Friday May 29, 2020

Screen test: what to watch through the lockdown

Dodgy lawyers, sturdy Saxons and an alternate America are among the highlights on offer across various platforms

2nd May, 2020
Money Heist: fast-moving crime caper from Spain

As streaming goes, Netflix isn’t the only kid on the block, but it is the undeniable Big Kahuna for quantity, variety and, yes, quality. True crime documentaries and bloody biopics of nefarious narcos are still there if you want them, but there’s much more on offer now if you need to escape the grim nightly Covid-19 scenarios.

For me, the Netflix television interface (like Amazon Prime’s) is quite awkward...

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