There’s always a risk when it comes to capturing the lives of our icons in dramatic form. In contrast to the stage where there’s more room for creative licence, with film and TV there’s a lot more scrutiny. We want clones, we want full historical accuracy, we want all the truths to be told.Read More
Category: Screen Reviews
If you haven’t tuned in to American Gods on Amazon Prime, you are missing an episodic fantasy thriller with honest and profound observations about the evolution of America.Read More
90% #OutOf100: ITV’s Essential New Drama “Fearless” With Central Cast-Member Wunmi Mosaku As Senior Detective!
In ITV’s latest essential viewing, Fearless, Wunmi Mosaku’s DCS Olivia Greenwood, of SO15 counter-intelligence, goes head-to-head with principal character Emma Banville (Helen McCrory) over the case that made her career, as ace human rights lawyer Banville gets the original conviction overturned, but must now prepare for a re-trial.Read More
As you know, we at TBB love FILM, and when we can, we make full use of our press passes to see some of the more mainstream movies on offer at film festivals. Another such film at Sundance London was Beatriz At Dinner, a complete dose of the claustrophobic reality of a woman’s descent into despair and tragedy. As with all the best dramas, it also has a smattering of dark fantasy added in. Beatriz (an astonishing Salma Hayek – 30 Rock, 2009-13, Ugly Betty, 2006-07, From Dusk Til Dawn, 1996) is a nurse who specialises in the complementary arts of healing and massage....Read More
Nick Broomfield is known for appearing in front of the camera in his documentaries but in this, he kept himself off screen. This was a sensible move, as what he has delivered is a portrait that treats Whitney Houston with the tenderness and respect she deserves and begs the question, if she had received more of that whilst alive, would she still be with us?Read More