Tag archive for ‘Channel 4’
By Joseph Hart On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

TV Review: Cucumber, Banana and Tofu

Over the last couple of weeks you may have been slightly hypnotised by the vibrant and tongue-in-cheek adverts on Channel 4 and E4, unashamedly replete with phallic imagery, namely in the form of cucumbers, bananas More...

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By Alice Sholl On Friday, March 1st, 2013

Utopia: episode 6 – review

Channel 4’s Utopia has come to a head; it’s time for the final episode, and get ready for some blood. Surprise surprise, the final message you come away with at the end of this episode is trust no one –but More...

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By Liam Curran On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Black Mirror: ‘The Waldo Moment’ – review

The last episode in the current series of Black Mirror begins with an MP resigning because of pornographic pictures of a teenage girl appearing on his Twitter account. The resulting by-election provides the main More...

By James Margeson On Monday, February 25th, 2013

“People Like Us” is not an isolated incident

Broadcasters consistently use the spectacle of poverty not just to entertain, but to justify politically essential class hatred BBC3 documentary “People Like Us” has run into a problem. Over 200 angry residents More...

By Alice Sholl On Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Utopia: episode 5 – review

It’s episode 5 of Utopia; our characters are more fragmented from one another than ever, and no more trustworthy. Slowly motives are reaching the surface for villains, heroes and the in between, and the episode More...

By Alice Sholl On Monday, February 11th, 2013

Utopia: episode 4 – review

Episode 4 of Utopia takes us into darker, more disturbing realms as well as the painfully cheesy. Yet again we are taught we can trust no one, we see sanity wavering even for kids and a gory sinister script emerges More...

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By Vicki Crowe On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Sweet Tooth Sunday: Simon Rimmer’s chocolate almond cakes

Most of you will know Simon Rimmer, the Liverpudlian chef made famous on Sunday mornings with his sidekick Tim Lovejoy on BBC’s Something for the Weekend and now on Channel 4 with Sunday Brunch. He is famous More...

By Alice Sholl On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Utopia: episode 3 – review

Episode 3 of Utopia once again begins with a hit of violence. Now with the seemingly sharper of the villains wiped out by Wilson Wilson, it’s a one man show, and he begins with shooting relentlessly through a More...

By Alice Sholl On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Utopia: episode 2 – review

Utopia is back for its second episode, and finally it seems we’ll learn the identity of the infamous Jessica Hide. This episode does a literal U-turn from any everyday life featured in the previous, and straight More...

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By Alice Sholl On Monday, January 28th, 2013

Utopia: episode 1 – review

Utopia’s premise doesn’t prepare you for what you are about to watch. If you were to try and sum it up it would be something along the lines of a conspiracy theory thriller, yet with a possibly supernatural More...