By Catherine Taylor Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror returned to Netflix on 28 December with Bandersnatch, an interactive ‘choose your own adventure’ episode with multiple endings. The landmark sequence doubles as both a feature film and a video game, giving viewers the opportunity to make decisions which ultimately influence the outcome. Set in 1984, no doubt an ode to George … [Read more...] about Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch: the advent of interactive television or Netflix’s secret weapon?
By Ellen Corbett Every student procrastinates – and don’t you dare try and deny it! Sometimes it’s just too late in the evening to start work, sometimes the temptation of watching one more episode is too much, sometimes you just can’t face doing that assignment – sure look at me, why do you think I’m writing this article? Meta. Most people turn to Netflix to find fuel for … [Read more...] about “Just one more episode”: procrastination and how to get even less done
I spent a while thinking over what to review for my final entertainment article for SIN (don’t cry dear reader) and I thought Grief is the Thing with Feathers would be a nice way to go out, alas, it was something I could not get my head around. Instead I’ve elected to review some more obscure things on Netflix that I could not bring up earlier and I’ve tried to categorize them. … [Read more...] about Netflix: what to watch when you need a study break
Created by: Charles Covell based on the comic series of the same name by Charles S. Forman Cast:Jessica Barden, Alex Lawther, Gemma Whelan, Wunmi Mosaku The new eight-part Netfix/Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World follows James, a 17-year-old who believes he is a psychopath, and Alyssa, a 17-year-old rebellious schoolmate, who go on a road trip/ crime spree … [Read more...] about Review: The End of the F***ing World
Dear Netflix, Truth be told, you’ve done well over the years. You have given us great entertainment and of course the iconic phase ‘Netflix and Chill’. From rom-coms to documentaries - you have it all, but there are some films and TV shows that have yet to surface on the site. Listen to the people, this is what we’ve been craving! First on the list has to be the hit TV … [Read more...] about Dear Netflix, We need…