Tag : netflix

Netflix and Chill?

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s just another classic midweek evening. It’s been a long day at the Laidlaw, I haven’t even made a dent in my never-ending reading list and I’m finally in bed;but I’m feeling restless. I toss and turn, trying to get comfortable but I just can’t get you off my mind! … Read More

Handy guide to Netflix treasures

3 years ago / 0 comments

Fresher’s week is over and the novelty of going out night after night is beginning to lose its luster. And the idea of an evening in marathoning a few episodes of something on Netflix is sounding pretty inviting. To avoid scrolling endlessly through the homepage (or re-watching Gossip Girl for … Read More

Is orange the colour for summer?

3 years ago / 0 comments

We are a little bit late to the party, but have finally marathoned the new series of Orange is the New Black and be warned: there are spoilers ahead. The third season of OITNB picks up not long after the last seasons climatic events and things seem to be quieting … Read More

TV | BoJack Horseman – Netflix attempts adult animation

4 years ago / 0 comments

Next on Netflix’s road to world domination is the world of adult animation. With a stellar voice cast including the considerable talents of Will Arnett, Aaron Paul and Alison Brie, Netflix’s latest offering of original programming, BoJack Horseman, is anything but your average Saturday morning cartoon. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett), … Read More

TV | Orange is the New Black – Back Behind Bars for Series Two

4 years ago / 0 comments

Netflix has released its second season of the original series Orange Is the New Black, and a great hype has quite rightly followed. This prison dramedy may well be the most important television show not actually on television, being well-written, well-acted and well-scripted. What makes this show most interesting is … Read More

TV | Five reasons everyone should watch House of Cards

5 years ago / 0 comments

1) Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood Monstrously ambitious and cruel, Kevin Spacey surpasses himself as Frank Underwood. It’s a clichè but one cannot help but love to hate the most powerful man in Congress (or so he likes to think). The audience are almost too involved at times as Spacey … Read More

TV | Procedural Vs Serialised – Battle of the attention spans

5 years ago / 0 comments

It is accepted in television folklore that serialised television is much better than its procedural sister, or perhaps rival.  Who ends up sitting on the Iron throne for the Game of Thrones fans out there is a much more important social question to be answered, and hopefully it is answered … Read More

TV | The rise and rise of Netflix

5 years ago / 0 comments

Not so long ago, it was a novelty in my family to be dispatched off to the video shop on a Friday night and be allowed to rent a film over the weekend. £2 a night, usually some sort of waiting list for the big releases and the frustration of … Read More