Knock Down The House review – an inside look at American politics

Change is the watchword for American politics right now, whether that means Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump. The 2018 midterms were no exception, with an unprecedented wave of diverse candidates crashing into Congress. In Knock Down The House, documentarian Rachel Lears tracks the primary campaigns of four such candidates running against the establishment. The candidates […]

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Review: Area 51

The fatal allure of Netflix is its bottomless pit of sub-standard films and TV which offers constant mind numbing distractions from the dispiriting tedium of real life. It was in this nihilistic spirit on a quiet and unproductive evening that I found myself with an equally cynical friend watching Area 51, a recent addition to […]

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Review: 13 Reasons Why

Netflix’s latest hit series, 13 Reasons Why, has been making waves since its release on 31st March. Adapted from a YA novel of the same name, the show quickly became the platform’s ‘most-tweeted-about’ series of all time, despite (or perhaps thanks to) its coverage of dark subject matter – something that we will discuss later. […]

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