Dancing Queen

Think RuPaul’s Drag Race meets Dance Moms and bam! You have Netflix’s new original series, Dancing Queen. Taking place in his hometown of Mesquite, Texas, this 8-episode season follows the life...

Going Slightly Mad

Ladywell Psychiatric Ward has a new in-patient. Unbeknownst to herself, Max has been sectioned. With the credence in her own godliness, the “gift” of telepathic communication, and the belief that...

Dark Tourist

‘Dark tourism’ is the travel to and exploration of locations which are historically related to demise or devastation. This variety of places are precisely what New Zealand-born journalist...

The Nun

The Nun tells the story of a young sister’s apparent suicide at a remote abbey in the hills of Romania which Father Burke (Demian Bichir), a priest with experience in exorcism, and Sister Irene...

Troy: Fall of a City

As a Classics student and keen fanatic of mythology, you can imagine my anticipation upon hearing that the BBC was producing a historical-drama series. Their interpretation of Homer’s ‘Iliad’,...

Modus

If asked to provide a single word to summarise the BBC 4 Swedish crime-drama series, Modus, ‘vexatious’ immediately comes to mind. Modus’ second series concerns the disappearance of U.S....

Anna

Niccolò Ammaniti’s Anna is a calamitous yet hopeful tale of survival, loss and companionship. The novel is set in the near future, where a virus, known only as “Red Fever,” has killed the...