Tag: BBC

The Duke

The Duke

Screen Reviews

A retired taxi driver decided to steal a famous painting to raise money for the poor.

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor

Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor

Screen Reviews

Three Doctor Whos unite to battle Zygons in a vast time conundrum centered on the Tower of London. It’s an action packed movie infused with traces of Star Wars, Dune, and any other Sci Fi franchise worth its hyper-salt.

British Mysteries From Acorn Media

British Mysteries From Acorn Media

Features

Are you tired of detective shows where the lead is a mess of addictions, neuroses, and failed relationships? If so, Joe Frietze recommends this trio of British mysteries with a different spin on the genre. Check out The Last Detective, DNA, and Midsomer Murders.

Fortysomething

Fortysomething

Screen Reviews

As Dr. Slippery, a man struggling with mid-life crisis as his wife returns to her career, actor/director Hugh Laurie breathes new life into some of the oldest sitcom clichés on the books with Fortysomething.

Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act

Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act

Screen Reviews

Helen Mirren returns to say goodbye to her groundbreaking character Jane Tennison in the conclusion to the Prime Suspect series. Amidst a myriad of personal problems, she must search for a missing-presumed-dead 14-year-old girl.

Ride

Music Reviews

Waves: Seventeen original BBC recordings from the Radio 1 sessions (1990-1994) (The First Time). Review by Eric J. Iannelli.

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The Jazz Butcher Society

The Jazz Butcher Society

Features

Pat Fish, better known as The Jazz Butcher, passed away a year ago today. Julius C. Lacking offers a requiem for this legendary everyman.

The Tale of King Crab

The Tale of King Crab

Screen Reviews

The winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2021 Viennale, The Tale of King Crab has documentarians Alessio Rigo de Righi and Matteo Zoppis creating their first hybrid-fiction feature, which expands on the provocative mythologies birthed in the town of Vejano, Italy. Generoso and Lily review this immersive and imaginative film.

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

Features

Join Ink 19 with Barb and Allan Vest for new music from Sydney, Australia band Bloods, Prey composer Sarah Schachner, and doubleVee’s own latest release, Treat Her Strangely. What was your first cassette tape, hmm?