TV

Love, Death and Robots

Love, Death and Robots is a strange one to wrap your head around. Consisting of 18 unrelated episodes lasting less than 20 minutes, the production baby of Tim Miller and David Fincher is perhaps better seen not as a television anthology, but as...

Behind The Curve

Sometimes you will be told something so completely ludicrous that you don’t even register it as a fact. One of these statements is “there are thousands of people who believe the Earth is flat and the government is conspiring to keep this a...

MasterChef

MasterChef is my idea of hell. It’s not the cameras, it’s not the pressure, it’s not even the fear of everyone discovering how middle class I really am. No, what does it for me is the thought of having five seconds left to complete a challenge...

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?...

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