Television

The Pentaverate Review – Mike Myers’ Cult of Personalities

May 31, 2022

Despite the wide variety of acclaimed television shows that people keep telling me to watch, from Money Heist to Stranger Things, I somehow ended up binging The Pentaverate. A show about a secret society that controls the world from the shadows… made up exclusively of characters played by Mike Myers. How could I not be intrigued?

Features

Subscription Services and Their New Found Maturity

February 16, 2022

It has been known for a while now that subscription services have become the main way we consume media. Their convenience and variety have been enticing their growing subscriber base since the late 2000s. Original

Television

After Life review: Ricky Gervais’ grief-com ends

February 2, 2022

Ricky Gervais created a show that grips you through it’s mundane depiction of everyday life, it’s agonizing depiction of the motions of grief with an added sprinkle of dark, cynical humour. Shows of this caliber are far and few between.

Film

‘The House’ is haunting

February 2, 2022

The House is the most unique Netflix Original film to arrive on the streaming platform in recent memory. A haunting stop-motion anthology, the film is home to plenty of spooks, laughs, and long, shadowy hallways.

Television

‘You’ makes its long-awaited return to Netflix

October 27, 2021

The long-awaited third season of the hit Netflix series “You” was released worldwide on October 15th after seeing a prominent delay due to the Covid-19 pandemic – but was it worth the wait?

Film

Schumacher: The Netflix Biopic Celebrates the Human Behind the Hero

September 29, 2021

Netflix’s new documentary about the life and career of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher not only showcases his astounding ability behind the wheel of the world’s fastest racing cars, but also sheds new light on the man he was away from the race track.

Articles

Holidate is another cringe fest of a love story

November 11, 2020

In a nutshell: yes, it is. But that’s not always a bad thing. If you love to watch two very attractive white people fall in love over the course of an hour and 45 minutes, going through the motions of “will they/won’t they” while also experiencing close to every cliché ever, then this is the movie for you.

Television

Tiger King dominates attention during the pandemic

April 13, 2020

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness, appeared on our screens on the 20th of March this year. Within a few days, memes started pouring in and Joe Exotic became an internet sensation with over 37,000

Television

Fractured fails to stray from classic thriller tropes

October 30, 2019

From the onset, there is a sense of foreboding in the new Netflix thriller, “Fractured”. This is possibly due to the fact that the plot of the movie seems very familiar to “Shutter Island” and “Flight

Television

A modern twist on classic horror, The Haunting of Hill House

October 31, 2018

The genius of the series The Haunting of Hill House, written and directed by Mike Flanagan, is to draw a line between supernatural terror and the unresolved traumas of childhood – the closest the majority of us will come in real life to being spooked by our past.

Television

Will Black Mirror’s choose-your-own-adventure episode create a trend?

October 17, 2018

The concept of ‘choose your own adventure’ has been tried and tested for years in video games and has found to be very successful. Generally referred to as roleplaying games or RPGs, players are taken on a journey from building their own character to choosing how they handle difficult situations and how their decisions ultimately change their character’s fate.

The Hype

Mindhunter is mind-blowing

December 6, 2017

Mindhunter, a new series recently added to the growing pile of shows released by Netflix, has been receiving nothing but praise and it’s no surprise. This show is one of the most interesting and engaging