Tag: Ian Pirie

Posted in Film

Film Review: The Last Duel (2021)

Much more engaging than it ought to be, medieval drama The Last Duel intrigues with its multiple…

Posted in Bond Film

Film Review: Die Another Day (2001)

Brosnan reaches an ignomious end as Die Another Day buckles under the weight of sponsorship deals, retrospective…

Posted in TV

TV Review: The Capture

Lia Williams is all kinds of caustic brilliance in conspiracy thriller The Capture “Accepting you can rarely…

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TV Review: The Spanish Princess, Series 2

Laura Carmichael emerges as a late MVP in the second instalment of Philippa Gregory’s The Spanish Princess…

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TV Review: Chernobyl

In its exploration of the human stories around the nuclear accident, Craig Mazin’s mini-series Chernobyl is simply…

Posted in Da Vinci's Demons TV

DVD Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Series 3

“People of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them, they went out and happened…

Posted in Da Vinci's Demons TV

TV Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Series 3, episodes 1 + 2

  “This chemistry sounds much too sophisticated for a horde of heathens” In this world of Netflix…

Posted in Da Vinci's Demons TV

DVD Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Series 2

“This could be the gateway to extraordinary things” The second series of Da Vinci’s Demons continues the…

Posted in Da Vinci's Demons TV

DVD Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Series 1

“War has always been the handmaiden of progress” From its opening moments of buttocks and blood (both…