Long-time readers of this blog will remember my glowing review of the first season of American Vandal which aired last year; and my disbelief that a spoof true crime doc based around dick jokes actually turned out to be a funny, devastating critique of stereotyping and the struggle to find a place in this world […]Read More Review: American Vandal Season 2
A series premiere of Doctor Who; with no sign of the Tardis, a cobbled together sonic screwdriver and wall-to-wall northern accents. The Thirteenth Doctor has arrived.Read More Doctor Who series 11 review: ‘The Woman Who Fell to Earth’
GLOW Gorgeous ladies with sad backstories wrestle and find a family against a neon 80s backdrop. Anne With an E Anne of Green Gables with buckets of heart and soul, plus a darker edge and a social conscience. Mr Student Body President Veep but with high schoolers. Trollhunters Lovable teenage weirdos battle the forces […]Read More Twelve Underrated Television Shows
In honour of the release of Avengers: Infinity War I decided to rank all the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far (that I’ve watched), from my least favourites to the ones I could rewatch over and over. My absolute favourites are the most recent films, which I think reflects the success of Marvel’s […]Read More The Marvel Cinematic Universe: From Worst to Best
I love road trip movies. I love the oddball group of characters who start off hating each other and end up as a family, the unnecessarily over-the-top makeovers and disguises, the quirky roadside attractions, the weird and wonderful people they encounter, and the heartfelt and sincere conclusion to the trip usually accompanied by a grand […]Read More The End of the F***ing World
I’ve recently become obsessed with the Netflix original sitcom One Day at a Time. It’s loosely based on a 70s-80s sitcom of the same name, and centres around three generations of a Cuban-American family all living together in one apartment. The general concept and style reminds me a bit of black-ish, in its juxtaposition of […]Read More One Day at a Time
Neo Yokio is the greatest city in the world, or its worst specimen of destructively wasteful consumer capitalism- depending on who you ask. It is also the name of a Japanese-American animated television series which has been the source of much internet controversy and criticism. From the moment I pressed play on the first episode […]Read More The most elegant anime of all time? Perhaps so.