Netflix

witcher

The Witcher’s hours

January 27, 2020 3:05 pm

Medieval gore for millennial gamers

politician

Payton’s place

November 24, 2019 9:48 am

Netflix’s The Politician is satire without purpose

crown

The Queen, and indeed the British public, deserve better than The Crown’s lies

November 21, 2019 2:22 pm

Netflix’s popular TV series takes constant liberties with history, as it does with people, and yet it is accepted as fact

tv

No one else has the weird levels of self-regard shown by people who appear regularly on TV

November 21, 2019 1:54 pm

Contemporary political coverage has a default level of negativity

marriage story

Noah Baumbach delivers a detailed and devastating movie

November 14, 2019 12:57 pm

Marriage Story reviewed

top boy

Top Boy wins the turf war

October 29, 2019 10:39 am

Top Boy reviewed

peaky

Is Peaky Blinders past its peak?

October 3, 2019 4:08 pm

If the cap fits...

dave chappelle
aziz ansari

Aziz Ansari: Right here and wrong now

July 10, 2019 12:30 pm

Why is politically correct comedy so depressing?

tristan priskett stranger things

Tristan Priskett reviews: Stranger Things 3

July 10, 2019 11:26 am

Would it not have led to a more meaningful narrative if the ‘monster’ the Russians had brought into being was in fact climate change?

black mirror

Black Mirror is broken

June 13, 2019 12:40 pm

It's a Twilight Zone for Millennials

lunatics chris lilley
ukraine volodymyr Zelensky

In Ukraine’s presidential elections, life is imitating Netflix

March 28, 2019 9:34 am

Can Volodymyr Zelensky go from comedy star to the leader of Ukraine?

russian doll

A reincarnation drama worth reliving

February 18, 2019 2:09 pm

Russian Doll reviewed

bundy serial killers

What is it about young women and serial killers?

February 11, 2019 10:02 am

On the surface, Ted Bundy was good-looking, normal-behaving and could be disarmingly charming

fyre

FYRE reveals disturbing truths about millennial culture

January 19, 2019 10:58 am

What possible contribution could this generation make to film or literature?

black mirror bandersnatch

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch exposes the dullness of Choose Your Own Adventure books

January 18, 2019 9:42 am

How else could a drama as knowing and meta and arch do anything other than disappear up its own bottom?

narcos

No, Narcos, those who’ve had the odd puff and cheeky line aren’t to blame for the drug wars

November 22, 2018 1:30 pm

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from four seasons of the drug cartel drama, it’s that prohibition just makes things worse

making a murderer

Thanks to Making a Murderer, Wisconsin’s bovine incompetence has been exposed

November 8, 2018 3:11 pm

How long do the state authorities think they can get away with it?

Why is this Israeli drama such a hit with Palestinians? Because it tells the truth

June 7, 2018 12:32 pm

‘The rule in our household is: if a TV series hasn’t got subtitles, it’s not worth watching,’ a friend told…