The Night Manager

Come for Tom Hiddleston’s beautiful face and voice, stay for the incredible scenery and the tense thriller plot – 4/5

Year: 2016images
Director: Susanne Bier

Screenplay: David Farr (Spooks, Hanna)
Adapted from the novel The Night Manager by John Le Carre
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Coleman, Elizabeth Debicki, Tom Hollander
Length: 6 x 1 hour episodes

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Black Mirror

Rating: 5/5
Year: 2011 –
Creator: Charlie Brooker
Starring:Various including Domhnall Gleeson, Hayley Atwell, Rory Kinnear, Jessica Brown Findlay, Rafe Spall, Jon Hamm
Length: 2 series, 3 fifty minute episodes per series plus 90 minute Christmas special

Summary: Incredible series of mini thrillers that make you think twice about the technology we use everyday.Black_Mirror_1

Each stand alone episode of this dark, satirical series is set in the near-future and features technology that doesn’t yet exist but very easily could. The stories examine the way technology has infiltrated our everyday life and how this affects us as supposedly moral and feeling human beings.

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