Tag: Netflix

Creative Writing, Venue

TV SAG Award Winners

On 27th February, the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was presented and broadcast live at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California in celebration of the best performances in film and television for 2021. With the nominees announced in early January by Rosario Dawson and Vanessa Hudgens, there was much to look forward to…

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Review: You – Series 3

October 15th marked the day Netflix released the much awaited third season of You. The series once again follows Joe Goldberg, the loveable psychopath played by Penn Badgley, as he becomes transfixed by yet another love interest. The narrative is told from both Joe and Love Goldberg (Victoria Pedretti), as they navigate suburban life with…

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The Cultural Phenomenon of Squid Game

456 players. Six ruthless survival games. An unimaginable prize pot that could magnificently change their lives. Debt-ridden and desperate, there’s little opportunity for the players to make better lives for themselves on the streets of Seoul in South Korea until they’re given an invitation to the games. If the majority chooses to compete, their lives…

TV, Venue

Review: Sex Education – Season Three

*Trigger warning: sexual assault/abortion Sex Education has been met with huge success and popularity from viewers since its premier in 2019, so it was hard to imagine the newest season could live up to this expectation. However, this is exactly what Season Three did. Being a show which had already tackled a significant variety of…

Film, Venue

The Upside to Inside: A Look Into The Potentials Of Post-Pandemic Film-Making

Bo Burnham’s new Netflix special Inside holds, at its core, a self-reflexive commentary on film-making in a world that has changed dramatically in the last eighteen months. It seems a revolutionary piece of art, exploring the process of film-making in a world slowly healing from a global disaster.   Burnham wanders around his apartment, cluttered with…

Film, Venue

Don’t Scare Us With Your Covid Dramas

In the world of corporate enterprise, problems normally arise when demand lessens and spending tightens. And yet for the film industry, the problem is rather the opposite. Lockdown has created more space in our days to binge watch high end films and television shows. With restrictions on socialising, many of us have more time on…

TV

Review: The Irregulars

‘The Irregulars’ is Netflix’s new British crime drama starring McKell David, Thaddea Graham, Jojo Macari, Harrison Osterfield, and Darci Shaw. This cast is very appealing and are all very talented actors individually as well as when they work together. The plot follows a group of teenagers, named the Irregulars, living in the streets of London…

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