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DuVernay and Kaepernick unite for Netflix series on NFL star’s

On Monday, Netflix announced that Ava DuVernay and Colin Kaepernick have joined forces to create a six-episode scripted series. Currently titled Colin in Black & White, the series will explore Kaepernick’s early life and his journey to become a great quarterback and a critical voice against police brutality and racial inequality. The announcement feels particularly […]Read More

TV: Getting Comfortable With Intimacy Coordinators

It’s impossible to ignore the growing number of people working in film and television who have reported unwanted sexual advances from other industry figures. Recent events such as the sentencing of Harvey Weinstein have brought up questions about how this could have happened so prolifically, in what seems to be an almost universal experience for […]Read More

TV Review: I Am Not Okay With This

From The End of the F***ing World creator Jonathan Entwistle comes a brand new coming-of-age comedy-drama: I Am Not Okay with This. A show that seamlessly blends all the hallmarks of a quintessential teenage drama with a classic superhero blueprint — think The Breakfast Club meets Stranger Things. It was, after all, also produced by […]Read More

TV: 2020 – The Year in TV News So Far

TV Editor James Nash takes a look at some of the effects COVID-19 will have on the year’s television slate. Unfortunately for all of us stuck at home, the Coronavirus pandemic has had — you guessed it — an unprecedented impact on the television industry. We may not be noticing it yet, but due to […]Read More

Top 10 Hidden TV Gems Perfect for Lockdown

With all of us spending a lot more time at home than usual, shows like Tiger King and Normal People have kept us entertained and provided a much-welcomed distraction from current events. There are an infinite amount of shows available to stream, yet some are overlooked despite being just as well-written, original and entertaining. As […]Read More

Film & TV: The Essential Viewing Guide For Disney+

Film Deputy Editor Ed Budds has got you sorted when it comes to what to watch on Disney+ Disney+ is now finally available in the UK. With more than 500 films for you to gorge yourselves on, this vastly impressive collection has an absolute wealth of modern classics and forgotten gems. We’ve rounded up our […]Read More

TV News: Leslye Headland set to produce new Star Wars

Headland, who was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series with Netflix’s Russian Doll, is in position to oversee the as-yet-unnamed, female-led series. She will serve as the writer, executive producer and showrunner for the series, yet another offering in the growing Star Wars TV world, including Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian. […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: New Girl

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! In today’s feature, Holly Patrick takes a look at an arguably underrated sit-com, Zooey Deschanel’s New Girl… Good American sitcoms were hard to come by in the noughties. Then in 2011, Jess Day (Zooey Deschanel) moved into a loft with some strangers in Los Angeles. New Girl […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Deputy Opinion editor Jacob Fleming explores the cult-hit anime, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure… This popular manga written by Hirohiko Araki had received a number of poor film and TV adaptations before David Production released the rights to produce their own anime. With this, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: Parks and Recreation

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Our new Deputy Opinion Editor, Jacob Fleming, tells us why Mike Schur’s Parks and Recreation made his list… Unpopular Opinion: Parks and Recreation (Parks & Rec) is better than US rendition of The Office. Yeah, I said it. I am aware I’m cheating a little here, […]Read More