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Laurence Caromba

Laurence Caromba

    Remember Lesotho?
    Remember Lesotho?
    The Forgotten Kingdom is the first feature film in history to have been made in Lesotho. This is noteworthy and interesting, but it is...
    The politics of 'Game of Thrones' season four
    The politics of 'Game of Thrones' season four
    A Song of Ice and Fire, the series of grim fantasy novels written by George RR Martin, was once thought to be unfilmable. When looking at...
    'Doccie' achieves its mission
    'Doccie' achieves its mission
    The concept of the "found footage film" – in which a movie is styled to look as though it's been filmed by its own protagonists...
    Hägar was horrible
    Hägar was horrible
    If there's one recurring theme in Vikings, the History Channel's latest foray into scripted television, it's this: the Vikings were...
    Studios with a licence to sequel
    Studios with a licence to sequel
    It's conventional wisdom that television has become more "cinematic" over the past decade. The appearance of Hollywood A-listers in...
    'True Detective' looks at our darker nature
    'True Detective' looks at our darker nature
    Here's a prediction: at the end of the year, when television critics are drawing up their perennial top 10 lists, True Detective will...
    Think outside the boring TV box
    Think outside the boring TV box
    Over the past decade American television networks have made huge strides in terms of production quality and creative storytelling. But that's...
    TV : Take the rough with the sleuth
    TV : Take the rough with the sleuth
    TELEVISION 
    Row, row, row on boats, bickering on screen
    Row, row, row on boats, bickering on screen
    TELEVISION 
    The 1980s want their cops back
    The 1980s want their cops back
    TELEVISION  The evolution of television crime dramas is one of the great, underappreciated cultural trends of the past two decades. Back in the 1980s, TV cop...
    Geek out on nerdish ?reality show
    Geek out on nerdish ?reality show
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    Zombie TV series finally comes alive
    Zombie TV series finally comes alive
    It’s an adaptation of an award-winning graphic novel, produced by the same cable network that created Mad Men. But for all its...