Tag Archives: Marcella

New to Sky Box Sets in July

   Veep and Animal Kingdom join the Sky Box Sets rotation next month, ahead of their season premieres on SoHo. Also new to the channel are the second and final season of The Arrangement, season one of Netflix thriller Marcella, season three of Channel Zero and the historical drama starring Billions’ Paul Giamatti, John Adams. Screening […]

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Critical Condition: Marcella (S2)

Marcella | Netflix, from today ➢ “She is back. Marcella, with a ‘ch’ sound in the middle. Anna Friel giving it everything, entertainingly and very watchably, as an unlikely and very uncoplike cop, remember? Who has blackout episodes in which she becomes angry and violent … You may remember from the first series that Marcella […]

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Sky Acquires Netflix Drama for SBS

Sky Box Sets will premiere a British crime drama that hitherto has streamed exclusively on Netflix. Marcella will screen on July 19, a month after the second season starts streaming on Netflix (in 4K). The Scandi noir-style series stars Anna Friel as a troubled ex-detective who returns to her murder beat to investigate a baffling […]

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New to Netflix in June

November 13: Attack on Paris (1/6/2018) Survivors and first responders share tales of horror, kindness and bravery that unfolded in Paris amid the deadly terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015. You Me Her: Season 3 (1/6/2018) Emma, Jack and Izzy face big decisions about parenthood, their careers and whether they’re meant to be together. Marcella: […]

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Critical Condition: Bancroft

Bancroft | TVNZ 1, 9.00 Sunday ➢ “After watching Thandie Newton’s meltdown in Line of Duty (to which this plot bore truly remarkable similarities, to the possible extent that lawyers might begin to rub their little hands), and that of Suranne Jones in Doctor Foster, it was poor Sarah Parish’s turn to play the driven, […]

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Critical Condition: The Level

The Level (TVNZ 1, 8.30 Sunday-Thursday) “The shadow of Nordic noir continues to hang over British crime drama with The Level, the latest homegrown procedural looking to the gloomy far north for inspiration. Downton Abbey’s dashing Rob James-Collier is the marquee name here, though the reliably geezerish Philip Glenister is perhaps a more predictable fit for the gritty […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 1

Prime reboots English Premiere League … Expect even stranger Things …  Great news for free-to-air soccer fans: this month Prime will start broadcasting English Premier League matches. Coverage will kick off 11.30 on September 12, with Swansea vs Chelsea at Liberty Stadium. Prime will play a featured game every Monday night and a weekly highlights package on Saturday afternoons. Live EPL […]

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Critical Condition: Marcella

Marcella (Netflix, from today) “ITV’s Marcella is a series that’s making me wonder whether much of the success of Nordic noir crime dramas in recent years was simply down to the fact that we’d believe anything, no matter how ludicrous, so long as it was set in Scandinavia rather than Britain … I could imagine all this being more enthralling if […]

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