TV Review: Deadwater Fell (Channel 4) – Miniseries

A four-part British miniseries written and created by Daisy Coulam that aired on Channel 4 in January 2020, Deadwater Fell is set in a remote Scottish village and follows a doctor (David Tennant) whose wife and three young children are murdered in a fire. As the only survivor, investigators begin to question the father and search for a motive after finding out that all five of the victims were drugged.

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TV Review: Misfits (E4) – Season 4

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When Series 3 of the British science fiction comedy drama Misfits came to an end this time last year, it was difficult to imagine what could happen next and which characters would even return if the series were to continue. With the revelation that most of the cast would not be reprising their roles in this new series, and that the series would instead be led by original member Curtis (Nathan Stewart-Jarrett), recent additions Rudy (Joseph Gilgun) and Seth (Matthew McNulty), and new characters Jess (Karla Crome) and Finn (Nathan McMullen), it could either pick up quite suitably, or, more than likely, could go completely downhill. Fortunately, whilst the series will never be as good without its original cast members together, it worked out quite well.

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‘Misfits’ Confirmed For A Fourth Series

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UK supernatural comedy drama Misfits has been renewed for a fourth series, reported Broadcast on Friday.

The E4 series, which follows a group of young offenders undergoing community service, has been given the go-ahead to begin work on new episodes. The news comes after reports that creator of Gossip Girl and The OC, Josh Schwartz, is developing an American remake of the show.

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Film Review: Little Ashes

“Remember me when you are at the beach, and above all when you paint crackling things and little ashes. Oh, my little ashes! Put my name in the picture so that my name will serve for something in the world.” – Federico Lorca to Salvador Dali.

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Directed by Paul Morrison, Little Ashes explores the young lives and friendship of surrealist artist Salvador Dalí (Robert Pattinson), filmmaker Luis Bunuel (Matthew McNulty) and writer Federico García Lorca (Javier Beltran). Set in 1922, Spain was dominated by the army and conservative morality invaded every sphere of life: social, artistic and sexual.

As the film opens, Salvador Dali is 18 years old and beginning university in Madrid. Wearing a frilly shirt and a pointy hat with a centre parting in his long hair, he steps out of his carriage into a crowd of suited and clean-cut men. He stood out from the crowd and behaved in an eccentric manner to draw attention to himself which was reflected in his work, creating a new genre of surrealism.

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