• The ‘Perfectly Un-Splendid’ Haunting Of Bly Manor – Did It Fail To Hit The Mark?

    Sarah Harris Admittedly a little late to join the party, but I finally managed to muster up the courage over lockdown to binge watch The Haunting of Hill House (2018). I’m a huge horror fan, but I also get spooked pretty easily, so I tend to watch whilst cowering...
  • A New Netflix Original Film: Okja

    As Netflix’s newest film offering, Okja, directed by Joon-ho Bong, came with a lot of expectations. The trailers suggested a typical Samson versus Goliath story, with the twist of a giant CGI pig-hippo combo, which left some feeling cold, though thankfully the film exceeds all expectations. It has been...
  • Trailer Watch – A Series of Unfortunate Events

    It’s been a long time coming for fans of the series, but Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is now almost here. And it looks fantastic. The story of the Baudelaire orphans has fascinated children in book form for well over a decade, but after being adapted as...
  • TV Review – Bo Burnham: Make Happy

    When Bo Burnham’s hour-long standup special dropped as a Netflix exclusive last week, I was unsure whether it was fit to be analysed as part of the TV section. It was released on an online television and film network, true, yet anyone who is familiar with Bo’s previous performances-...
  • Next on Netflix #18

    Welcoming a return to Next on Netflix, Liam launches the latest of our next best recommendations with three very assorted yet advisable titles to experience. The Square This Egyptian-American documentary from director Jehane Noujaim was the first Netflix production to be nominated for an Oscar in 2013, and was robbed of...
  • Next on Netflix #17

    A Coen classic, cut short sci-fi and current comedy are all commended as Matt brings the latest of our next best recommendations on Netflix. Fargo With the recent release of the follow-up series of the same name airing on Channel 4 this past summer, now would be a good time to...
  • Next on Netflix #16

    This week in Next on Netflix, Tom recommends three very different shows currently available on Netflix. BoJack Horseman Couple Archer’s machine-gun wit with Alan Partridge’s outdated-celebrity-with-misjudged-sense-of-importance and you’ve got the latest, animated Netflix Original, BoJack Horseman. Set in a world where humans and anthropomorphised animals coexist, washed-up star of 90’s family...