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SECRET AGENT SELECTION: WW2 REVIEW

SECRET AGENT SELECTION WW2 BBC2
World War 2 was as bad as that name sounds, and most of us probably can't imagine what it was like for anyone who experienced it. But SECRET AGENT SELECTION: WW2 gives us a small insight into a single specific part, and it's gripping. In this new competition series, 14 recruits go through the challenges,…
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DEEP STATE REVIEW

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British TV has been crying out for a good espionage thriller since it said goodbye to the late, great Spooks, but DEEP STATE may not be its successor. If you've read my review of The Gifted, you'll know I tuned in purely because Amy Acker was part of the cast; similarly, my main motivation for…
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HOWARDS END REVIEW

HOWARDS END BBC1
My first thought following my consumption of the first episode of 4-part miniseries HOWARDS END was that it would be far more suitable to submit this review via a letter. The most prominent means of correspondence in the episode is via prose - even when the correspondents live only down the street. My second thought…
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DIMENSION 404 S1E06 REVIEW

The final episode in DIMENSION 404's first season is another impressive entry. "IMPULSE" tells the tale of a young, wannabe e-gaming star named Val "Speedrun" Hernandez. Val's star performances fall only slightly short of the bar needed to defeat the reigning champion, "Killohertz".  Desperate to become the champion, amid a life that she is ignoring…
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