Something unusual happened on American television last week: a drama finished its first season with all the loose ends tied up. There were no cliffhangers. No teasing hints at stories to come. The show in question was Hostages, which started on Channel 4 last night, and it is adding to the stirrings of a television revolution.
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Friday 19 April 2013
Barnaby Southcombe DVD/Blu-ray (91mins)
Saturday 13 April 2013
The Gatekeepers (101 mins, 15)
Friday 12 April 2013
Where are you know and what can you see?
The Weekend's Viewing: Given that one plutocrat a day is dying, I would have thought the killings might have prompted the deployment of the Swedish army
Monday 08 April 2013
Arne Dahl: The Blinded Man, Sat, BBC4 // Nick Hewer: Countdown to Freetown, Sun, Channel 4
Saturday 30 March 2013
The strange tale of a man with demons
Monday 25 March 2013
The Potters centre-back was given a retrospective three-match suspension on the basis of video evidence
Friday 08 March 2013
Sunday 03 March 2013
PD James: Pride and waspishness
Thursday 21 February 2013
The phenomenon was first recognised as a pattern during the Second World War
Sunday 17 February 2013
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier ... Pope: This real-life conspiracy is worthy of le Carré
Sunday 27 January 2013
Like a melancholy remake of The Terminator, Looper stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a hitman whose targets have been sent back to him from the future ... which is fine until he finds himself face to face with his older self (Bruce Willis).
Friday 25 January 2013
An RAF surveillance aircraft has been deployed in support of the French military action in Mali, the Ministry of Defence said.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Jaw-dropping turns and killer twists
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Former England international has not played since October
Wednesday 05 December 2012
A young, clever, troubled girl finds solace from an oppressive mother in the local library, where she begins to read through the fiction stock in alphabetical order. Which end of the alphabet would you suggest she started at for maximum consolation? In this (though in almost nothing else), the young Jeanette Winterson took the conventional route, beginning at A.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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- 3 The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
- 4 Why you're almost certainly more like your father than your mother