October 3, 2019

Like so many other fans of the original film, when a sequel to Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s hysterical vampire comedy was announced in 2017, I mourned and worried over its quality. When it was revealed that the sequel would in fact take the form a series, I worr...

March 11, 2019

Among scholars, it is generally agreed that the birth of the modern day novel occurred in 1605, with Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote, although earlier examples can debatably be traced back to antiquity. Classical-era Rome, Greece, China and Japan have variously been...

February 10, 2019

“In the classical arts of scent, the man was a wolf in sheep’s clothing. In short he was a monster without talent.”

Perfume offers deceit, darkness and heartbreak. It presents a modernisation of a novel by Patrick Suskind written in 1985. In which perfumer Jean-Baptiste...

February 8, 2019

When Channel 4 started running adverts for their drama Brexit: The Uncivil War, it seemed like a parody. The title was alarmingly hyperbolic, there were multiple shots of Benedict Cumberbatch wryly looking directly at the camera and the mere presence of Boris Johnson s...

February 1, 2019

It's always a delight when a new series of BBC’s Thursday night murder mystery show, Death in Paradise, begins, bringing a bit of Caribbean sunshine to a dreary January. The show centres around a British detective working on the fictional island of Saint Marie, along w...

January 28, 2019

20 years after its initial debut, The WB’s bewitching drama Charmed returns in the form of a reboot, beginning Tuesday, 8th January 2019 on E4.

The pilot sets up the same story as the original from 1998. Three young sisters who discover they must protect the world from...

January 25, 2019

Sex, pushy parents, and teenage tantrums. Netflix’s latest venture into teenage comedy-drama is a fun and relatable tale of the trials of puberty and sexual expectations. It features a fantastic cast of both familiar faces, like the ever-youthful Asa Butterfield and ac...

January 25, 2019

It is apparent that Netflix knows what they’re doing when they title their new show You. The series is primed to go viral with its creepy narrative and the witty relevance of telling your friends I’m watching ‘You.’ Penn Badgley revives his stalker tendencies (spoiler...

January 13, 2019

Within the first episode of Amazon's new award hopeful original series Homecoming, our heroine Heidi (Julia Roberts) explains her new recording device is ‘new and a bit bewildering’, a sentiment that can easily be expressed about the show itself. While the increasingly...

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