Television

animal farm

The problem with the new Animal Farm

November 28, 2018 7:14 pm

Four legs good, two films bad?

narcos

No, Narcos, those who’ve had the odd puff and cheeky line aren’t to blame for the drug wars

November 22, 2018 1:30 pm

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from four seasons of the drug cartel drama, it’s that prohibition just makes things worse

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making a murderer

Thanks to Making a Murderer, Wisconsin’s bovine incompetence has been exposed

November 8, 2018 3:11 pm

How long do the state authorities think they can get away with it?

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Axios on HBO: dumb TV for people who think they’re smart

November 4, 2018 10:09 pm

It feels like a media Democrat’s idea of a shot for the sweet spot and the middle ground

conners

Can The Conners overcome the absent Roseanne?

October 16, 2018 6:19 pm

The Roseanne reboot flew in the ratings when it returned earlier this year. How will it fare without the titular star?

Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker

The new Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker is a delight – but the script isn’t

October 11, 2018 8:28 am

The phrase ‘get woke, go broke’ captures well why Doctor Who was losing fans – and I’m not sure the writing in the new series dispenses with this problem

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Ye he Kan! Why Kanye West’s SNL stunt showed real courage

September 30, 2018 8:29 am

His rant against Democrats was more fun and interesting than the celebrity-endorsed jokes against Kavanaugh that took up the rest of the show

durrells

The real Durrells of Corfu

September 26, 2018 7:00 am

The family drama behind the PBS show

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Gloriously macho: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan reviewed

September 13, 2018 8:49 am

For too long the leftie-dominated entertainment industry has been ignoring the truth about our world

Did Ed Balls mean to make a documentary on the joys of Trump’s America?

August 2, 2018 10:50 am

The former British Shadow Chancellor’s new documentary is more favourable of Trumpsters than anyone at the BBC could have ever imagined.

Sacha Baron Cohen isn’t funny – especially when he’s mocking the powerless

July 26, 2018 10:02 am

I am troubled by the misuse to which he puts his considerable acting skills, quick brain and undoubted ballsiness.

Channel 4 doesn’t do ‘news’ in any meaningful sense of the word – it’s pure propaganda

July 19, 2018 12:51 pm

Gone are the days when political interviewers were dispassionate seekers-after-truth on a mission to get the best out of their subjects.

Why is this Israeli drama such a hit with Palestinians? Because it tells the truth

June 7, 2018 12:32 pm

‘The rule in our household is: if a TV series hasn’t got subtitles, it’s not worth watching,’ a friend told…