Guts, glory, revenge and dishonour; so is life in the gritty underworld of Naples in Gomorrah.
“We move forward. As we move the very world forward.”
Following a mental breakdown, child psychologist Mike Painter (Paul Schneider) returns to his small hometown of Iron Hill for the first time since his youth. Called back by his tragic past, he sets about uncovering the truth behind a spate of child deaths and the disappearance of his twin brother Eddie in the town back in…
Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction. So is the mantra of the outstanding non-fiction podcast Lore. A couple of years on from its launch, with 5-million monthly listeners and a deserved iTunes award under its belt comes a spinoff TV show of the same name, direct from Amazon Video. Yes, it’s still regularly…
“The bigger world is ours by right.”
What a riot!
The Young Pope is grand in its ambition, impressive in scale, and richly detailed in its costumes and locations.
Step into the gloomy and brilliant alternate realities of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror. Be warned, there may be a bit of mental scarring.
“I’m warning you, it’s not a pretty sight”, a man tells ballsy detective Anaïs Châtelet as they approach a train station maintenance pit. He’s not wrong.
Family. Can’t live with them. Can kill them.
“We never would’ve upset you if we knew you had superpowers.”
99% of the time, crime doesn’t pay. For the 1% however – those intelligent, hardened and violent few – it pays big. Much to the expense of those whose lives they touch on their rise to power.