:: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency – Series 2 (10 episodes, streaming from January 5 exclusively on Netflix, Comedy/Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Drama/Romance) SAMUEL Barnett reprises his role as the eponymous quirky crime-fighter in the concluding 10 episodes of the fantastical comedy adapted from the novels by Douglas Adams.
DUNKIRK Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Tom Hardy, Fionn Whitehead, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh, James D'Arcy, Mark Rylance, Barry Keoghan, Tom Glynn-Carney, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard THE one film of 2017 that pretty much everyone saw at least twice was Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan's visually stunning and minimally 'talky' film offers us a visceral taste of the week-long Allied evacuation from Dunkirk in May 1940.
ALTHOUGH you've barely had time to digest your Christmas turkey (but enough about Star Wars: The Last Jedi – haha, just kidding), it's only fair that we pause to look back aghast at three of 2017's biggest cinematic stinkers.
MORE than 20 years after family friendly fantasy Jumanji starring Robin Williams rampaged through multiplexes, Jake Kasdan directs an action-packed rumble in the jungle tailored to the short attention spans of digitally-minded teenagers.
AFTER a rollicking reunion in the effervescent 2015 sequel Pitch Perfect 2, delightfully dysfunctional a cappella champions The Barden Bellas are, frustratingly, off-key and out of sync for their teary-eyed farewell tour of the musical comedy franchise.
A LITTLE little frisson of excitement hung over the McLean residence this week as that bleak and beautiful dark black comedy masterclass The League Of Gentlemen returned to TV for a brief run of anniversary specials.
IF YOU'RE a 'bah humbug' kind of person enduring the current outbreak of festive cheer with your fizzog set firmly to 'grimace', no doubt the delightfully rude and crude Bad Santa ranks pretty highly on your list of Christmas movie favourites.