Television

The rise of tv dating shows

April 4, 2018

Love is something we all want to find. It is also something we want to watch people find. We love a good love story. This, perhaps, is one of the fundamental reasons for the huge

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The age old question; Marvel or DC?

March 21, 2018

There are not many rivalries that generate internet drama like the Marvel versus DC debate. Hardcore fans are ready to lay down their lives on their keyboards to defend their favourite franchise, and discussions escalate

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The Good Place is heavenly to watch

February 21, 2018

Many people think about death. How will I die? Will I get to live a long, fun-filled life? Will I make it to heaven? But what most people don’t think about is what would you

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The Troubles of Being a Derry Girl

February 21, 2018

Never before has there been a more hilarious yet endearing portrayal of the juxtaposition between the Troubles in Northern Ireland and the average lives of five teenagers until Lisa McGee’s series, ‘Derry Girls’, was aired

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Playing a Peaky Blinder

November 29, 2017

With a signature slow-mo strut through the grimy, smoke-choked streets of Birmingham, the Peaky Blinders are back for a fourth season of the BBC gangster drama.

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Controversy over Lord of The Rings TV adaptation

November 29, 2017

The Lord of the Rings is quite frankly one of the best stories ever written. J.R.R Tolkien created an epic fantasy novel, which was then turned into an equally epic film series.

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A World turned upside down

November 15, 2017

  The Netflix cult show picks up around a year after Will Byers’ escape from “Upside Down”, but behind the colourful arcade screens and Halloween decorations, there’s something strange lurking in the town of Hawkins.

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Sex and Drugs: Life in the red light zone

November 15, 2017

I was a 16-year-old addicted to drugs. Now, I’ve got three beautiful children, that live with my mum, because I can’t look after them,” Kayleigh says, looking directly above the camera and into the producer’s

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Under the Radar: 7 TV Shows You Missed This Year

November 15, 2017

While you were busy devouring the latest seasons of Game of Thrones, Stranger Things and Rick and Morty this year, a minority of viewers were enjoying a bunch of less well-known TV shows that are

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Sci-fi movies being rediscovered

October 25, 2017

It seems like all Hollywood can do at the moment is look skywards, eyes tracking the stars. The interest in sci-fi has never been higher than in the past few months, and the titles coming

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Doctor Who: Becoming a woman

October 11, 2017

Doctor Who has been around for centuries. Its fans, young and old, are very particular and protective about the character of The Doctor, who since the show’s beginning in 1963, has always been a man.

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Review: The Confession Tapes

October 11, 2017

The latest crime documentary series released by Netflix, The Confession Tapes, will leave you on-edge and full of doubt. The documentary takes us through real life cases of false confessions. You could never imagine admitting

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Game of Thrones Season 7

September 27, 2017

September has arrived, marking the near end of another Summer and thus the end of Winter for Game of Thrones fans. The fantasy phenomenon came crashing onto screens yet again this year with what was

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The Ricklantis Mixup

September 27, 2017

Season 3 Episode 7 of Rick and Morty was a true surprise from beginning to end. It began as normal with Rick and Morty about to head off on a classic zany adventure that would

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Review – Beauty and the Beast

April 5, 2017

The live action imagining of Beauty and the Beast proved itself to be a tale as old as time, living up to and possibly surpassing the much loved Disney classic. The anticipation of this film

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Drama makes Riverdale riveting

March 8, 2017

Secrets, lies, heartbreak and family drama – just some of the factors that make up the spine of any teen TV series, and Riverdale is no exception. Almost a year in the making, Riverdale is

Television

Emotional significance made The Simpsons great

February 22, 2017

‘Mother Simpson’ is not the greatest episode of The Simpsons, but it is my favourite. It presents the defining feature of what made its first ten seasons the greatest animated show and sitcom in television history:

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Review: Striking Out

February 8, 2017

If you know anything about Irish television it is either a masterpiece or garbage. Rarely, however is it both. RTE’s latest endeavour into original drama has split the nation, with either rave reviews or dismissive

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Was Gilmore Girls worth revisiting?

February 8, 2017

After years of long-term fans patiently awaiting an update from our beloved Stars Hollow, Netflix brought us a six part mini-series, Gilmore Girls: A Year in The Life, to revisit the Connecticut town. If you’re

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A series of fortunate adaptations

February 8, 2017

The new adaptation of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ on Netflix brings a whole new interpretation of Lemony Snicket’s dark and depressing tale of the Baudelaire orphans to the streaming platform. The story begins small

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The Crown of Netflix dramas

November 16, 2016

As an audience, we’re used to seeing Queen Elizabeth II as an elderly lady in colourful suits surrounded by corgis – but who was she before the big hats? Netflix explores the Queen’s rise to