TV

Defending the Guilty

Based on the book of the same name by barrister Alex McBride, Defending the Guilty is a BBC2 comedy that shows us a very different side to British criminal law, rooted in absurd and blunt realities rather than the dramatic and dewy-eyed perspective...

Chernobyl

 The 1986 nuclear disaster is something which captivates many minds but is rarely talked about, far less shown on television. HBO once again brought brilliance to the screen in the form of a five part series, Chernobyl. The show captures the...

Stranger Things Season 3

The first season of Stranger Things was a pleasantly surprising nostalgia trip that, among other things, resurrected Winona Ryder’s career, made Dungeons & Dragons cool (or at least mainstream), and gave millions of viewers a sudden craving...

Game of Thrones Season 8

As much as Kim Kardashian would love to have you think different, it was once the case that nothing had quite broke the internet like Game of Thrones. Amongst its many accolades was that of most illegally torrented show of all time, as each...

Unbelievable

Released last week, Unbelievable is Netflix’s new drama based on the true story of teen Marie Adler. After being assaulted she is pressured into recanting her story due to a lack of evidence. The show follows her attempt to cope with the...

Euphoria

Euphoria, the dark HBO drama following American high-schoolers in 2019, has an incredibly hard job to do. After TV shows such as Riverdale and 13 Reasons Why, the genre of teen dramas seems to trademark itself as unwatchable cringe at best, and...

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