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Patrick Melrose Review

Creators: Edward Berger (Director), David Nichols (Writer), *Based off the novels by Edward St. Aubyn Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving, Harriet Walter, Anna Madeley, Alison Williams, Pip Torrens   REVIEW You would have to assume at this point that Benedict Cumberbatch has given us everything that he has to offer as an actor.… Continue reading Patrick Melrose Review

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The Young Offenders loses some charm in the transition to the small screen

The Young Offenders won over the hearts of many in 2016, earning more than a million at the Irish box-office. There are many reasons why; the energetic direction by Peter Foott, a handful of funny performances and an interesting take on a story rooted in real world events. However, I’d argue the most important element… Continue reading The Young Offenders loses some charm in the transition to the small screen

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The Top 8 Episodes of Black Mirror

I cannot express how much of a fan I am of Charlie Brooker's dystopian sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror. With each episode we are confronted with the harsh reality of the drastic progression of technology even to the point in which it becomes part of our everyday existence. Brooker meticulously crafts each narrative with such a… Continue reading The Top 8 Episodes of Black Mirror

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End of the F***ing World Review

Directors: Jonathan Entitle, Lucy Tcherniak Writer: Charlie Covell Cast: Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan, Wunmi Mosaku, Steve Oram, Barry Ward   REVIEW Imagine if the off-kilter visual aesthetic of Wes Anderson came into contact with the improve-driven sense of humour of Taika Waititi who then ran into the rapid-fire pace of Edgar Wright before finally running into the… Continue reading End of the F***ing World Review

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Mid-Season Wrap-Up: Rick and Morty.

It's season three baby! We're halfway through season three motherf***ers! Five more episodes. Rick and Morty five mo- Oh fuck it; the dynamic, absurd and nihilist space-faring duo are back and things are darker than ever in the Smith household. Summer (Spencer Grammar) takes to murdering mutants. Beth (Sarah Chalke) is on a slow path… Continue reading Mid-Season Wrap-Up: Rick and Morty.