Neela Debnath

Neela Debnath
Neela Debnath's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Independent (UK) Daily Express (UK)

TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
48% Game of Thrones: Season 8 - The Iron Throne (TV Episode) Game of Thrones has been building towards one person taking the Iron Throne, so to have that taken out of the equation and replaced with democracy was vanilla and felt like an anachronistic move. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 20, 2019
91% Line of Duty: Season 5 (TV, 2012) Season five has been a joyous ride and held the audience captive for the past six weeks with every watercooler conversation across Britain. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2019
49% Game of Thrones: Season 8 - The Bells (TV Episode) The CGI was spectacular. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2019
58% Game of Thrones: Season 8 - The Last of the Starks (TV Episode) [t] took audiences on a tumultuous ride as the latest installment of the HBO drama series really put us through the wringer - in a good way. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2019
73% Game of Thrones: Season 8 - The Long Night (TV Episode) The Long Night was impressive not purely because of its visuals but the strong script which packed into it so many moments between characters. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2019
87% Game of Thrones: Season 8 - A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (TV Episode) Although there was little action to speak of, so much of note happened between the characters. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 22, 2019
73% Unforgotten: Season 1 (TV, 2018) Unforgotten remains compelling both the police procedural element and the sheer human drama between the suspects and their families. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2019
94% Kiri: Series 1 (TV, 2018) Playwright Thorne has done it once again, creating a contemporary and pertinent drama that will get people talking. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
92% Game of Thrones: Season 8 - Winterfell (TV Episode) Winterfell is one of the shortest Game of Thrones season premieres to date - coming in at just under an hour - but the episode did pack in a lot, making it highly satisfying. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
61% Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (2015 Christmas Special) (TV, 2010-2017) It contained everything that we love about Sherlock: all those cutting putdowns, all-round spot-on performances, cinematic camerawork, and Andrew Scott back as Moriarty. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2019
86% Sherlock: Season 3 - His Last Vow (TV Episode) Sherlock is known for being clever but this time it is trying far too hard and is coming across a tad foolish. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2019
96% Sherlock: Season 3 - The Sign of Three (TV Episode) The Sign of Three melded comedy with drama wonderfully, seguing from murder to matrimony with any disconnect. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2019
100% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - The Lion and the Rose (TV Episode) By all accounts, The Lion and The Rose was a bloody and brutal installment, even for a seasoned Game of Thrones fan. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2019
96% The End of the F***ing World: Series 1 (TV, 2018) Both Lawther and Barden capture that nihilism of adolescence, their performances are pitched just right and their chemistry works. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2018
46% Outlander: Season 4 - Do No Harm (TV Episode) Make no mistake, Do No Harm is the darkest hour of Outlander to date. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2018
67% The Originals: Season 5 (TV, 2013-2018) When The Saints Go Marching In brought The Originals to a momentous close with plenty of love and loss among the Mikaelson clan. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2018
No Score Yet Saved by the Bell: Season 5 (TV, 1988-1993) Imagine a far more attractive version of Grange Hill. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 20, 2018
92% Sacred Games: Season 1 (TV, 2018) This is more than a police procedural or gangster thriller, it feels all-encompassing with elements of The Wire in its approach to storytelling. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2018
98% Wolf Hall: Series 1 (TV, 2015) Wolf Hall has held us captive for six weeks. This is a rich and well-drawn presentation of Cromwell, whose Machiavellian character has been the focus of so many history books. - London Evening Standard EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
95% Westworld: Season 2 - The Riddle of the Sphinx (TV Episode) It's very similar to the technology in the Be Right Back episode of Black Mirror, which saw a dead person's social media interactions used to recreate them. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 14, 2018
82% The Rain: Season 1 (TV, 2018) The Rain tries hard and you can sense that there's so much potential there but it feels a bit of a misfire unfortunately for what could be a really compelling watch. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2018
89% SS-GB: Miniseries (TV, 2017) Prepare for a hell of a ride ahead over the next five weeks. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2017
98% Broadchurch: Season 3 (TV, 2013-2017) Tennant and Colman are great as always. Despite their relationship still remaining prickly, three years on you get the sense that there is much underlying affection and mutual respect between the two of them. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2017
95% Doctor Who: Season 10 - The Pilot (TV Episode) It will be wonderful to find out more about Bill because there is the sense that there is far more than meets the eye. - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 17, 2017
93% Game of Thrones: Season 7 - Dragonstone (TV Episode) What a way to kick off season seven! - Daily Express (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2017
100% Last Tango in Halifax: Season 3 (TV, 2012-2017) Just when you think that Last Tango in Halifax can't get any better, writer Sally Wainwright manages to hook you right back in. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
84% Broadchurch: Season 2 (TV, 2013-2017) The two plot lines are absorbing, the characters are well-drawn and the cinematography is even more stunning. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2015
100% The Musketeers: Season 2 (TV, 2014-2015) There's all the usual swashbuckling adventure that you'd expect from The Musketeers. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2015
93% The Fall: Season 2 (TV, 2013-2016) It's just as unsettling as ever and yet at the same time the protracted cat and mouse game between Stella Gibson and Paul Spector is riveting. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2014
95% The Man in the High Castle: Season 1 (TV, 2015) The cinematography is stunning and vibrantly depicts the nightmarish world Dick imagined. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 31, 2015
90% The Missing: Season 1 (TV, 2014-2016) The international cast are great and really bring this story to life but it's James Nesbitt who holds it all together. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2014
63% Gracepoint: Season 1 (TV, 2014) Fox's eagerly anticipated Gracepoint aired last night but for anyone British in the audience the whole experience smacked of déjà vu - and not in a good way. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2014
92% Doctor Who: Season 8 (TV, 2006) Capaldi's incarnation is hilarious from the off and throws some great one-liners courtesy of Steven Moffat. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2014
76% Gotham: Season 1 (TV, 2014) The production values will never match the cinematic likes of Game of Thrones or Peaky Blinders, but the strong writing ensures that viewers will be coming back for more next week. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2014
4/5 88% Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor (TV, 2006) While some aspects of the story may have been lost on the casual viewer, it was nevertheless an adventure the whole family could enjoy. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 2, 2014
98% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - The Children (TV Episode) While "The Children" was a sterling close to a season that has been filled with more twists than the staircases of the Red Keep, it didn't quite live up to the hype or Emmy submissions. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2015
94% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - The Watchers on the Wall (TV Episode) It wasn't all just one prolonged swordplay sequence characterised by death and chaos, though. There was plenty of engaging drama to balance the violence -- this is Game of Thrones, after all. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2015
96% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - The Mountain and the Viper (TV Episode) It was a fantastic fight with all the spectacle and drama that a storyline like this deserves. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2015
100% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - Mockingbird (TV Episode) Season four is getting better at redressing the balance in male-female nudity and this episode was another example of the makers trying to bring some parity to the bare flesh. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2015
96% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - The Laws of Gods and Men (TV Episode) It's safe to say that after this week's episode of Game of Thrones Peter Dinklage has another Emmy Award for Best Actor in the bag. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2015
98% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - First of His Name (TV Episode) After last week's dire instalment, "The First of His Name" was a fantastic and compelling watch that felt like an epic film. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2015
96% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - Oathkeeper (TV Episode) In the weakest installment of season 4 so far, viewers got an episode that wildly diverged from the novels (in a bad way) and served more as padding than anything of real substance. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2015
96% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - Breaker of Chains (TV Episode) Whilst this week was thoroughly enjoyable, it was no Purple Wedding. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2015
95% Game of Thrones: Season 4 - Two Swords (TV Episode) Season four of Game of Thrones finally returned to our screens. But did episode one meet the hype? Well, not really. - Independent (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2015