Category : Television

Watch, Read, Listen: the Kavanaugh Case

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There’s been a lot of noise in the press and on social media recently about the Republican judge Brett Kavanaugh who has been nominated for a position in the Supreme Court, despite facing sexually assault allegations by Dr Christine Blasey Ford and two other women. Being backed by Trump has … Read More

First Look: David Attenborough’s Dynasties

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Drama, emotion, and breath-taking cinematography – three of the main first impressions from David Attenborough’s new television series Dynasties, as seen in its ‘First Look Trailer’ released on the 4th of October. After the success of 2016’s Planet Earth II, audiences have been without the soft and soothing tones of … Read More

TV Review: Elite

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Another teen drama on Netflix? Is Elite trying to break the stereotypical ‘trashy’ mould of this genre or is it just another one to add to the pile? Whilst by no means a technical masterpiece, Elite is one of those oddly satisfying, binge-worthy series that teen drama is known for … Read More

TV Review: Maniac

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A psychological mini-series created by Patrick Somerville and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, Maniac stands to be among the best TV shows debuting in 2018. Exclusively released on Netflix last month, the show is headlined by Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, who play Owen Milgrim and Annie Landsberg respectively. The … Read More

TV Review: Big Mouth Season 2

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The heavily anticipated return of Big Mouth, awaited by many of the show’s loyal followers, myself included, had a hard job of following the first season. Worried that they might not be able to fulfil the expectations I had in mind, I was overjoyed as the period-cramp inducing anxiety of … Read More

Doctor Who: the Regeneration We Deserve?

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The highly anticipated, recently adapted Doctor Who episode, finally starring a woman as the timelord, hit our screens. My first initial thought after watching the new episode for the first time was – yes, this is how Doctor Who should be. In recent years, the show has faced a few … Read More

Television Academy and Race: Resolution, or mere recognition?

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It goes without saying that the Television Academy and acting industry is knuckling down on its internal social problems, and is making its efforts well-known. We only have to look at the Time’s Up campaign with impassioned speeches from key figures such as Oprah Winfrey which demonstrates how we as … Read More

Bodyguard – Does No One Else See the Clear Islamophobia?

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I sat down like millions across the nation with much anticipation to watch the final instalment of the new BBC drama which has had the nation talking for weeks. The season finale promised to be a gripping and sophisticated reveal that was both exciting and surprising. The six part series … Read More

The Good Place: Welcome! Everything is Fine

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With the first episode of The Good Place‘s third season recently released on Netflix, we’re here to tell you exactly why you need to catch up on seasons 1 and 2 immediately. This innovative show is set in the afterlife, the so-called ‘Good Place’, where we are informed ‘good people’ go … Read More

Review: Atypical Season 2

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It feels like Neflix’s Atypical, a family drama following the coming-of-age story of Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum, could have fallen victim to preachiness. It’s all too easy for TV shows to get lost in their own good intentions when they try to raise awareness of these real … Read More