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Jed Mercurio to Adapt Lady Chatterley's Lover for BBC One

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 24th April 2014

The BBC can’t get enough of Jed Mercurio; The Line of Duty creator is embarking on a third series of his popular crime drama, and he’s to start work on a Lady Chatterley’s Lover adaption...

Tags: Vicky McClure - Martin Compston

Line of Duty Creator on Ending: "I'm Sorry Some People Have Been Disappointed"

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st March 2014

'Line of Duty' has been hailed as one of the U.K’s best crime dramas alongside Luther and Broadchurch. But unlike those two shows – which both scored big at this week’s RTE Awards – Line...

Tags: Vicky McClure - Martin Compston

BBC2's "Line Of Duty" Returns To Disappointing Ratings, Loses Out To Comfy And Familiar "Midsummer Murders"

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 14th February 2014

When the BBC crime drama Line of Duty debuted two years ago, it was the biggest new drama the channel had had in a while. Not only did last night’s series 2 premiere fail to...

Tags: Lennie James - Martin Compston - Vicky McClure

The Critics Are Delighted With Line of Duty's Return

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 13th February 2014

If there’s one thing the British viewing public love, it’s a solid crime drama, and Line of Duty delivers in spades. The critics have been really impressed the Line of Duty’s series 2 opener, calling...

Tags: Martin Compston - Lennie James - Vicky McClure


by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 3rd October 2013

As another full-on Irvine Welsh adaptation Trainspotting did in 1996, this bracingly original movie puts a new filmmaker on the map. Not only is this a loud blast of both style and substance, but it...

Tags: James McAvoy - Jamie Bell - Eddie Marsan - Imogen Poots - John Sessions - Gary Lewis


Video | 12th April 2013

This trailer is only suitable for persons aged 18 or over.Bruce Robertson is a vile, devious and emotionally disturbed individual who also happens to be a Detective Sergeant. Off duty, he lives a life of...

Tags: James McAvoy - Imogen Poots - Jamie Bell - Joanne Froggatt - Eddie Marsan - Emun Elliott


by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 26th October 2012

A bracingly honest approach to flawed characters makes this small-scale Swiss drama thoroughly involving. And moving too. Most intriguing is how the writers and director have transformed what's essentially a rather dark, bleak story into...

Tags: Lea Seydoux - Martin Compston - Gillian Anderson - Ruth Waldburger - Gilles Taurand

When the Lights Went Out

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 5th October 2012

Based on an outrageous true story, this is essentially Britain's own Amityville Horror, as a family haplessly moves into a house occupied by a noisy, terrifying ghost. The filmmakers create a strong freak-out atmosphere, jolting...

Tags: Kate Ashfield - Steven Waddington - Andrea Lowe - Martin Compston - Gary Lewis - Deepak Nayar


Video | 26th April 2012

Introverted but polite young man Joe is overcome with grief after beloved brother John is murdered by a violent gang following a heated disagreement in the local pub. The bereavement incites the arrival of one...

Tags: Paul Anderson - Martin Compston - Neil Maskell - Ebony Gilbert

The Disappearance Of Alice Creed

Video | 9th March 2010

Alice Creed is the daughter of a wealthy business man and she is the target of a kidnapping planned by two ex-cons desperate for a way out of their current lives and onto better things....

Tags: Gemma Arterton - Eddie Marsan - Martin Compston

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