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Thirteen Reasons Why: Netflix’s Most Controversial New Show

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

Review: Another jewel in Netflix’s crown

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Netflix has gained a reputation over the past two years as the underdog of TV production, hitting us first with Orange is the New Black and going on to sponsor the creation of Better Call Saul. Since the majority of students have access to a Netflix account, the titles Stranger … Read More

’13th’ Review – A meticulously timed documentary

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This searing 2016 documentary highlights the deliberate criminalisation of African American citizens, and the ways in which institutionalised racism has transformed the nature of politics, incarceration policies and the overall African American fight for freedom in the United States of America.  Through the assisting prompts of archive clips from the … Read More

Narcos Season Two: Addictive As Ever?

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The hit historical crime drama Narcos has come to yet another chilling season finale. The original Netflix series follows the notorious Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar himself, throughout the height of his career during the eighties and early nineties… Though difficult to top the first, the second drug-busting season looks … Read More

Amanda Knox documentary – uncomfortable viewing

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I have always believed that Amanda Knox and her boyfriend, Rafaelle Sollecito, were the people at the hands of Meredith Kercher’s murder in 2007. However, after watching the documentary and seeing the physical embodiment of The Daily Mail within Nick Pisa, I felt as though my bias towards Amanda Knox … Read More

The Arts Netflix Weekend Watchlist: Vol 4

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What better way to recover from Wednesday’s Varsity celebrations than a date night with Netflix? So retire your sports gear in favour of some sweatpants and delve into the depths of what’s on offer this weekend with the help of our top picks. Friday Night – Holding The Man – … Read More