Is Homeland merely throwaway Sunday-night entertainment, or could it be something more sinister? Is there a mainstream-media conspiracy to churn out “Russiaphobic” propaganda and reboot the Cold War?
Lucca’s disastrous recent sartorial choices are explained, and the scope of Diane’s “fuck-it-all” extravaganza widens.
Let’s focus on Maia and Marissa’s delightful blossoming friendship, because the rest of this episode was really not great.
A surprise witness! Another surprise witness! Another surprise witness! And finally a resolution to Maia’s sticky pickle.
Fresh battle lines are drawn, a partner becomes a rival, and a newly steely Maia is standing up for herself – let’s go! Fight fight fight!
No-one who’s been criticising the former Labour leader is trying to suggest she’s Batman, and that Lothian is in danger of being seized by garish super-villains as a direct consequence of her absence. They’re surely just suggesting she might have, you know, a real job?
As a TV programme, Eden failed. But as an experiment it succeeded in showing how how right-wing ideology conflicts with the aim of building a cohesive community.
The madwoman-in-the-attic trope is our Christmas gift from the self-proclaimed “Valley Boys” of Eden.
The lazy comparisons with Lord of the Flies started before any of these new episodes were shown, but there are two key reasons why we need a new reference point. One, just because the female population of Eden has greatly reduced in number, that doesn’t mean the women are merely a side note in aContinue reading “Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode four: kill the pigs”
After failing at the “boy job” of chopping logs and losing his number one fan, cameraman Oli sets his sights on Anton.