The End of the Fuc***ng World!

Review: The End of the F***ing World

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The End of the F***ing World gets straight to work in assuring us that it will be a fast-paced, edgy and cynical show. Stylistically, The End of the F***ing World is reminiscent of Wes Anderson films, though reminds me most of Richard Ayoade’s Submarine (2011) in the framing of the characters and the dominating presence […]

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Review: Future Man

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Hulu’s Future Man is executive produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (and others), the duo behind Superbad and The Interview and most recently, the Preacher TV series. It follows their usual brand of ridiculous gross-out humour but still manages to retain some heart. Josh Hutcherson, “Peeta!” from the Hunger Games, is our lead as […]

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Review: The Problem with Apu

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Who needs the Kiwi-E-Mart?   In this TV documentary by truTV, Hari Kondabolu, stand-up and television comedian, raises the issue of globally infamous Simpsons character, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. The 50-minute episode is cut with other Indian and South Asian comedians and actors, where Hari uses probing questions to explore the general consensus on the stereotypical representation of […]

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Review: Raven’s Home

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That’s so nostalgia   Hey 20-25 year-olds, it’s time to get nostalgic. You may or may not remember a very popular Disney Channel sitcom, That’s So Raven that aired from 2003-2007. Starring Raven-Symoné, this lively show was about a teen girl who sporadically sees glimpses of the future, and has to do her best to realise […]

Michael (Ted Danson) finds his Janet (D'Arcy Carden) at Heaven's Janet Warehouse in The Good Place Season 2

Review: The Good Place Season 2 (Part One)

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Good, getting great   Unfortunately, just as The Good Place hit its stride in its second season, because of the NFL, TV network NBC has pushed the show into an early hiatus and the rest of the season won’t appear until next year (January 4th), leaving us on a lacklustre cliffhanger. If you’re planning on […]

Neo Yokio

Review: Neo Yokio

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“Short on story” Neo Yokio: Season One Network Netflix Release Date 22 September 2017 Episodes 6 Binge Time 2 hrs 30 mins Neo Yokio is a new American-Japanese animation for Netflix, created by Ezra Koenig known best as the front-man of the band Vampire Weekend. The show is set in the New York City of […]

Review: Big Mouth

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“Honest & Relatable” Big Mouth: Season One Network Netflix Release Date 29 September 2017 Episodes 10 Binge Time 4 hrs 10 mins Last week I wrote an Impressions review of the first episode of Netflix’s new animated show, Big Mouth, created by Nick Kroll which I recommend reading (here) if you want to understand what the show […]