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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

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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

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4 reasons why you should be watching The Night Of

October 12, 2016

HBO are no strangers to producing great drama series. With titles such as Game of Thrones and True Detective under their belt it’s only natural that they added to the CV this year with their

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Powerpuff Girls Reboot

April 20, 2016

  For the past year, the world has been obsessed with the eighties and nineties – the revival of the fashion, the celebrities and of course the films and television shows. Following in the footsteps

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REVIEW: Why Love is on the air

March 9, 2016

You know it’s good when you watch all ten episodes in one sitting, without food or human contact. Netflix original series Love follows the unfortunate love lives of Gus and Mickey in what can only be

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INTERVIEW: Glenn Keogh

February 10, 2016

Gary Grimes interviews LA-based Irish actor Glenn Keogh about his latest venture.

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Netflix and bills?

October 28, 2015

With the price of Netflix subscriptions set to rise, what does it mean for viewers?

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REVIEW: ‘Scream Queens’

October 14, 2015

Ryan Murphy’s latest small screen endeavor Scream Queens begins its first season with a series of murders at a sorority house. There’s a murderer on the loose in Kappa Kappa Tau but there’s no shortage of

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The Reality of Your TV

September 30, 2015

Conor Jack Martin looks at the continued fixing of reality shows, and asks whether its the cause of their decline.

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Welcome back, Game of Thrones.

April 22, 2015

Last Monday, the SU held a charity screening of the season five premiere of Game Of Thrones. What is it that has students obsessing over the show?

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Reviewed: Daredevil

April 22, 2015

Kevin Kelly took a look at new Marvel series Daredevil on Netflix.

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Renewed: True Detective

April 22, 2015

True Detective is back with a brand new cast. Gary Grimes tells us what to expect.

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Better Call… Jimmy McGill?

February 25, 2015

Scout Mitchell takes a look at the start of this year’s most anticipated television show, Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul.