Greg Wise

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TV review: Modus Season 2, BBC Four

9 Feb 20183 stars

US President (played by Kim Cattrall) goes missing in Sweden in this classy Nordic noir

There's a global audience for Nordic noir. And the second season of Modus feels like it was purpose built for international viewers with a big name US star (Kim Cattrall) attached. Though, thankfully, in practice it doesn't feel like a cheap sell out…

Effie Gray

7 Oct 20143 stars

Victorian biopic featuring Dakota Fanning alongside screenwriter Emma Thompson

Delayed by two years due to legal wranglings surrounding Emma Thompson's screenplay, director Richard Laxton's period piece focuses on the early life of Euphemia 'Effie' Gray (Dakota Fanning), a young Scottish woman who marries older art critic John…