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Deutschland 89- Review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ As Parasite director Bong Joon-Ho opined at the 2020 Oscars, “once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.” The sentiment is just as true of television, as I’m sure many Scandi noir fans will attest. This week I’ve been watching Deutschland 89, the […]

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Back, is back- Back Season 2 review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ After much nagging from my flatmate, this week I watched all of the Channel 4 sort-of-a sitcom Back in one go. I needn’t have resisted; Simon Blackwell’s latest venture is fantastic. This review is focused on the second season, though due to the (terrible pun incoming) back-to-back viewing (I’m so sorry) of both […]

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The BBC faces oblivion

When was the last time you watched television? I don’t mean “when did you last watch nondescript streamed content on a large screen?” I’m talking about linear, live, terrestrial TV. If you’re anything like me, or seemingly a large chunk of the population, I’m willing to bet that you’ve not sat down and watched anything […]