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Month: May 2017

72% #OutOf100 – John Boyega Impresses As “Woyzeck” @ The Old Vic

Boyega handles himself incredibly well, given that Thorne has taken a play already ahead of its time and has replaced the space the playwright gave the audience to ‘fill in the blanks’ with a great deal more psychological pressure. Büchner’s original is considered an expressionist masterpiece, but Thorne’s interpretation is drastically revised and overlaid with excessive developments and too little transition.

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92% #OutOf100 – The Handmaid’s Tale Airs On Channel 4, 9pm Sunday 28th May

Tackling feminism, rape, politics, dictatorship, Fascism, homophobia, religious fundamentalism, slavery all in one series is no mean feat. If it wasn’t for Margaret Atwood’s book would this series have been as good? Couldn’t say, but the creative team have outdone themselves with this important piece of television.

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