The thrusting chancer who insinuates himself into people’s lives with latent malign intent is a perennially compelling archetype; its best-known literary exemplar is probably Patricia Highsmith’s eponymous antihero in The Talented Mr Ripley. For all his shortcomings, Highsmith’s villain was at least goal‑oriented; by contrast, Paul’s motives are enigmatically opaque. His pursuit of Emily seems to be driven not so much by carnal lust as by animus against her partner and all that he represents – a kind of sexualised class warfare that calls to mind Pulp’s 1995 song “I Spy”, in which Jarvis Cocker croons with creepy relish about an affair with a rich west London housewife: “It’s not a case of woman v man / It’s more a case of haves against haven’ts.” … [Read more...] about Theft by Luke Brown review – black comedy of sexualised class war
More from George Clooney George Clooney: 'I didn't expect kids and a wife - but Amal walked in and everything changed' George and Amal Clooney offer fans the chance to dine with them at Italian home George Clooney reveals he warned Ben Affleck not to play Batman George Clooney addresses rumours he will be Archie's godfather George Clooney wants hotel boycott over homosexuality and adultery laws George Clooney compares Meghan to Princess Diana, saying: 'We've seen how that ends' … [Read more...] about George Clooney ‘saddened’ by child labour at farms ‘used by Nespresso’
Mammoth's Damien Timmer said: “Robert Murphy has created a brilliant new partnership in Dodds and McDonald and I'm thrilled they will be played by Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia. … [Read more...] about When does McDonald and Dodds start on ITV?
Lucian Msamati as Ed Dumani Colm Meaney plays Finn Wallace Valene Kane stars as Jacqueline Robinson Mark Lewis Jones as Kinney The series also stars Ray Panthaki, Paapa Essiedu, Asif Raza Mir, Narges Rashidi, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Jude Akuwudike and Emmet Scanlan. … [Read more...] about When does Gangs Of London start on Sky and who’s in the cast?
There are several scenes which are filmed in an office, and London was used as the location. … [Read more...] about Where was Flesh and Blood filmed? Filming locations for the ITV drama series