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David Fincher's skill lies in his ability to tell gripping, violent stories without exploiting the victims at their centre.
From Game of Thrones to Chernobyl, viewers are finding climate change parallels everywhere on screen. But why aren’t TV dramas confronting our crisis head on?
Why is the eighteenth most popular show on TV considered headline news?
Love Island has become a micro-influencer-to-social-media-sensation conveyor belt – without any of the emotional pay-off that made it watchable before.
As Michael Goldfarb drew repeated attention to Lumet’s sense of the bootlessness of structures, I wondered, was this at the very root of his famed brilliance with actors?
2019 Love Island is delivering twists and turns like no season before it.
After such a great first season, it was surprising to see how sloppy the writing became in series two.
“They’re both so, so good,” was the observations made of Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer on BBC 5 Live.
Michael's fury, Amy's departure, and Ovie's egg dance were the few highlights in a relatively dull week. But six weeks in and so few serious couples has us asking: what happens now?
The 1969 moon landing has inspired countless films, books and TV shows – but on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission’s cultural legacy is shadowed with a darker hue.
This Hollywood abuse story is determinedly relevant, as if compelling drama were simply a case of making vigorous nods in the direction of the newspapers.