TV Critics – Page 3

  • Friday Night Dinner Ep1I
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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”

  • Born To Be Different
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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”

  • Hitmen
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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”

  • Our Girl
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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”

  • Putin A Russian Spy Story
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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”

  • Feel Good
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    Feel Good

    2020-03-19T10:30:00Z

    “A glorious, shining jewel in the middle of what I think we can safely call the greatest global shitstorm since the second world war”

  • PENANCE_Ep1_Nico Mirallegro (Jed) © West Road Pictures 2020 (9)
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    Penance

    2020-03-18T10:26:00Z

    “A pensive kind of potboiler, more about grief and the weird things it does to a person’s head”

  • Belgravia
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    Belgravia

    2020-03-16T10:06:00Z

    “It looks sumptuous and a cracking cast give it their all”

  • Breeders
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    Breeders

    2020-03-13T09:19:00Z

    “It was terrific: dark, fresh, brutal, funny, a little twisted and very sweary”

  • Child Of Our Time: Turning 20
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    Child of Our Time: Turning 20

    2020-03-12T10:03:00Z

    “This should have been a three-part series at least, not a one-hour rush job.”

  • Five Guys A Week
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    Five Guys a Week

    2020-03-11T09:47:00Z

    “I found myself gripped, grinning and emotionally invested in the outcome.”

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    Miriam’s Big Fat Adventure

    2020-03-10T09:31:00Z

    “Even in the hands of someone as likeable and funny as Miriam, the show suffered from fat-programming fatigue”

  • Race Across The World
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    Race Across the World

    2020-03-09T09:56:00Z

    “Hats off to the production team for finding a bunch of people in crisis. Every pairing is in compelling peril.”

  • Noughts + Crosses
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    Noughts + Crosses

    2020-03-06T10:03:00Z

    “The premise wasn’t subtle, but it still punched you, repeatedly, with darkly familiar phrases and jarring visual shocks.”

  • The Trouble With Maggie Cole
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    The Trouble with Maggie Cole

    2020-03-05T09:41:00Z

    “So far it is easy, gossipy froth, which is about the best thing you can say about it, and the worst”

  • The Trip To Greece
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    The Trip to Greece

    2020-03-04T09:39:00Z

    “There are few better people through whom to enjoy a vicarious holiday.”

  • Liar
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    Liar

    2020-03-03T09:36:00Z

    “I love an ITV thriller as much as the next person, but this slides into the ranks of them, rather than elevating itself above”

  • McDonald and Dodds
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    McDonald & Dodds

    2020-03-02T09:39:00Z

    “Given time to grow, this could be a decent addition to the ranks of detective dramas”