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HBO’s Euphoria: a portrait of Gen Z – Review

HBO’s Euphoria: a portrait of Gen Z – Review

The kids are not alright in HBO’s explosive new drama Euphoria. But does it really reflect Gen Z as we know them today? HBO’s new teen melodrama, Euphoria, is the premium cable network’s first big ‘please don’t unsubscribe now that Game of Thrones is over’ swing. The deep dive into the lives of the...

Facebook Watch’s Sorry For Your Loss – Review
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Facebook Watch’s Sorry For Your Loss – Review

The user interface of Facebook’s new streaming platform made it fast and easy to become absolutely devastated by their first big budget script. Five stars. Everyone is making TV these days. Disney is making TV. Snapchat is making TV. Instagram is making TV. Amazon have been making TV for a while now. Hell, I’m probably making TV. Look behind you. Did a low-fi, high-concept script and a B list actor...

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Amazon’s The Boys – Review
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Amazon’s The Boys – Review

The Boys is a well-produced, well-acted, well-written show that made me want to stick my head in a blender. Okay, so, before I begin let’s get one thing straight. The Boys is a good show. Both subjectively and objectively, I truly believe it is quality television acted to perfection with an amazing cast and great writers. However, watching it was somewhat akin to wilfully stabbing yourself in the eye with a grilling fork. The...

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Mindhunter Season 2 – Review
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Mindhunter Season 2 – Review

Mindhunter season two has been out for almost a week now, and its return to the morbid world of killer criminology has established it amongst the finest crime dramas of the last decade.  ~This article contains spoilers ~ True crime fans had been champing at the bit to binge the second season of David Fincher’s Netflix original series Mindhunter for nearly two years. The debut season captivated viewers in 2017 with both its unerring...

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Adam Sandler’s ‘Murder Mystery’ breaks Netflix records – Review
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Adam Sandler’s ‘Murder Mystery’ breaks Netflix records – Review

Nearly 31 million people tuned in to watch Adam Sandler’s latest release 'Murder Mystery'. It may be popular, but is it any good? It was about midway through Murder Mystery, starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, that I realised why I was enjoying myself so much. A who-dun-it based on Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express, Sandler and his ensemble cast make no effort to pretend this is high-art. Murder Mystery revels...

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