Category : Television

REVIEW: Flint Town

6 months ago / 0 comments

Filmed from above, a dark police car rolls noiselessly along a snow-covered track. Streetlights above reveal the road to be quiet and deserted. A crackly voice issuing from a police radio breaks the silence: “We have a male, white, wearing a Michigan State hoodie down in a driveway, semi-conscious… we … Read More

Fact, Fantasy, Fallacy?

7 months ago / 0 comments

Stephanie Bennett dissects the cultural phenomenon of historical dramatisations. With the recent popular televisation of Netflix’s The Crown and ITV’s Victoria, certain pertinent questions spring to mind stemming from such adaptations of history. Historical dramas, despite their misleading names, tend to rewrite and sensationalise aspects to such an extent that … Read More

The Return of The Crown: A Jewel of Netflix

9 months ago / 0 comments

The return of The Crown was highly anticipated and it didn’t disappoint. It was just as well-acted as season one, with Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth, Matt Smith as Prince Philip and Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret to name a few of an excellent cast. The script and storyline were … Read More

‘Vengeance is Yours’: Peaky Blinders Episode 5 Review

9 months ago / 0 comments

Episode 5, the unfortunate penultimate chapter of season 4, was humorous and continues to build the tension of the overall plot while simultaneously providing some of the expected violence. After yet another cliffhanger at the end of episode 4, it was with baited breath that the audience watched as Tommy … Read More

‘We’re Never Free’: Dark Review

9 months ago / 0 comments

The recently aired Netflix show ‘Dark’ is quite simply incredible. It was perhaps the ten most confusing hours of my life and, even while questioning core concepts like time and the universe, it was a startling introduction into the lives of four families after two boys go missing. It’s set … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 12: Review and Analysis

1 year ago / 0 comments

If the three minute scene in episode 7 in which a man relentlessly brushed the floor of The Roadhouse was too much for you, then this week’s episode would have been a brushstroke (or few) too far  *Warning, this article contains spoilers* David Lynch can do no wrong. Quite literally: … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 11 Review and Analysis: The Return of the Cherry Pie

1 year ago / 0 comments

Warning: this article includes spoilers, do not read unless you have been following Twin Peaks: The Return All is not what it seems in the poor old town of Twin Peaks. This week’s episode seamlessly flows from the horror-esque images of Hasting’s half mauled, half-chewed looking head to the dry-humour … Read More

Why BBC2’s ‘Muslims Like Us’ has got people talking

2 years ago / 0 comments

Muslims Like Us is a two-part BBC2 programme documenting ten British Muslims living under one roof. Soraya Ali and Mira Mookerjee give us their opinions and try to pin down just what’s got everyone talking about the programme. “The show beautifully captured the struggles British Muslims and immigrants face daily…” … Read More

In the Middle’s Cracking Christmas Specials

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s cold outside, so better stay inside with a mince pie, a glass of mulled wine (or three) and reacquaint yourself with your old friend: the sofa. Across Christmas and New Year, there is some great festive television, ranging from the usual specials of Doctor Who and Downton Abbey to … Read More

Festive Freeview Flicks of the Week: Shrek, The Muppet Christmas Carol and ET

4 years ago / 0 comments

In the Middle’s best weekly freeview flicks picks is here! This week we meet a friendly ogre, share some Christmas cheer and meet an alien or two. MONDAY – Shrek (BBC3 19:30) Every Christmas, BBC3 plays host to the Shrek films, an animated series that can be enjoyed by anyone. The … Read More