All Critics articles

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    Giri/Haji

    2019-12-06T13:17:00Z

    “Up there with Chernobyl, The Virtues and Succession as the year’s best TV drama”

  • My Grandparents' War
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    My Grandparent’s War

    2019-12-05T10:33:00Z

    “This latest instalment in the series was an extraordinary film”

  • The Family Secret
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    The Family Secret

    2019-12-04T09:48:00Z

    “Perhaps the least festive but most fearless piece of programming you’ll see all month”

  • Growing Up Poor: Britain's Breadline Kids
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    Growing Up Poor: Britain’s Breadline Kids

    2019-12-03T09:48:00Z

    “The most articulate film about poverty I’ve ever seen”

  • The War Of The Worlds
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    The War of the Worlds

    2019-12-02T10:45:00Z

    “It had some good moments, but despite a great cast, it was forgettable”

  • Elton John: Uncensored
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    Elton John: Uncensored

    2019-11-29T10:03:00Z

    “We got in Elton John an older, wiser, mellower rock star in lilac shades who laughed at his toupee and was commendably self-deprecating”

  • The Baby Has Landed
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    The Baby Has Landed

    2019-11-28T09:46:00Z

    “This no-holds-barred access offered a genuine picture of family life that felt rare in factual television”

  • Eight Days
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    8 Days

    2019-11-27T09:56:00Z

    “The premise is terrifying, so it’s strange that this new series is so flat and uninvolving.”

  • Meat: A Threat To Our Planet?
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    Meat: A Threat to Our Planet?

    2019-11-26T10:50:00Z

    “There was nothing vague here about the dangers facing our planet, no softening of how destructive our lifestyles are”

  • Ladhood
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    Ladhood

    2019-11-25T09:49:00Z

    “This is intelligent, incisive humour that makes acute observations then takes them to the next level.”

  • What Makes A Muderer
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    What Makes a Murderer

    2019-11-22T10:10:00Z

    “Understanding criminal behaviour is a fine intention, but the documentary over-sold itself as a bold experiment offering definitive answers.”

  • Guilt
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    Guilt

    2019-11-21T11:22:00Z

    “It was deliciously, darkly funny, the Coen brothers by way of Leith”

  • Boom, Bust And Bankers
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    Boom, Bust and Bankers

    2019-11-20T09:57:00Z

    “One to get class warriors taking to the streets of London with a flamethrower”

  • Cold Call
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    Cold Call

    2019-11-19T09:48:00Z

    “Compelling drama on a timely subject delivered with authenticity, humanity and a light touch”

  • The War Of The Worlds
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    The War of the Worlds

    2019-11-18T10:03:00Z

    “A solid, reliable adaptation rather than an earth-shattering reimagining”

  • The Accident
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    The Accident

    2019-11-15T10:12:00Z

    “Had every ingredient needed for a stonking series but the mixture never quite rose to the occasion”

  • Britain's Child Drug Runners
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    Britain’s Child Drug Runners

    2019-11-14T10:18:00Z

    “It was impossible to watch without feeling both angry and incredibly sad.”

  • Gold Digger
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    Gold Digger

    2019-11-13T11:02:00Z

    “Works beautifully as a soapy drama that promises to be full of twists and turns but emotional and psychological substance too”

  • Gary Linker: My Grandad's War
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    Gary Lineker: My Grandad’s War

    2019-11-12T09:53:00Z

    “Less Lineker, and more voices of the real heroes of the campaign, and this would have been an excellent film”

  • ant&dec dna journey
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    Ant & Dec’s DNA Journey

    2019-11-11T13:24:00Z

    “Both men displayed the basic likeability and honesty which has been key to their success”