REVIEW: Netflix Adaptation of ‘The Witcher’ is Full of Heart and Soul

The Witcher is an endearing and entertaining exploration of the fantasy genre that will remain in the hearts and minds of its audience.

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REVIEW: Confronting Change and Character in ‘The Expanse’ Season 4

“…continues to push boundaries in an already boundary pushing show.” This article contains spoilers for season 4 of The Expanse. The science fiction series The Expanse found new life on Amazon Prime last year after the Syfy network’s cancellation. Based on the series of novels by James S.A. Corey- the pen name of both Daniel…

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‘Killing Eve”s Villanelle: A Girl Gone Bad (And It’s So Good)

“Killing Eve”‘s Villanelle (Jodie Comer) ushers in a new era of bad girls that don’t apologize, even for the most heinous of deeds.

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REVIEW: “Short, Sweet and Deliciously Hammy” – Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein

★ ★ ★ ★ “If you enjoy a bit of tongue in cheek humour, this special keeps the tongue securely clamped down.” Netflix has slapped down a thirty-two-minute-long special in which the content is as ludicrous as the notion that they would even consider funding it. And thank God they did. Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein is…

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The Online World of Shipping, and How Gay Teens Are Curating Their Own Media

There are communities on Twitter for almost any interest or hobby, and ‘Stan Twitter’ is a part of the site’s foundation. For every person tweeting pictures of their cat, there’s another logging on and stepping into a timeline where they comfortably scream into the virtual void about niches. This is nothing new for the internet,…

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Best Of 2019 So Far – Hannah Holway

While films will always have my heart, this year we have been blessed with small screen stories which are original, affecting and often topical. With so many incredible shows to choose from this year, selecting only five was a tough task, but here are my personal favourites so far: Big Little Lies (Season 2, NowTv)…

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Mad Women, Crazy Women: The Subversion of Gender Roles in Netflix’s ‘Dead To Me’

In 1991, Ridley Scott’s Thelma & Louise proved that there was a space for women in the buddy film and road movie genres that had been largely dominated by male protagonists. Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon’s eponymous characters were well-developed, complex and life-like; their touching and authentic friendship remaining centre stage as they fought back…

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Agent Carter Walked, So Captain Marvel Could Fly

In conversations about Captain Marvel we hear the word “first” a lot, in regards to both the film itself and its titular character: the first female Avenger, the first female superhero, the first movie that crushes the myth that people don’t want to see female-led projects. However, these phrases neglect the many women that came…

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