is it right to let a serial killer tell his story?

is it right to let a serial killer tell his story?

It is common practice these days for serial killer programs to focus on the victims, not their killers. As the title of Me, Sharpshooter: The Washington Killers (Channel 4) suggested, that was not the case here. The six-part series is built around the testimony of Lee Malvo, one of two men who went on a … Read more

Martin Freeman’s Police Patrol Is A Long, Brutal Night Of The Soul

Martin Freeman’s Police Patrol Is A Long, Brutal Night Of The Soul

The first thing to say about The answering machine (BBC One) is that it’s not a crime drama. This is a drama about a policeman, and the two should not be confused. The second thing to say is that the opening episode is unlikely. Relentlessly dark, nervous in all the wrong ways – the main … Read more

much more than a celebrity travelogue

much more than a celebrity travelogue

It’s been a rough few years for the celebrity travel diary. With the pandemic putting an end to international travel, TV personalities who might previously have crisscrossed the globe for our viewing pleasure have been forced to slum in the UK. But those dark days are finally over and, following Sue Perkins’ Big American Road … Read more

Why we relearn to speak our mother tongue

Why we relearn to speak our mother tongue

“Why don’t you speak your language? A question that seems so simple but whose answer is usually quite loaded. You will be familiar with this question if you are part of a diaspora. My mother speaks five languages ​​(yes five – English, French, Swahili, Lingala and Tshibula). Her first language and the one she uses … Read more

From Tom Brady to The Rock

From Tom Brady to The Rock

12:45 a.m. ET Tory BaronESPN Editor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports. And just like that, with the Los Angeles Rams’ 34-11 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, the first … Read more

Oscar Isaac Brings Menace to MCU

Screenshot: marvel studios Although Disney and Marvel Studios gave us a brief overview of Oscar Isaac in action as one of Marvel Comics’ most iconic vigilantes a few months ago, we now have a full and proper look at what happens when Marc Spector becomes the moon knight– the answer is a sleek white suit … Read more

Clarkson’s Farm wannabe leaves actor crestfallen

Clarkson’s Farm wannabe leaves actor crestfallen

A TV personality with no farming experience buys a farm and attempts to run it, with often comical results. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. It’s impossible to describe Kelvin’s Great Farming Adventure (BBC One) as anything other than a shameless Clarkson’s Farm rip-off. “That’s the side you don’t see too often, isn’t … Read more

Can Oti Mabuse and Bez save this sinking show?

Can Oti Mabuse and Bez save this sinking show?

ice dancing (ITV) was twisting our melons, man. As the celebrity skaters returned to the rink, cult hero Bez provided a moment of pure joy on television. The Happy Mondays mascot descended on a pair of giant maracas before stumbling unsteadily around the ice, surrounded by striking watermelons. Viewers could be forgiven for wondering if … Read more

Tim Allen is starring in Disney Plus’ The Santa Clause series

Tim Allen is starring in Disney Plus’ The Santa Clause series

Tim AllenPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The holiday season has passed, but Tim Allen is ready to get back into the Christmas spirit. Actor reprises his role as regular guy-turned-Santa Claus Scott Calvin on Disney+ Santa limited edition, by Deadline. Allen can also find Last man standing creator Jack Burditt, who is the showrunner and … Read more