The Returned

What The Scandiwegians Did For Us

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Countries like Iceland have the highest literary rate in the world (it’s pegged at 100%, while 8% of British adults are functionally illiterate and according to US Dept Education National Institute of Literacy statistics 32 million US adults can’t read). So it’s hardly surprising that Nordic literature, television and films should have finally come to […]

Re:View – ‘The Returned’

NO SPOILERS While you’re waiting for the DVD box-set of ‘Breaking Bad’ this Christmas, may I suggest you try the measly 3-disc set (and they could have easily got it on 2) of ‘The Returned’, the French drama based on an eye-smartingly boring movie called ‘Les Revenants’ (2004)? So far, ‘The Returned’ shares little more […]