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PUBLIC ENEMY REVIEW

PUBLIC ENEMY SKY ATLANTIC
Gripping, claustrophobic and at times quite menacing. PUBLIC ENEMY's tight plot and deeply atmospheric storytelling make it perfect binge-watching material and offers Belgium a firm foothold in the Euro Noir market Imagine it's 2045. Human rights judges have found whole-life tariffs to be illegal. The maximum sentence a person can receive for murder is 40…
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NETFLIX & AMAZON APRIL BINGE

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Finished all the Easter chocolate? Saving it for the right moment? Covered the funny man in a bright blue police box, or Rowan Atkinson's pipe-smoking Parisian detective, already? Streaming services Netflix and Amazon Prime have you covered this month. So whether its drama or comedy, settle in and lose yourself in another world. Here are some…
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THE CLOSER (2005) VERDICT

Inspired by Helen Mirren’s character in Prime Suspect, Kyra Sedgwick is Los Angeles Police Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, a specialist in interrogating the worst of the worst, and the new head of the Priority Homicide Division. A tough woman in a man’s world, her experience in intelligence taught her how to handle criminals. Her…
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MODUS REVIEW

Four weeks in Stockholm at Christmas. Sounds like an advertisement you might read towards the back of a local newspaper, beneath the headline - it's a winter wonderland! In reality, the Stockholm of MODUS is anything but. Fresh from the sun-kissed beaches of Deep Water's Bondi, BBC Four now shifts its attention for the next…
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