Utopia: Series 1, Episode 4 – Dork Review


Another week in Utopia, and you can hear the phones ring across the agency. “Shit,” they’re saying, “we’re running out of plot!” “Don’t worry,” their mate reassures them, “the characters can always sit around for a whole episode. There was a traumatic shooting at the end of the last one, we can … [Read more...]

Utopia: Series 1, Episode 3 – Dork Review

Utopia: Episode Three

It must be a rollercoaster reading my Utopia reviews. In the first week, I declared it vague and style-over-substance, but last week, everything changed and I thought, actually this is building nicely, I am starting to get a feel for the characters, fair enough. Now I’ve mentioned the … [Read more...]

Utopia: Series 1, Episode 1 – Dork Review


On Tuesday, Channel 4 debuted Utopia, a trendy conspiracy thriller from Spooks producers Kudos, and their slick, high-concept fingerprints are all over this one. So, there's this comic book called The Utopia Experiments, and it turns out it might be a clue to some big global disease thing. A … [Read more...]