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The Horror of The Haunting of Hill House

Warning: Spoilers abound for the Netflix adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House. In the finale of Mike Flanagan’s brilliant new 10-part adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House, the youngest of the Crain family – the recently deceased…

TV Review: Girls Incarcerated

New to Netflix, Girls Incarcerated takes viewers inside Indiana’s Madison Correctional Facility, e.g. a jail for girls under the age of 18. Throughout the 8 episodes, you see the inmates, or ‘students’ as the staff refer to them, work to…

TV Review: The End of the F***ing World

The newest (and potentially the first?), gritty, dark humoured, teenage coming of age show to grace Netflix, The End of the F***ing World explores the lives of James, a 17-year-old who believes he’s a psychopath, and Alyssa, a…

The Best of Black Mirror

With the acclaimed satire anthology's much anticipated fourth season out now on Netflix, we thought we’d look at some of the Indiependent writers’ favourite episodes so far, including some of those from this latest series. Here are five…

TV Review: ‘Big Mouth’ Strikes Again

Adolescence is a topic that is rich for comedy, but the balance needs to be right. Playing the crude card is a way to get an easy laugh, but it’s more difficult to twist conventions and make crude clever. The likes of the American Pie…

TV Review: Atypical Series 1

It's highly possible that there are people who think Atypical romanticises autism, however in reality what Netflix have done is epitomise the life changing path of a typical teenager. For sure, being 18 years old and seeking a full time…

Film Review: War Machine

Having watched the trailer for this new Netflix original some time ago, I was incredibly excited to watch the entire thing, going on the initial clips I had seen, but it turns out it wasn’t at all what I was expecting, due entirely to the…

TV Review // Marvel’s Luke Cage

With Marvel Studios currently decimating the Superhero movie scene at the moment, after the huge success of Captain America: Civil War, and the critical failure of DC's Extended Universe, with Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad taking a…

TV Review: Bojack Horseman Season 3

Bojack Horseman isn't the easiest show to recommend to people. After all, we're talking about an animated dramedy that follows a talking horse (Will Arnett in the performance of his career) who used to be on a Full House-esque sitcom and is…