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Bojack Horseman Review

It is hard not to sound effusive or repetitive when talking about a series as good as Bojack Horseman. But, to tell you the truth, Bojack is one of the best shows currently on television and it deserves every drop of praise it receives. Season Five has just been released and the series is still […]

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Disenchantment

Between The Simpsons and Futurama, Matt Groening has a fairly stellar track record when it comes to creating iconic, entertaining, and genre-defining cartoons. As such, his newest series Disenchantment has been eagerly anticipated since it was first announced. Unfortunately, this anticipation has also created impossibly high expectations. The story takes place in the fictional medieval […]

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The Bruvs

Adult animation is perhaps more popular than it has ever been before. Following in the footsteps of earlier Goliaths such as The Simpsons and South Park, new cartoons aimed at adults are being produced at an unprecedented rate. There has, however, never been a notable British adult animation. UKTV’s The Bruvs rectifies this issue, for […]

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Black Mirror

Black Mirror has received critical acclaim and widespread viewership since it first premiered on Channel 4. Series creator Charlie Brooker was applauded for his unflinching dark satire on the nature of humanity and the road an over-reliance on technology may be leading us down. Series Four has just premiered and while it is still excellent […]

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Throwback: Angel

Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s spin-off show may not have received the same attention as Buffy itself, but that does not make it of any lesser importance. The character of Angel originated as the love interest of Buffy Summers on the critically acclaimed Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Following his departure from Sunnydale at the conclusion of the […]

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Throwback of the Week: Doctor Who Christmas Specials

Since the revival of Doctor Who in 2005, watching the series’ Christmas specials has become something of a tradition of the British household. The 2017 Christmas special will be the last episode for Peter Capaldi and it looks promising, bringing back former Doctor David Bradley and introducing Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor. With his […]

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“You shall not pause” – Amazon hedges its bets with Lord of the Rings adaptation

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings television show could either be a masterpiece of fantasy and adventure, or an uninspired flop. There have been several Tolkien adaptations over the years, from radio plays to short animated films. The most popular and well known, however, are the films directed by Peter Jackson. Jackson’s Lord of the Rings […]

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Throwback: Malcolm in the Middle

Is Malcolm in the Middle the best sitcom of the early 2000s? Yes. No. Maybe. I don’t know. Can you repeat the question? Malcolm in the Middle was, in many ways, a fairly typical sitcom. Set in suburbia and telling the story of a lower middle-class family, it seems on the surface to be a […]