TV

Abducted In Plain Sight

Content warning: mentions kidnap, paedophilia and sexual abuse So many crime and abduction documentaries follow a predictable pattern, but Abducted in Plain Sight takes an unexpected turn. There were so many different moments where the crimes should...

The Crimson Rivers Review

Crime dramas are inexhaustible with inspiration from every artistic outlet. Yet those which resonate the most, succeeding with a wide range of viewers, are those with characters with complex feelings and dark or interesting pasts. The Crimson Rivers...

The Umbrella Academy Review

You could be forgiven for questioning whether you were watching a superhero show or Wes Anderson’s foray into television if you started watching The Umbrella Academy. It has all the hallmarks of the renowned director’s works. Symmetrical shots?...

Back with the Ex Review

If you enjoy hearing straight white people talking about their relationship dilemnas, watching conventionally average men somehow attracting ‘flawless’ women, or you can appreciate such worryingly poor quality camerawork that you have reason to...

Punisher Season Two Review

The first season of The Punisher followed Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), a former US Marine who lost his family and set out for revenge against those that had them killed. So far, so generic, but the show set itself apart by becoming a thesis on the...

The Confession Tapes: The Ted Bundy Tapes Review

Be it a podcast, book, television series or film, it seems almost impossible at the moment to consume any form of media that is not obsessed with the true-crime genre, and especially the serial killer. The stereotype of this super-intelligent,...

Moving Pictures Review

When you go to a museum, how much time do you spend looking at a single work of art? Most museum-goers try to get their money’s worth and see as much as they can, quickly skimming over a painting before moving on to the next one. If this sounds...

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