The Staircase (2004)

March 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

If one single genre defined television in 2015, it was true crime. Bookended by The Jinx and Making a Murderer, it suddenly felt as if “quality” television had fled [...]

Veep: Season 4 (2015)

February 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Now in its fourth season, Veep feels as if it is in a transitional phase. For one thing, Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is no longer Veep: she’s the incumbent [...]

Show Me A Hero (2015)

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the legacies of The Wire has been that every subsequent David Simon series is now destined to be scrutinised to determine how successfully it lives up to that [...]