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’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

TV vs Netflix: A modern controversy

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A cup of tea, the sofa, and the television might, for many people, be considered the perfect trio. Regarded as respite after a lecture, a method of guilt-dominated escapism from revision, or perhaps a fitting cure for the hangover from hell; the comfort of the TV screen has been an … Read More

Binge – Watch

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We hear that you’re feeling optimistic about your productivity this year. Although that’s nice and all, here’s a bunch of series in before that hand in tomorrow. RuPaul’s Drag Race: Halleloo! Our Queen Ru Paul just recently received an Emmy. Ever wanted a discount America’s Next Top Model, but with … Read More

Review: The Get Down

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Created by Baz Luhrmann, music co-produced by East Coast hip-hop golden child, Nas, and costing $120 million to produce, The Get Down is a melting pot with all the right ingredients to rival Stranger Things to the title of Netflix’s best original series of 2016. Like Stranger Things, The Get … Read More

Kimmy Schmidt: Still unbreakable

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After fifteen years of being trapped in an underground bunker for the fake end of the world, Kimmy (Vietnamese slang for penis) has adjusted well to life in New York. She’s having normal mid-20’s problems like stopping her Vietnamese ex, Dong, from getting deported, and assisting her friend having fifteen … Read More

Daredevil: Season 2 of the Marvel and Netflix partnership

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Read at your own risk if you haven’t finished watching Daredevil season two. The Devil of Hell’s Kitchen is back on Netflix, following the success of Daredevil season one and Jessica Jones. This time Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez have taken over the show from Steven S. DeKnight. The first … Read More

Will Arnett’s ‘Flaked’: Devastatingly disappointing

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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