script) - although miraculously it was the most-watched original drama on Sky1 last year. Former love rivals Gina Benelli (Dawn French) and…Read more
FEUD kicked off with a double bill: double the camp, the Hollywood backstabbing and fun as we watch the antics of two formidable actresses - Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon), as they co-star in camp horror classic What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? There are lots of touches here that will…Read more
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