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AuthorNavneeth Nair

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September 24, 2018

Victoria – 4/5 Want to pretend you know the Royal Family beyond Queen Liz, Wills, Kate and the newlyweds? Look no further than the period drama based on the matriarch to rule them all, the woman who succeeded the throne before even Queen Elizabeth could — Queen Victoria. Jenna Coleman shines in a British role […]

August 20, 2018

Tragicomic is a re-envisioning of Hamlet and the latest project from local production team, The Candle Wasters. In a similar vein to their previous projects Nothing Much To Do, Bright Summer Night and Happy Playland, Tragicomic is a web series that tackles Shakespeare in a true-to-life modern context. The series follows Hannah Moore, a fifteen […]

August 13, 2018

Departures started in 2008 as a show about two friends at a crossroads in their lives, making the decision to pack their bags and travel the world for a year. Scott Wilson hosts the show with his childhood friend Justin Lukach, while Andre Dupois directs and films their adventures abroad. The show was conceived while […]

August 6, 2018

Pro Wrestling: “It’s all fake”. I detest this statement and the people that make it. Not only is it reductive, it’s a downright insult to the individuals who intermix literal blood, sweat, and tears in the name of their passion and the entertainment of the public. Is it pretentious to tackle the idea of pro […]

August 6, 2018

GLOW is a netflix original based on the 1980s women’s professional wrestling show The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch draw from the personas of the wrestling ladies of the 80s to weave an ensemble narrative that shines for its compelling characters and strong handling of complex emotions. Firmly centred on […]

July 16, 2018

Good Girls follows three frustrated American mothers as they “break bad” by robbing a grocery store in order to make ends meet. This robbery is complicated by the store’s connection to a Detroit gang and their money laundering syndicate, leading the women further down lives of crime. The strength of Good Girls lies in its […]

May 21, 2018

Mistaking a moment of vibing to Childish Gambino’s damn good new single for a lull in party conversation, Chadley O’Dipshit took the opportunity to explain his “one-hundred percent accurate” analysis of the “This is America” music video. “I know it says ‘America’ in the title but that’s just like, an allusion.” “The key to the […]

April 16, 2018

Tentacle Porn: Is it good shit?   CW: Tentacle porn, rape. There comes a time in every hapless student’s life when you chance upon the spectacle of one bodily orifice or another being filled by a slimy, big ass, monster tentacle. They say this event shapes an individual, that the image burns into their subconscious. […]

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