Connie Britton

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Dear Edward review – the dire folk-pop soundtrack ruins every tender TV moment
There are plenty of authentic emotional moments in Jason Katims’s drama about a bereavement support group. Until the dreadful, mewling music starts up …

Ellen E Jones

03, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021, No 2: The White Lotus
An immaculate social satire featuring scabrous character studies, a murder-mystery and a shocking revenge scene

Lucy Mangan

21, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Trouble in paradise! The White Lotus cast – ranked by awfulness
Privileged, greedy, traitorous and pretending to be woke – the characters in HBO’s hotel drama hit new lows in villainy. But who was the worst?

Stuart Heritage

21, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The White Lotus – the best dressed show since Succession?
Alex Bovaird the costume designer behind the chaotic new show, talks Gatsby kaftans, Gwyneth Paltrow-inspired aesthetics and dressing up ideologies

Priya Elan

19, Aug, 2021 @10:11 AM

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The White Lotus review – a magnificently monstrous look at how the other half live
Rich guests – including a spaced-out Jennifer Coolidge – rub shoulders with downtrodden workers on a holiday from hell, in Mike White’s superb satire about inequality

Lucy Mangan

16, Aug, 2021 @9:05 PM

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The White Lotus is the best satire of wealth privilege on TV right now
The spiky six-part HBO mini-series by Mike White captures the self-delusion and defensiveness of the wealthy white one-percenters in the US

Adrian Horton

02, Aug, 2021 @6:26 AM

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The White Lotus review – 2021’s best, and most uncomfortable, TV show
Enlightened creator Mike White’s Hawaii-set comedy drama offers up scathing social satire in a ballsy take-no-prisoners state of the nation series

Benjamin Lee

09, Jul, 2021 @3:22 PM

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How Promising Young Woman shows the limits of #MeToo revenge
The tart Oscar-tipped dark comedy offers an intoxicating revenge plot against bad men. But can insight be found in assuming everyone’s worst potential?

Adrian Horton

05, Jan, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Joe Bell review – Mark Wahlberg affects in moving homophobia drama
The actor makes a convincing plea for awards recognition in a heartbreaking true story of a father whose gay son kills himself after being bullied

Benjamin Lee

15, Sep, 2020 @2:30 AM

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The Mustang review – intense man-meets-horse drama
Matthias Schoenaerts is outstanding as a prisoner trying to rehabilitate himself

Wendy Ide

01, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM

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9-1-1 review – Ryan Murphy's life-saving drama is in need of resuscitation
Not even Angela Bassett can save this terribly over-the-top and at times wooden series from the same team that brought the world Glee

Sam Wollaston

16, Aug, 2018 @9:35 AM

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When good TV goes bad: how Nashville turned country music into a trashy panto
The super-soapy drama didn’t so much jump the shark as partake in a furious exhibition of shark dressage that continues to this day

Laura Snapes

09, Oct, 2017 @12:00 PM

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