Chewing Gum (episodes 1-3, 2015)

Posted 1:11pm Sunday 21st May 2017

Rating: 3/5 I have… mixed feelings. On paper it all seems great, yet I quit watching after three episodes due to the immense second hand embarrassment I got. Chewing Gum is a British comedy that frankly discusses sexuality, with a diverse cast, set on an estate in England. It’s Read more...

Moone Boy (seasons 1 & 2)

Posted 1:48pm Sunday 7th May 2017

Rating: 4/5   Moone Boy simply warmed the cockles of my heart. This show makes you want to sit in bed with a soft blanket and drink beverages from a thermos, even though you are literally in your house and could make a cup of tea. But what is Moone Boy you ask? Is it about some type of boy Read more...

The Santa Clarita Diet (2017)

Posted 12:48pm Sunday 9th April 2017

Rating: 3.5/5 Comedy from Netflix, created by Victor Fresno, who is responsible for the critically acclaimed Better Off Ted. It stars (the criminally underrated) Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore as two Californian real estate agents with a teenage daughter; everything seems normal until Sheila Read more...


Posted 1:09pm Sunday 26th March 2017

Rating: 3.5/5 Riverdale is a new show from the CW based (loosely) on the Archie comics and is streaming on Netflix. It’s set in a town illuminated by neon lights that has been rocked by the recent death of beloved high school jock Jason Blossom. Archie (played by New Zealand’s own Read more...

The OA

Posted 2:11pm Sunday 19th March 2017

Rating: 5/5 The OA. Wow. What a divisive show. If you read the reviews online they oscillate wildly between people who think it’s the worst show since Lost, and people who’ve spent hours drawing diagrams and probably gesticulating wildly about how great it is. I went into this show Read more...


Posted 12:51pm Sunday 5th March 2017

Rating: 2/5 Silence is Martin Scorsese’s latest offering, it’s about two priests (portrayed by Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who travel to 17th century Japan to find out what happened to their mentor (Liam Neeson) and help spread the Catholic faith.  I could tell from the Read more...

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