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A Completely Unbiased Guide to Hugh Laurie

27 November 2020

After watching Roadkill – which was recently on BBC One – I remembered just how much I love Hugh Laurie. Charismatic, a talented actor and musician, and honestly still looking hot at 61, Hugh Laurie is one of those actors I will want to watch no matter what he’s in. However, I have not watched […]

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Review: My Bubble Tea

17 November 2020

A love potion, two handsome young men, and the woman who gets caught in between. These are the main elements of a chaotic love triangle portrayed by My Bubble Tea – the recent Thai rom-com series. “My Bubble Tea” brews an extraordinary love story through its very first episode which aired on May 22, 2020. […]

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Review: Love Life

10 November 2020

There’s truly nothing better to do in these cold, blustery nights than to curl up on the sofa and watch a good tale of tear-jerking romance. Love Life, a HBO series created by Sam Boyd, is the perfect binge watch, the perfect romcom, the perfect mix of tough life realisations, funny mishaps, overbearing mothers and […]

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Review: WHY R U?

3 November 2020

Imagine waking up one day in a drama world written by your sister in which everything has become the complete opposite of reality; your best friend is in love with his archenemy… and your lover is your nemesis. Aired from January to April 2020, WHY R U? is a Thai BL/gay television series that follows […]

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Mrs America: Women for Women?

28 October 2020

The BBC recently released (or not so recently, I’m really bad at getting through shows) Mrs America, a programme that follows the journey of the ERA (Equal Rights Amendment in the US) and the key figures involved in the fight for women’s rights. While the show does contain fictional characters and events, they all help […]

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TV Show Recommendations for Quarantine

31 August 2020

As I’m sure all of you have been at some point or other during this rather extended summer, I have been excruciatingly bored – so I started watching a lot of TV. Now, with the advent of returning to St Andrews and with many of our international students having to quarantine in their rooms for […]

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A Thriller For Every Format

7 August 2020

During lockdown I’m sure many of us have turned to television, films and books to distract ourselves. I have a fondness for thrillers and espionage, so I have recommended some entertainment that will get your hearts pulsing and always has a twist.  True Spies – Podcast This is a podcast narrated by Hayley Atwell, acting […]

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The Mysteries of ‘Dark’

31 July 2020

The Netflix series ‘Dark’  builds an evocative vision of the ordinary lives of individuals who seem so different, yet are intertwined by the hand of fate to move along a predestined path. This show is based on a deterministic theory which explains the very reason things happen the way they do – as if humans are tiny fragments […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars 5 Review – Turning It From 100 To A Sensible 74

26 July 2020

Another season of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars has wrapped up with a crowning that feels deserved, if a little expected. After three All Stars seasons in as many years, the signs of Drag Race burnout are starting to become increasingly noticeable. I’m going to dive into this past season with an in-depth review and see […]

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Trash Thursday: The Great British Bake Off

27 September 2018

  My name is Jamie Rodney, and I don’t like the Great British Bake Off. I understand that that isn’t quite as controversial a statement as it used to be, so allow me to qualify it. I don’t like the Great British Bake off. I have never liked the Great British Bake Off. The departure […]

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