The opening scene of A Hero follows Rahim (Amir Jadidi) as he leaves prison and heads to the Tomb of Xerxes where his brother-in-law is working.
Kurt Vonnegut had a special relationship with time. The late American author was often maligned between the high-water marks of his success.
Season one of Russian Doll was a dark comic tour de force. Co-creator (with Amy Poehler) Natasha Lyonne stars as Nadia, a brash, hard-drinking New Yorker cursed to relive her 36th birthday party over and over.
The premise of Operation Mincemeat seems ludicrous. Hoping to make Hitler believe the Allies are about to launch a major offensive in Greece rather than Sicily, a dead body containing misleading plans is off-loaded from a submarine and left to wash ashore in Spain.
Michelle Obama (Viola Davis) resisted expectations that she become, what she called a “Stepford FLOTIS”.
Medically assisted suicide is an issue that seems indelibly fraught. It’s an individual’s right to bodily autonomy, versus the sanctity of life.
The Duke is not quite the quirky British comedy its trailer suggests.
What makes a good boss? Early in El Buen Patrón, as it is in the original Spanish, we see Julio Blanco (Javier Bardem) holding court in the factory he owns.
There’s a certain mid-tier of made-for-streaming drama that’s best described as “sub-premium”. Think shows like Dr Death, Unorthodox and even the very good Maid.
Watching The Responder is an immediately gripping but totally draining experience. Martin Freeman is superb as Chris Carson, a policeman who tells his therapist he’s about to crack, and then heads out on night shifts pitted with crises that shake his fracture lines.