Louise Bolotin

Louise Bolotin

Louise Bolotin is Screenjabber’s TV critic. She has a penchant for quality drama and quirky documentaries, slums it with EastEnders and pities people who watch reality TV, which might be why she never writes about The X Factor.

Upcoming Sci-Fi Games

2017 has already been an excellent year for video games. We’ve had some great releases like Resident Evil 7 and Persona 5.

The best films based on TV shows

Hollywood has been mining our TV favourites for years, but what are the best films that are based on television shows?

Yo ho ho and a sample of rum

Join the swashbucklers for reviews of three new UK cinema releases – Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge (aka Dead Men Tell No Tales), The Red Turtle and It Was Fifty Years Ago Today – plus the home entertainment releases Sing 3D and Hacksaw Ridge

The Handmaid’s Tale review

Compared to Volker Schlöndorff’s chilly, inert 1990 film adaptation, this opening salvo is so packed with incident and ideas that it feels desperate to speed things along