Jack Thorne

Nathalie Issa raises a fist in The Swimmers

The Swimmers, a true story of courage and determination

The Swimmers is based on the true story of an Olympic swimmer who left Syria in 2015 during the war and made a perilous journey to Germany with her sister and cousin. The film was written by Sally El Hosaini […]

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Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes 2

Review: Enola Holmes 2, and Sherlock too

Enola Holmes 2 takes up where the original film Enola Holmes left off. Enola, played with madcap exuberance by Millie Bobby Brown, opens her own detective agency and waits eagerly for clients to arrive. She breaks the fourth wall to

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The band performing at the eddy

Review: The Eddy

The Eddy has a different language. That language is jazz. The story is told in jazz. Jack Thorne wrote a story about a struggling jazz club in Paris called The Eddy. He added personal drama and a suspenseful mystery. He

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Eiry Thomas, Sarah Lancashire, and Joanna Scanlan in The Accident

Review: The Accident

Sarah Lancashire, Joanna Scanlan, and Sidse Babett Knudsen star in The Accident, the final series in a trilogy by writer Jack Thorne. A lot of vocal Brits on Twitter hated it when it aired on Channel 4 in the UK.

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Sarah Lancashire and Joanna Scanlan in The Accident

Watch This: Trailer for The Accident

The Accident stars Sarah Lancashire and a brilliant cast of others in a drama about a tragedy that hits a Welsh community.

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Sarah Lancashire

Two Happy Bits of News about Sarah Lancashire

Sarah Lancashire has two new shows upcoming. They’ve been announced in the UK, but as of yet there’s no word when they’ll reach a distributor in the US. When I hear anything, I’ll mention it on Twitter.

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Sarah Lancashire in Kiri

Review: Kiri

Kiri is a four-part drama out of the UK’s channel 4, now streaming on Hulu following National Treasure. There were no starring roles in this tightly-drawn cast, but the standout player for me was Sarah Lancashire as Miriam Grayson, a

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Janelle Monáe in Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Review: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a science fiction anthology of 10 episodes streaming on Amazon. Instead of reviewing the anthology as a whole the way I normally would a TV season, I’ll briefly discuss each individual episode. Various writers

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