Wayland returns home after being in the war in Afghanistan. He returns home not only injured and suffering seizures but also to find the family he left behind has disintegrated in his ... See full summary »
Emilia Clarke stars in this heartfelt coming-of-age story about a wannabe rock band in Manchester who hatch a plan to hand-deliver their demo tape to their idols, The Stone Roses, at the band's impending gig at Spike Island.
After a group of people, who meet online, discover a bizarre graphic novel which seems to hold mysterious answers, they find themselves being tracked down by a merciless organization known merely as 'The Network'.
This was on Channel 5 tonight (sunday), and I thought it was really good. It was in the classic tradition of British wedding comedy/dramas, and has all the good bits of Four Weddings and a Funeral without the slushy sentimentality. While it is very funny, it was quite serious and dramatic at times, and was all the better for it. It basically focuses on a group of friends who come together for a wedding, but everything is thrown into limbo when an ex of the bride- to-be shows up. Subsequently, all manner of hilarious and harrowing incidents ensue.
The cast was in this was excellent, most notably Tom Goodman-Hill (the ginger one from Spoons, who also appeared in a few episodes of The Office as Ray, the guy who recruits David Brent as a motivational speaker) and Claire Keelan (who is great in Nathan Barley). But its worth it just for the totally inappropriate best man (not sure of his name), who gets a bit of a surprise when he unwittingly attempts to seduce a girl at the wedding. All in all, it's definitely worth a look. Hopefully it'll be shown again or released on DVD.
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