Song of the Day #4,604: ‘Silly Games’ – Janet Kay

Writer/director Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology is another 2020 release that doesn’t fit neatly into a box.

First, is Small Axe film or television?

The series was released on BBC One in the United Kingdom and on Amazon Prime in the United States. Four of its five segments clock in at around an hour, with one (opener Mangrove) lasting two hours. Amazon decided to submit the series to the Emmys rather than the Oscars. I guess that makes it TV?

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