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TV Review: New Orleans – Sonic Highways // Foo Fighters

For the sixth episode of Sonic Highways, the Foo’s headed down south to the city of New Orleans. A city known for its music roots and from the the destruction that ripped it apart during Hurricane Katrina. The city is built upon preservation – both of its heritage, history and of its music. With veterans […]Read More

TV Review: Mercenary S3E1 // Vikings

The Vikings are back! There has been much anticipation for Season 3 since it was announced last year, Vikings is a show that has surprised everyone in popularity and technical quality, it’s often compared to the likes of Game of Thrones. In the same way we produce weekly reviews for popular shows like Parks and […]Read More

TV Review: Them S5E10 // The Walking Dead

In what may be the most depressing episode of The Walking Dead yet, we see the group facing the reality of life without Beth and Tyreese. Despite the group being united in their mourning, Them places the spotlight on three of the strongest characters who have been profoundly struck by such devastating losses. “I don’t […]Read More

TV Review: Parks and Recreation S7E08 and E09 // Ms.

Through the years and the subsequent seasons, we’ve seen many sides to April Ludgate-Dwyer. She started off as the young girl desperate to be different but still loved, and now she’s evolved into a (slightly more) mature woman facing the very real reality of upping sticks and moving on. Aubrey Plaza has done a magnificent […]Read More

TV: UK vs. US Part 1: The Office

For fans of British television, there are few things that bring as much anxiety as hearing the words “American adaptation.” For every success story, there seems to be countless failures and flops. As an American, I have seen countless attempted adaptations advertised constantly by networks before almost immediately disappearing after a season or less. Many […]Read More

TV Review: What Happened and What’s Going On S5E09 //

Just when you thought The Walking Dead couldn’t get any more emotionally draining, What Happened and What’s Going On comes back to bite you on the bum – and boy does it hurt. The Walking Dead is a stand alone show for many reasons, but perhaps most prominently for its dedication to change. Lets face […]Read More

TV News: Netflix Debut ‘Daredevil’ Trailer

The first of five planned Marvel shows on Netflix, Marvel’s Daredevil debuted it’s first full length trailer. Charlie Cox (Boardwalk Empire, Stardust) plays the ‘Man Without Fear’, Matt Murdock in the new 13 part series. Using senses heightened by the radioactive material that blinded him as a child, Murdock first donned his mask to seek […]Read More

TV Review: Parks and Recreation S7E07 // Donna and Joe

For the first time this season, Parks and Recreation has managed to utilise every single one of its recurring characters in Donna and Joe, and the result is so damn sweet. As we reach the halfway point in the show’s final season stint, there’s a slight whiff of sadness in the air. In just three […]Read More

TV Review: Parks and Recreation S7E05 and E06 // Gryzzlbox

At a time when the fear of internet hacking and privacy issues are becoming evermore prevalent, now is a better time than ever for Parks and Recreation to broach such matters. Despite it being set two years in the future, Gryzzlbox, the first part of the most recent double bill feels extremely relevant in today’s […]Read More

TV Review: S4E03 // Girls

The third episode of Lena Dunham’s Girls sees the fourth season truly get underway. We get the life updates on Hannah’s friends back in NYC that were absent last episode and the catalyst for the episode is brutal honesty, which makes for some interesting plot developments. From Hannah’s astronomically awkward character assassination of her classmates […]Read More

TV Review: Wolf Hall Episode 1

Offbeat Editor and history lover Tony Diver reviews BBC1’s latest stab at the candlelit darkness of Tudor England The debate around historical adaptation for the screen is a fierce one. The devious politicking of Tudor England is complex. Hilary Mantel’s novel Wolf Hall is excellent. Peter Kosminsky, as director of the new television series of […]Read More

TV Review: Parks and Recreation S07E03 and E04 // William

Leslie and Ron’s dramatic and somewhat confusing feud has been the main arc over the show’s seventh season thus far. Whilst William Henry Harrison is entertaining in its own ways, there’s no shying away from the fact that it’s all led up to Leslie and Ron. A triumphant feat for the Parks and Rec crew […]Read More

TV Review: The Eichmann Show

“Where there is no publicity, there is no justice.” The trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in 1961 was a turning point not only for history, but for the world of television. Over the course of four months, the horrifying and inhumane treatments of men, women, and children all throughout Europe were exposed to the world […]Read More

TV News: Hannibal Season 3 Trailer

With a summer release date on the cards and an ever-growing list of new cast members being slowly fed to the fans, it feels as though the creator’s of NBC’s Hannibal have awoken from their slumbers in the past couple of weeks. But it doesn’t stop there. In the last hour, EW released a 90 […]Read More

TV Review: S4E02 // Girls

The second episode in season four of Lena Dunham’s Girls follows Hannah’s attempts to settle in and make friends upon her arrival at Iowa. Whilst this episode is certainly more captivating than the series’ debut was, the “me me me” theme is unavoidable given the lack of focus on the lives of Hannah’s friends back […]Read More