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Patrick Melrose Review

You would have to assume at this point that Benedict Cumberbatch has given us everything that he has to offer as an actor. The man has a wide variety of iconic roles ranging from the intellectually gifted but socially hindered Sherlock Holmes, the vengeful Khan in Star Trek: Into Darkness, the towering fire-breathing dragon Smaug in the Hobbit series, the… 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

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 unfiltered mind of Martin McDonagh, I can probably imagine that the final product would be End of the F***ing World, an offbeat story of… Continue reading End of the F***ing World Review

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Black Mirror returns with its most consistent season

Black Mirror returned last Friday on Netflix for its fourth season. Having watched the six new entries of the sci-fi anthology, I feel safe in saying this latest batch of episodes is the most consistently strong since the series began. Partly this is down to writer and creator Charlie Brooker experimenting with the format of… Continue reading Black Mirror returns with its most consistent season