Brexit: The Uncivil War  ★★★★

Brexit: The Uncivil War ★★★★

Monday evening saw the airing on Channel 4 of James Graham’s Brexit: The Uncivil War, staring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings, the brains behind Vote Leave. Graham is one of the country’s leading playwrights with a penchant for political plays – his play This House was one of the mostly highly praised and successful political…

Review: The Kominsky Method

Review: The Kominsky Method

Micheal Douglas and Alan Arkin star in this superbly pitched dry, dark, emotional comedy from Chuck Lorre. Douglas plays Sandy Kominsky an acting coach whose best friend and highly successful agent Norman Newlander (Arkin) is widowed in the first episode. Heart broken and unsure how to carry on the curmudgeonly Newlander is supported by Kominsky…

Review: The Final Table

Review: The Final Table

With The Final Table there’s finally a programme that brings top chefs from around the globe to compete and cook for the leading chefs in the world. It’s the sort of competition that’s been begged for. Making it into a reality TV show though, well that could go horribly wrong. And so it was that…

Tag

Tag

Based on a true story reported by the Wall Street Journal, Tag is about a group of friends that have stayed linked since high school by an on going game of tag played over one month every year. Ed Helms, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Hannibal Buress and Jake Johnson star as the friends along side…

Oceans 8

Oceans 8

It is of course an unbeatable ensemble cast, but then that’s what the Oceans series is all about. As a relaunch of a successful brand it won’t surprise you that the general plot and the ‘surprise’ twists aren’t original. A nice touch is a few of the original cast members appearing, and the relationship between…