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Friday, November 16, 2018

TV review: Hard Sun, a gritty crime drama with a twist

Power, murder, corruption, mystery, betrayal and guilt. On paper the script of Hard Sun contains all the makings of an ambitious crime drama. But...

A brief history of the politician’s TV interview

Last Tuesday a letter was sent to Downing Street from the heads of Channel 4, BBC, ITV, Channel 5 and more complaining of Theresa...

Reflections on Black Mirror

Black Mirror has become a cultural phenomenon. But how did this rise happen? And is a fall from favour imminent? Black Mirror started out on...

American Crime Story: Season 2 review

Last year American Crime Story found critical and popular acclaim under the helm of Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson and Ryan Murphy with account of...

The Good Place: The future of TV comedy

It has been 17 years since The Office first aired in the UK, and 13 since its American counterpart began. Both seemed to represent...

The power of serialisation

The great artistic innovators, throughout time, have always pushed the boundaries of their chosen medium. From Tarantino to Pratchett, Nolan to Miller, part of...

The top seven reasons to watch ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

Seven reasons to revisit Sunnydale and the gang

And Then There Were None: BBC adaption does not disappoint

Sarah Phelps' adaption of Agatha Christie's classic makes for a great watch

“Friends” and homophobia

As Friends finally came to Netflix, so did a flood of complaining millennials watching for the first time and articles claiming that the iconic,...

13 Reasons Why You Should Watch “Thirteen Reasons Why”

1.)   John Green - Though lacking in readership compared to John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars or Gayle Forman’s If I Stay, Jay...