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    Too Hot to Handle

    2020-04-20T08:28:00Z

    “Escapism at its trashiest, which is great, as long as you don’t think about it too deeply”

  • After Auschwitz
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    After Auschwitz

    2020-04-17T08:42:00Z

    “The film did get sidetracked by other political issues, which diluted the impact, but it was still utterly compelling”

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    Devs

    2020-04-16T09:44:00Z

    ”Like the messianic tech figures it takes aim at, its reach too often exceeds its grasp.”

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    Prue Leith: Journey with My Daughter

    2020-04-15T09:08:00Z

    “This was a bit different from your bog-standard genealogy documentary”

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    Quiz

    2020-04-14T09:23:00Z

    “The most entertaining thing ITV has done in ages, and fair play to them for greenlighting a show which makes ITV executives seem awful”

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    The Countess and the Russian Billionaire

    2020-04-09T09:43:00Z

    “If ever a title undersold its dynamite content this one did. It was extraordinary; a Jeremy Kyle Show  for the 1 per cent.”

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    Killing Eve

    2020-04-08T09:37:00Z

    “If series two was the difficult second album, then series three is the middle-of-the-road comeback”

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    Liar

    2020-04-07T10:02:00Z

    “In its way it was entertaining television, just to see what nonsense they would come up with next”

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    Models

    2020-04-06T09:29:00Z

    “I would have liked more on what it is like to be a man and to be objectified by photographers for a living”

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    Gordon, Gino and Fred: American Road Trip

    2020-04-03T09:07:00Z

    “Only one moment in the entire hour-and-a-quarter felt even faintly unrehearsed”

  • Save Me Too
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    Save Me Too

    2020-04-02T10:52:00Z

    “It speaks to the power of this drama that, more than any other show on TV right now, you would give anything for this one to have a happy ending”

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    The Trip to Greece

    2020-04-01T09:02:00Z

    “The streak of melancholy was always what pushed The Trip beyond its frippery, so I guess this was the ending it deserved all along”

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    The Real Michael Jackson

    2020-03-31T08:59:00Z

    “This has much more in common with Louis Theroux’s 2016 Savile film than Leaving Neverland”

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    Friday Night Dinner

    2020-03-30T09:46:00Z

    “The gently surreal writing and note-perfect performances made eliciting laughter look effortless when, of course, it’s anything but”

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    Born to Be Different

    2020-03-27T09:52:00Z

    “The series has been powerful because it has never sugar-coated the experiences of these families”

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    Hitmen

    2020-03-26T10:52:00Z

    “May be just a bit too woolly and broadbrush to make a hit in the grander scheme of things. But it finds its target often enough”

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    Our Girl

    2020-03-25T11:38:00Z

    ”Formulaic, predictable and as authentic as a phishing scam but, for some reason, its fans don’t seem to mind”

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    Putin: A Spy Story

    2020-03-24T10:22:00Z

    “This was a documentary that felt like a thriller”

  • The Nest
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    The Nest

    2020-03-23T11:43:00Z

    “This is one of those dramas that could go either way - drawing us in with clever plotting or spiralling into ridiculousness”

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    Mark Kermode’s Secrets of Cinema

    2020-03-20T10:20:00Z

    “Another informative, funky film lecture from the heavyset dude in the dark suit and tie, with the grey quiff and heavy-rimmed glasses”