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TV REVIEW: The Durrells (Seasons 1, 2 & 3)

The Durrells is the latest television show to adapt the autobiographical novels of the naturalist Gerald Durell, known as the Corfu Trilogy. The first and best known of the novels is My Family and Other Animals and was made into a TV series of the same…

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REVIEW: The People vs O.J. Simpson

I wasn’t even going to watch this series – my friends saw the first couple of episodes before I did and I wasn’t that bothered or interested. I’d heard a little bit about this “trashy” American mini-series on social media as well and didn’t hold particularly high…

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REVIEW: The Night Manager (Season 1)

‘The Night Manager’ is one of the glossiest, most glamorous and gargantuan-budgeted TV dramas the Beeb has ever produced and has recently been launched with a fanfare on AMC in the US. It is the perfect British export – leading British acting talent, exotic locations…

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TV REVIEW: Follow The Money (Season 1)

Hot on the heels of our write up on Nordic Noir’s superb Scandinavian series ‘Trapped‘, we were offered the opportunity to check out another, rather different show. Of course, I jumped at the chance. After all, Scandinavian crime-dramas are building one hell of a reputation,…

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TV REVIEW: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Season 1)

Let me start off by saying I love comedies. It’s probably my favourite genre to binge-watch on Netflix, so I may be a little biased here. I’ve already watched ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ in its entirety upon its initial release last year, but as Season 2 is…

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TV REVIEW: Teen Wolf (Season 1-5)

I’ll be the first to admit that when I first heard about ‘Teen Wolf’ I rolled my eyes. Another MTV show about teens? Thats just a recipe for poorly written dialogue, generic characters and lots of cringy clichés. In some ways, I was right. Yes, there are…

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TV REVIEW: Trapped (Season 1)

Scandinavian drama has been creeping onto our screens with a growing presence over the last few years, and with some calling this the “Golden Age of Television”, it’s not difficult to see why. Leading the way in this market we have ‘The Killing’ and ‘The…

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TV REVIEW: Daredevil (Season 1)

“Make it darker!” – something that I found myself uttering more than a few times whilst watching the various additions to the Marvel canon over the years. Any semblance of darkness and grit that one would find from ‘Blade’, ‘The Crow’ or ‘Watchmen’ seem to be…