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TV Review: My Brilliant Friend

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After vast international success, the first of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan books, ‘My Brilliant Friend’, has finally been adapted for the big screen. Critics have described the raging success of this pseudonymous Italian writer as ‘Ferrante fever’. This literary epidemic has led to great anticipation for this new 8-chapter television series. … Read More

XXXTentacion: Does Every Musician Deserve a Biopic?

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In light of the news that there will be a new TV show documenting the life of XXXTentacion, Emily Parry takes a look at the controversy surrounding the rapper, and whether he actually warrants such attention. Should a person’s skill subsume basic human decency? This is a question I have … Read More

When Should A TV Show End?

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With the dawn of the 21st century a new, unique species graced the earth. The ‘binge watchers’. This was catalysed by the rise of sensational series which captivated audiences to such an extent that the term ‘binge watching’ began gaining momentum. We are, therefore, undoubtedly a generation that loves television. … Read More

TV Review: There She Goes

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BBC’s newest mini comedy-drama is perhaps one of the most refreshing and courageous endeavours to grace our small screen. Whilst it may not harbour heart-stopping suspense or sweeping grand-scale cinematics, There She Goes is an incredibly intimate and honest piece of television that invites us to explore the day-to-day shenanigans … Read More

5 Must-See Halloween Films

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With Halloween fast approaching, here are a few must-see Halloween films… 1. IT – 2017 IT is an American supernatural horror film directed by Argentinean director, Andy Muschietti. This is the first of a two-part film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986 killer clown novel. This terrifying clown movie, about a shape-shifting … Read More

Fantastic Tweets: The Crimes of JK Rowling

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JK Rowling has recently come under fire for the casting of South Korean Claudia Kim as the character of Nagini in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald. In a new plot twist, Rowling has revealed that Nagini was once human – a secret she has claimed to have kept … Read More

First Look: David Attenborough’s Dynasties

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Drama, emotion, and breath-taking cinematography – three of the main first impressions from David Attenborough’s new television series Dynasties, as seen in its ‘First Look Trailer’ released on the 4th of October. After the success of 2016’s Planet Earth II, audiences have been without the soft and soothing tones of … Read More

Why ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ are perfect for a Netflix adaption

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Troy Hunneyball explains why Netflix’s choice to adapt C.S. Lewis’s work might actually work. Following Amazon’s plans to reboot The Lord of the Rings in a new prequel series, Netflix have announced their own adaption of a classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. Although C.S Lewis’s children’s books are … Read More

Bodyguard – Does No One Else See the Clear Islamophobia?

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I sat down like millions across the nation with much anticipation to watch the final instalment of the new BBC drama which has had the nation talking for weeks. The season finale promised to be a gripping and sophisticated reveal that was both exciting and surprising. The six part series … Read More

The Good Place: Welcome! Everything is Fine

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With the first episode of The Good Place‘s third season recently released on Netflix, we’re here to tell you exactly why you need to catch up on seasons 1 and 2 immediately. This innovative show is set in the afterlife, the so-called ‘Good Place’, where we are informed ‘good people’ go … Read More