Category : Television

What Bandersnatch Means for the Future of Television Viewing

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Bandersnatch, a weird meta moment that might not change the landscape of television, but will give you pause about the nature of reality and free will.   Charlie Brooker once again succeeds at creating something unique and unsettling in this special interactive episode of Black Mirror. The story follows Stefan, … Read More

TV Review: The Sinner

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Netflix’s most convoluted programme is back, and it’s just as bingeable as before. The second series of mystery drama The Sinner sees Jessica Biel behind the camera as executive producer, with an arguably upgraded cast. Like the first series, it is fast paced from the outset yet doesn’t compromise character … Read More

Victoria’s Secret Angels: the Dangerous Fantasy

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The Victoria’s Secret Show has the potential to be a site of female positivity, confidence and girl-power. Unfortunately, year-on-year it undermines this, conveying elitism and representing warped ideas about body-image, self-worth and social standards.   I wanted to write this reflection with more positivity. I started by writing a list … Read More

World Television Day 2018 – Our Favourite Episodes

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In celebration of World Television Day, which this year is 21st November, our Lifestyle and Culture online editor Caitlin Tilley and writer Mia Connor tell us about their favourite episodes of TV.   Inside No.9: The Riddle of the Sphinx, season 3 episode 3 From the genius creators of League … Read More

The Chilling Mis-Adventures of Sabrina?

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You probably have some vague ideas of what a show centered around Sabrina, the teenage witch, might involve. Blonde hair, sparkling potions, classically American love interests, and wasn’t there a talking cat? Well, Netflix’s recent reboot of the comedic nineties show give us all of this, but with a healthy … Read More

TV Review: The Haunting of Hill House

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If you don’t know about this series, you should.   This horror infused phenomenon is a Netflix original and maintains the outstanding reputation most series’ allow Netflix to uphold.  From jump scares to intense psychological tests, this show has it all. It constantly keeps you guessing and wondering where the … Read More

The Hottest Show on Netflix

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We all talk about the thrilling Stranger Things, the sheer delight that is Queer Eye, and the dark and intriguing House of Cards, but there is one programme that smokes the competition. Aptly called Fireplace for Your Home, you get to watch a crackling fireplace grow and smolder for an … Read More

The Mind of Shane Dawson

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Shane Dawson – also known as the Oprah of YouTube – took on a new drama series where he aims to revive the reputation of a controversial or struggling youtuber. But his latest attempt proved controversial with Jake Paul as the focus. For those who don’t know, Jake Paul is … Read More

TV Review: Daredevil Season 3

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Beautifully executed and brilliantly gruesome, Daredevil season 3 picks up the pieces from both its second series and the aftermath of The Defenders to gift us with a personal best for the show and as the flagship for the Netflix/Marvel franchise. It felt far more packed with adrenaline and had … Read More

TV Review: The Cry

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What interested me most about watching BBC’s The Cry far more than the show itself was the fact that so many people had told me they couldn’t bear to watch something involving something horrible happening to a child. It threw into sharp relief how comfortable we are with thrilling television … Read More