The decision to place Revenge in The Hamptons created an ideal opportunity to retain the class issues embedded in The Count of Monte Cristo and update them for a new audience.
Sadly, despite its promise, Prime Suspect appears headed for cancellation, without a renewal on next season’s schedule. Catch episodes, and Timoney’s fantastic fedora, while you can.
We Were Here is a superb oral history from the peak years of the AIDS crisis in San Francisco.
From Mosier, Oregon to West Plains, Missouri, rural populations in the US are turning out to join the Occupy movement.
There’s a faint flavour of Buffy to Grimm, with its blend of fun, mythos, and intriguing characters.
Alas, a show that managed to bring considerable complexity to its women in the pilot, and managed to confront or dodge a lot of stereotypes surrounding women in fairytales, didn’t fare so well on other fronts.
The new season premiere of The Walking Dead felt like a faded imitation of the more cinematic first season.
What’s clear from the farmworker shortage is that if there’s any area where tough, no-tolerance legislation is needed, it’s not in immigration – it’s in working conditions for farm labourers.
Homeland is a strong, ambiguous, and complex thriller that holds a mirror up to viewers, but it’s also walking a highwire that could potentially lead to a devastating fall.
Boardwalk Empire cuts to the heart of the idealised and romanticised era of gangsters, cronyism, and smuggling.