Dark Tourist

‘Dark tourism’ is the travel to and exploration of locations which are historically related to demise or devastation. This variety of places are precisely what New Zealand-born journalist...

The Nun

The Nun tells the story of a young sister’s apparent suicide at a remote abbey in the hills of Romania which Father Burke (Demian Bichir), a priest with experience in exorcism, and Sister Irene...

Troy: Fall of a City

As a Classics student and keen fanatic of mythology, you can imagine my anticipation upon hearing that the BBC was producing a historical-drama series. Their interpretation of Homer’s ‘Iliad’,...

Modus

If asked to provide a single word to summarise the BBC 4 Swedish crime-drama series, Modus, ‘vexatious’ immediately comes to mind. Modus’ second series concerns the disappearance of U.S....

Anna

Niccolò Ammaniti’s Anna is a calamitous yet hopeful tale of survival, loss and companionship. The novel is set in the near future, where a virus, known only as “Red Fever,” has killed the...