By Rachel Garvey Netflix’s new original series You has recently caught the attention of many viewers worldwide with its suspense-filled storyline of an unhealthy obsession gone wrong. However, although some viewers have their attention focused on where the plot is heading, my focus is on the simple fashion of the main protagonist, Guinevere … [Read more...] about Styled by the show: You
By Michelle McClair Do you like super powers? Epic fight scenes? Highly dysfunctional families? Catchy 80s soundtracks? Well boy do I have a show for you. Netflix’s Umbrella Academy has it all. Umbrella Academy follows the lives of seven adopted siblings, who were all born on the same day to mothers who were not pregnant the morning before they gave birth, as they try to … [Read more...] about Netflix’s Umbrella Academy: the perfect excuse to procrastinate those essays
By Áine Kenny Netflix’s new year offering, Sex Education, certainly filled the gap that was left in my life when E4’s much-celebrated My Mad Fat Diary ended. The smart British TV show, centred on teenagers’ trials and tribulations, has been a hit ever since Skins. Sex Education gives a much-needed update to the genre however, mainly because it is so inclusive. There are … [Read more...] about Review: Netflix’s Sex Education [Spoilers]
By Ameya Godse Amidst the multi-million dollar budget movies that recently hit the screens, and the star-studded actors that turned them into global blockbusters, a 40-minute documentary made its silent appearance on Netflix. The documentary was nominated for an Academy Award in the ‘Best Short Documentary Feature’ category. It talks about the most unbiased, unprejudiced and … [Read more...] about End Game documentary review
By Catherine Taylor Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror returned to Netflix on 28 December with Bandersnatch, an interactive ‘choose your own adventure’ episode with multiple endings. The landmark sequence doubles as both a feature film and a video game, giving viewers the opportunity to make decisions which ultimately influence the outcome. Set in 1984, no doubt an ode to George … [Read more...] about Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch: the advent of interactive television or Netflix’s secret weapon?