21st Sep2020

‘The Duchess: Season One’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Stars: Katherine Ryan, Rory Keenan, Katy Byrne, Steen Raskopoulos, Michelle de Swarte, Sophie Fletcher | Created by Katherine Ryan When I discovered that Katherine Ryan was starting in a series (which she also helps to direct) I won’t lie I was very taken back… I know Katherine Ryan as a stand-up comedian; I know for […]

26th Aug2020

‘Sugar Rush: Extra Sweet’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

Having reviewed the first two seasons of Sugar Rush I was excited when it was revealed that there would be a new installment of the show. Not only that but it had a new title, instead of the newest season merely being labeled season three it was actually named Sugar Rush: Extra Sweet! What makes […]

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24th Aug2020

‘The Speed Cubers’ Review (Netflix)

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Max Park and Feliks Zemdegs | Directed by Sue Kim The newest documentary on Netflix, The Speed Cubers is a look into the competitive world of solving a classic Rubik’s Cube in the quickest time. I never knew there was a world of professional Rubik’s Cube solvers (is that the word?), in which the […]

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04th Aug2020

‘How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast): Season 2’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) was one of the first shows I ever reviewed and thought it was a fairly niche and underground show but clearly it was popular enough for a second season to be green-lit by the team at Netflix! This is one of the first-ever dubbed shows I have ever seen, […]

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23rd Jul2020

‘Down To Earth: Season 1’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

When I first saw that Zac Efron was the star of a new Netflix original series titled Down to Earth, I assumed it would be showcasing an almost gap year style adventure with Zac travelling around doing exciting things but I couldn’t have been more wrong! In this show, Zac uses his fame, status and […]

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17th Jul2020

‘The Old Guard’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Charlize Theron, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinell, KiKi Layne, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harry Melling, Van Veronica Ngo, Natacha Karam, Mette Towley, Anamaria Marinca, Micheal Ward | Written by Greg Rucka | Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood Immortality hasn’t been this cool since the Highlander, and who doesn’t want to live forever anyway? In The Old […]

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08th Jul2020

‘Southern Survival: Outdoor Gear. Tested.’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

The is one, super-easy, way to grab my attention for any new Netflix original series and that is to include as many fire/explosions as possible and Southern Survival: Outdoor Gear. Tested. does exactly that! This show tests and demonstrates products that could potentially be used to save your life if you are even in an […]

08th Jul2020

‘Home Game’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Home Game is a Netflix original series that raises awareness of country-specific games that are not too popular in mainstream culture, as well as discussing the rules and its players. One of the most fantastic things about this series is that when the players are interviewed they talk in the national language of the country […]

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24th Jun2020

‘The Politician: Season 2’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Having reviewed season one of The Politician, starring Ben Platt, I was very excited to see how the story will progress in this latest season. This show has the most dramatic twist and turns in any series I have seen in a long time and deception is a key idea embedded in the storyline throughout. […]

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24th Jun2020

‘Styling Hollywood’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Styling Hollywood is a Netflix original series that tells the story of Jason Bolden and husband Adair Curtis who run JSN studio, which specialises in celebrity styling and interior design transformation. The series shows many gorgeous outfits wore by many wonderful celebrities as well as showing drastic home transformation. The show obviously promotes the business […]

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23rd Jun2020

‘The Floor is Lava’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

I can honestly say the Netflix original series The Floor Is Lava is one of the most unique game shows I have ever seen. The show has contestants race across a range of crazy obstacle courses (that include obstacles such as Easter Island heads, canoes and pizza ovens) to get from one side of the […]

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05th Jun2020

‘Space Force’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Stars: Steve Carell, John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, Diana Silvers, Lisa Kudrow, Jane Lynch, Fred Willard, Jimmy O. Yang, Tawny Newsome | Created by Steve Carell, Greg Daniels One of the only clever things about the new Netflix original series Space Force is that the release was timed to be around the same time of the […]

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13th May2020

‘Hollywood’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

I took me a while to truly get into the new Netflix original series Hollywood due to the shows pacing and set-up (which I’ll talk about more later) but once I understood the stylistic choices, and once the main themes of the show were discussed, I quickly become totally invested into this series! don’t think […]

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13th May2020

‘Dead To Me: Season 2’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

The first season of Dead To Me was one of the first shows I ever reviewed and I was actually a massive fan of the mysterious drama. The dark and twisted series was insanely gripping but in my review of season one, I ended it by saying that I hoped there wouldn’t be a second […]

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07th May2020

‘Never Have I Ever’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

At first glance, I, among the majority of the people who have heard of the Netflix original show Never Have I Ever, assumed this was just yet another teenage drama series but as the show progress it really did step up in my estimation… Never Have I Ever opened with the lead character Devi praying […]

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06th May2020

‘The Midnight Gospel’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

Having watched the entirety of The Midnight Gospel on Netflix, I can honestly say I have never been more confused by a show; and the worst thing about this is that the confusion was clearly intentional by the creators of the show. The only way I can describe what this series feels like is how […]

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28th Apr2020

‘Middleditch and Schwartz’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

The adverts billed this new Netflix comedy series starring Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz as a new improvised show where everything you see on the screen has been made up on the spot and in the moment – which really excited the theatre nerd In me! The new show Middleditch and Schwartz was extremely entertaining […]

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27th Apr2020

‘Cooked With Cannabis’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

I know the concept of cannabis is an extremely controversial issue, one that is not really discussed by people in the mainstream in the UK. But as Cooked with Cannabis is an American made TV show the argument around weed is not an issue for this show. Cooked with Cannabis is a show that explores […]

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23rd Apr2020

‘Too Hot to Handle’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Having lived through all the hype of Love Island and being thoroughly disappointed I was expecting Too Hot to Handle to have the same effect on its audience. It was built in exactly the same way as Love Island – with a slew of attractive young looking for love in an isolated location but as […]

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22nd Apr2020

‘The Iliza Schlesinger Sketch Show’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Having never heard of [stand-up comedian] Iliza Schlesinger, I was somewhat excited to watch this new sketch show on the basis of it actually being purely a sketch comedy – and I was actually pleasantly surprised by how enjoyable The Iliza Schlesinger Sketch Show was! From my first watch of the show, I quickly got […]

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20th Apr2020

‘Tiger King’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Tiger King on Netflix is like a once in a lifetime experience and, I know I say this a lot, it’s a show not to miss! After all the hype and discussion it caused on social media I decided to give it a watch and It lived up to everything and more! This Netflix exclusive […]

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20th Apr2020

‘Brews Brothers’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Stars: Mike Castle, Alan Aisenberg, Carmen Flood, Marques Ray, James Earl, Mike Mitchell, Zach Reino, Inanna Sarkis, Flula Borg | Created by Greg Schaffer Scrolling through Netflix’s “suggested shows” section and finding a programme called Brews Brothers was one of the most unusual recent finds I have to admit… Tasing a chance on another Netflix […]

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