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Muppets Now: Kermit and company stream their way back into hearts

It’s hard to believe that Kermit and co have lacked a dedicated TV presence ever since the first and only series of The Muppets on ABC back in 2015. I loved the mockumentary series, but alas its never found a dedicated audience, skirting between kids and adult comedy in a slightly confused manner. But, thankfully the good folk at Disney …

Defending Jacob: The demons of uncertainty and ostracism of perceived guilt

How far would you go to protect your child? and when does doubt begin to cloud the once perfect image you had of your son or daughter? These questions are of course nothing new in the crowded marketplace of crime drama. With a number of recent British shows having covered the same subject matter, from A Mothers Son to Born …

Top TV: Our guide to the best box sets

Last Update: May 2020 Television has the power to whisk us away into new worlds, while remaining firmly rooted to our favourite armchair. While equally opening up new worlds through longer, episodic stories that leave us gagging for more. In recent years this has led to a new golden age of TV, as our viewing habits have changed in an …

I Am Not Okay with This (Review) – An explosion of teenage angst in a sea of comic book joy

What do you get when you cross the energy of The Breakfast Club with the horror of Carrie? The answer may be found in the new Netflix comic book drama ‘I Am Not Okay with This’. A deliciously dark comic book adaptation from the same universe as The End of the F***ing World. One that wraps you in the story …

My Left Nut (Review) – Lifting the curtain on teenage sexual health for boys

We all know that teenage boys are generally not good at talking about their own health. Creating a trait that often continues through to adult life. As men search for their own answers to possible health problems, long before consulting a doctor. Often only increasing undue worry and concern, that remains pent up and lacking in any emotional support. Therefore …

Visible: Out on Television – A defining exploration of LGBTQ+ lives on American TV

As we mark LGBT+ History Month here in the United Kingdom. Apple TV’s new documentary series Visible: Out on television explores LGBTQ+ representation on the small screen. And while the five-part documentary series focusses on US TV history. Watching you can’t but find important links back to the British media experience. As we are taken from the dark days of …

Titans Season 2 – Despite a few minor stumbles, Titans are back with a bang

Titans season one debuted in 2018, providing a shining light in a sea of superhero TV shows. By not only giving a long-overdue platform to some of DC Comics most overlooked characters. But surrounding their debut with a decidedly adult tone. Reinventing the characters for a modern audience, while equally honouring their comic book roots. One of the discernible strengths …