Tag Archives: THRILLER

MotherFatherSon – series one – episode one – a review.

MotherFatherSon, a powerful stylistic BBC Two thriller that promised so much with a stellar cast, and in the main this first episode duly delivered. You had to concentrate all the way through this though, otherwise you would have felt snookered … Continue reading

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I’VE FALLEN IN LOVE AGAIN………..WITH ‘THE AMERICANS’! ‘The Americans’, review of season 3.

It is official, I’ve fallen in love again with The Americans, but in all honesty I’d never really fallen out of love with it since ITV1 stopped showing it a few years ago.  Recently, I finally twigged(bit of a technophobe … Continue reading

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The woman with a plan! ‘EILEEN’ by Ottessa Moshfegh – A REVIEW.

A sure way of knowing you’ve enjoyed a good book is when you’re sorry to have finished it, this is what has happened to me recently with the novel Eileen written by Ottessa Moshfegh! Not the best novel that I’ve ever … Continue reading

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THE MISSING – series 2, a review. ADDICTIVE, ENGROSSING…..AND IT WASN’T TOO COMPLICATED!

Wednesday December 7th 2016 was a bad day all-round for me.  Firstly, I woke up and remembered that it was my fortieth birthday(I still feel only twenty), then the double whammy was realising that the outstanding BBC One abduction thriller … Continue reading

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‘The Missing’ – THE COOLEST RETIRED DETECTIVE ON THE PLANET! Series 2, episode 1 review.

Now and again you quite literally get bowled over by a new programme that comes on the telly.  You go to bed thinking about it, you wake up thinking about it and you cannot wait for the next episode to … Continue reading

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IT ENDED WITH A RIGHT BIG BANG!! ‘Happy Valley’ Review. Episode 5, series 2.

What with two murders, an off duty female PCSO bonking some random guy outside a nightclub and Sargent Cawood doing her best Karate Kid impression as she apprehended her sister’s drunken boyfriend, you could therefore say Happy Valley was a rather … Continue reading

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HEARTBREAKING LOVE STORY, BUT THE MURDER PLOT LET IT DOWN! River- Episode six review.

Last night the sixth and final episode of the gripping crime drama River was shown on BBC1. At the end of episode four I went around telling everybody how utterly brilliant I thought this programme was.  Therefore, I was shocked … Continue reading

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