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The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Issue 1

12 months ago / 0 comments

We all have that friend – the crowdpleaser. Everyone loves them and they’re a one-size-fits-all kinda guy or gal so this week’s theme is in honour of those pals. These Netflix films are quick wins, easy peasy ones pretty much guaranteed to please even the most discerning of viewers.   … Read More

To Stream or Not to Stream?

12 months ago / 0 comments

Everybody knows that at this point, the TV is dead. Nobody opens up the paper and checks to see what time Bargain Hunt is on, except for pensioner’s maybe. These days TV is just watched on streaming sites, those few programmes people watched can be found in both the legal … Read More

To The Bone: the troubling relationship between drastic weight loss and Anorexia

1 year ago / 0 comments

*Trigger warning: this article discusses eating disorders* I’ve written a lot about eating disorders, body issues and mental illness over the past two years, but I’ve found it difficult to put my contradictory feelings about Netflix’s To The Bone into writing. There is always a sharp intake of breath in … Read More

Defenders – The TV’s Avengers?

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s not quite, but then again it doesn’t want to be. It wants to be a culmination of an arc that was built from Daredevil and Iron Fist, which it is… with fair results. Despite Grade A performances from all our established characters, the show starts off too slow. Taking … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Volume 16

1 year ago / 0 comments

We’re just about halfway and summer is slipping away fast folks so this week’s watchlist is all about bang for your buck. You could do all three of these in an afternoon and still have plenty of time for frolicking among the hydrangeas. All three clock-in at under 90 minutes … Read More

Thirteen Reasons Why: Netflix’s Most Controversial New Show

1 year ago / 0 comments

Jay Asher’s best-selling novel Thirteen Reasons Why celebrated its tenth anniversary this year with the release of the highly-anticipated Netflix show of the same name, and is all anyone seems to be talking about. Its popularity has brought issues such as suicide and mental health to the fore. In times … Read More

The problem with 13 Reasons Why

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Netflix show has divided opinion with its portrayal of mental health. Eve explains why the show is an inaccurate representation, and why it could be damaging for some of its viewers: I have many issues with the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. In fact I have many more … Read More

Riverdale: Archie, why so somber?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Plunging oneself into CW’s Riverdale—streaming now on Netflix—means tolerating shades of pseudo-philosophizing by Jughead (Cole Sprouse), a vehement, fly-on-the-wall novelist setting the tone for each fifty-something minute episodes. Beyond these jerky starts, however, the show is genuinely rooted in its cognizance of paying homage to the classic Archie comics, albeit … Read More

Top 10 Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2017

2 years ago / 0 comments

It seems that the TV Gods have blessed us with some action-packed new arrivals coming to our screens throughout 2017. With the honourable mention going to ‘The Young Pope’ and ‘Scandal’, I have whittled this list down to the top 10 TV-Shows to watch out for this year. 10 – … Read More

Review: Gilmore Girls: Changing Seasons

2 years ago / 0 comments

The first time I heard about the Gilmore Girls revival all I could think was…jump back. Like every Gilmore Girls fan who had bitten the forbidden fruit of loving a discontinued TV-show, I wasn’t remotely satisfied when the show ended the first time round. I was that kid who scoured … Read More