Tag : netflix

Will Arnett’s ‘Flaked’: Devastatingly disappointing

2 years ago / 0 comments

When I first heard that Netflix was releasing a new original series, I was excited – after all, there’s nothing better than a new show to binge watch when I should really be working on my dissertation. Will Arnett’s outstanding performance in Arrested Development led me to think that a … Read More

A falling House of Cards: Season 4 review

3 years ago / 0 comments

With the American elections in the spotlight, Netflix could not have picked a more appropriate time to release the fourth season of their original series, House of Cards, with all thirteen episodes were premiered online on March 4th. The series is centred on Kevin Spacey’s fictitious character, democrat Frank Underwood, … Read More

How To Get Away With Murder: Sass, sex and murder

3 years ago / 0 comments

To be frank, if you haven’t seen any of Shonda Rimes’ work by now I’m not sure I can help you. You’re clearly a hermit and one with appalling television taste at that. But, in the interests of philanthropy, I am willing to educate you. Because I’m a humanitarian.  In … Read More

Love: Enough to melt your heart

3 years ago / 0 comments

Created by Judd Apatow, Love is a satirical, quirky, imperfect representation of modern-day relationships. Perhaps in some ways comparable another Netflix original, Master of None starring Aziz Ansari, it seeks to create an authentic, glamour-free portrayal of love in the 21st century. Apatow is known for his satirical humour, lack … Read More

A (Netflix) series of unfortunate events

3 years ago / 0 comments

After initially announcing its production in 2014, Netflix has finally taken the show off the back burner, and let the audience in on the latest update. Lemony Snicket’s (aka Daniel Handler’s) dark twisted children’s books are coming to the smaller screen in a thirteen episode adaptation – and we couldn’t … Read More

F is for not quite Feeling it

3 years ago / 0 comments

What is there to say about F is for Family, the new animated Netflix original comedy created by Bill Burr? That’s a hard question. The year is 1973. Baggage handler Frank Murphy is a typical 70’s dad. Grumpy, insensitive but loves his family more than he can emotionally express. His … Read More

Master of None: Refreshing and realistic comedy

3 years ago / 0 comments

I watched the entire first season of Aziz Ansari’s ‘Master of None’ in one sitting. Was this because it amounted to an overall five hours? Was this because I am a terrible person with no self-control? The answer to both of these questions is yes, the latter more so. The … Read More

Narcos: Money, murder & muchachos

3 years ago / 0 comments

Netflix have only gone and done it again. Following the success of Orange Is The New Black and House of Cards, they’ve managed to conjure up yet another addictive series. Narcos follows the Colombian cocaine trafficker, Pablo Escobar, on his journey to conquer the country and his rise to power … Read More

Netflix new-in: Jessica Jones

3 years ago / 0 comments

I absolutely loved Netflix’s previous Marvel offering Daredevil, so it was with great anticipation that I waited for Netflix’s second Marvel series, Jessica Jones. When it was released I loaded up the episodes, snacks in hand, completely ready to be blown away. Thirteen hours and a few breaks later… I … Read More

Binge-watching: I’ve started it so I’ll finish it

3 years ago / 0 comments

binge-watch (verb): to watch a large number of television programmes (especially all the shows from one series) in succession. Sound familiar? Turns out you’re not alone. ‘Binge-watch’ has been named as Collins Dictionary’s word of the year, and it’s easy to see why. As a student in my fourth year … Read More