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Tristram Fane Saunders

Tristram Fane Saunders
Tristram Fane Saunders's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Daily Telegraph (UK)

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 84% Good Omens: Miniseries (TV, 2019) The omens aren't good. When you're planning an apocalypse, timing is everything.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted May 21, 2019
4/5 60% American Gods: Season 2 (TV, 2019) Watch this show cynically, and the whole edifice might topple down. But go along with it and it's one hell of a ride. Like the gods themselves, American Gods requires - and rewards - your unquestioning faith.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2019
50% Frontier: Season 1 (TV, 2016) It crams too much fur-trading history into six overstuffed episodes, introducing two dozen hastily sketched minor characters, many of whom have nothing to do but stand around and discuss the underused Momoa. ‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2019
3/5 100% Star Trek: Discovery: Season 2 - Brother (TV Episode) [Rapp] has been given an unreasonable amount of dramatic heavy-lifting, and carried it off with aplomb.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
3/5 83% Star Trek: Discovery: Season 2 (TV, 2019) Series two might not have that dizzying ambition, but on the evidence of the first three episodes it's still never less than thoroughly enjoyable. ‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
2/5 73% Doctor Who: Season 11 - The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos (TV Episode) As with much of this series, it felt like a reiteration of things we'd seen before. ‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2018
4/5 No Score Yet Pls Like: Season 2 (TV, 2018) Pls Like is biting the hand that feeds, making this show as essential as it is funny.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2018
4/5 94% Forever: Season 1 (TV, 2018) A curious, compelling treat, which in its first three episodes manages to weave an increasingly high-concept story without losing its initial low-key charm. Hopefully it'll carry on that way forever.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2018
4/5 0% Black Mirror: Season 4 - USS Callister (TV Episode) It raises some prescient, topical points about how men in power abuse their positions of authority.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018
3/5 59% Black Mirror: Season 3 - Men Against Fire (TV Episode) The message of Men Against Fire is one of compassion... it's a message that's more important now than ever. Brooker may bludgeon us over the head with it, but maybe our heads were in need of some bludgeoning.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Aug 17, 2018
3/5 100% Stath Lets Flats: Season 1 (TV, 2018) Given the dire state of the current housing crisis, it's surprising that there wasn't a sitcom about letting agents sooner. ‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 29, 2018
85% Marvel's Luke Cage: Season 2 (TV, 2018) Judging from the second season's carefully paced opening, with unresolved family tensions quivering in all directions, it seems this show won't be making the same mistake twice. ‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 22, 2018
4/5 94% A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 2 (TV, 2018) This gothic treat also offers a wicked line in absurdist humour, and the most gorgeously toybox-like set designs you'll find anywhere outside a Wes Anderson film.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Mar 30, 2018
63% The Good Doctor: Season 1 (TV, 2017-2018) Sensitively portrayed by Bates Motel star Freddie Highmore, the character is extraordinarily gifted but often underestimated by those around him. ‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2017
4/5 0% Black Mirror: Season 4 (TV, 2017) We could be looking at the best season of Black Mirror yet.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
3/5 71% Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: Season 1 (TV, 2016) It's a compulsively watchable show, but its breathless, urgent tone brings it closer to E4's Misfits than to anything Adams wrote.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2016
3/5 77% The OA: Season 1 (TV, 2016) Like a cat trying to play the piano, it might not exactly achieve its goal, but the attempt is still rather endearing and undeniably watchable.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2016
4/5 94% A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 1 (TV, 2017) It is a world without magic, where all adults are either patronising bureaucrats or deranged arsonists. The few kind-hearted exceptions invariably end up dead. In other words, it's an utter delight.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2017
100% Twin Peaks: The Return - Part 4 (TV Episode) Five hours in, Mark Frost and David Lynch's sprawling supernatural drama still feels like it's still only just beginning.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2017
100% Twin Peaks: The Return - Part 3 (TV Episode) Well, that was a pleasant surprise. After a challenging season opener that wove a web of fear across its two-hour running time, the tone of this episode felt like a return to the Twin Peaks of old, in which light and dark were held carefully in balance.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted May 24, 2017
100% Twin Peaks: The Return - Part 1 (TV Episode) We sat and watched a box on which people sat and watched a box. They didn't know what it was they were watching for, only that it made them uneasy. Us too, kids. Welcome to Lynchville.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted May 22, 2017
3/5 90% The Tick: Season 1 (TV, 2016-2018) "Oh, what a goofy work is man," the animated Tick once mused. If Amazon commission a full series (and they should), let's hope Edlund finds space for more of that sublime goofiness.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Aug 23, 2016
4/5 93% One Mississippi: Season 1 (TV, 2015-2016) One Mississippi is hardly a comedy, and it's not really about trauma. It's about recovery, and you'll come away from it feeling healed.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2016
4/5 89% Preacher: Season 1 - Call and Response (TV Episode) The season finale of AMC's supernatural comic-book adaptation Preacher was everything we wanted it to be; funny, cathartic and gleefully destructive.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Aug 2, 2016
4/5 97% Stranger Things: Season 1 (TV, 2016) Stranger Things shares something with this shadowy other world: once you've been drawn into it, there's no turning back.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2016
4/5 95% Lady Dynamite: Season 1 (TV, 2016) Lady Dynamite was a blast of technicolour goofiness. Characters turned into animals. There were cartoon interludes. Bamford's adorable pug spoke with the voice of Werner Herzog. Time and again, the joyful strangeness outweighed the fear.‐ Daily Telegraph (UK)
Read More | Posted May 25, 2016