Rick and Morty: a show of mind-bending nihilism

In the olden days, people worried about young people watching too much television. Now that we’re all addicted to status updates and online fascism, w(...)

Watchmen: “Something much more than an effort to keep fans ticking over.”  Photograph: HBO/Sky Atlantic

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?” asks Don Johnson’s Tulsa police chief Judd Crawford, adjourning an emergency meeting of masked crime-fighters. That (...)

The art of documentary film-making has a lot to do with timing. Every now and then a subject becomes ripe for exploitation. Get there first and you(...)

Surprise surprise: Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black

Back in the heyday of light entertainment, Cilla Black was huge, a proper television personality whose shows Surprise Surprise and Blind Date were rat(...)