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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13th Apr2020

‘The Big Show Show: Season 1’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Sometimes you just need an escape – and The Big Show Show, being all about fun, is just that. This is not a serious programme filled with hard-hitting drama but instead is a handful of episodes of a comedic, fun, silly, series which is exactly what we need right now in the lockdown we are […]

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13th Apr2020

‘Nailed It: Season 4’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

Nailed It: Season 4 is a high energy show that shows a side to amateur baking that we, as an audience, never really get to see – one that will have you all shouting at the screen and rolling in laughter! If you have not heard of this show before, Nailed It is a series […]

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30th Mar2020

‘100 Humans’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

100 Humans is a new Netflix Original show that aims to investigate some of the strangest questions to ever be asked on television by putting 100 people into certain activities and games to test these wild and crazy ideas – some of which are actually created by the test subjects! The series opens with an […]

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27th Mar2020

‘Restaurants on the Edge’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

As a man who loves food and has an interest in business, I was very intrigued to see the new Netflix original series Restaurants on the Edge – a show that’s about struggling restaurants all across the world and how a group of experts point of all the things the owners are doing wrong and […]

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13th Feb2020

‘To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You’ Review (Netflix)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Emilija Baranac, Jordon Fisher | Written by Sofia Alvarez, J. Mills Goodloe | Directed by Michael Fimognari In 2018 Netflix came out with an original movie based on a young-adult novel by Jenny Han called To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. It was a charming, whimsical teen rom-com that […]

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13th Feb2020

‘Kevin Hart: Don’t Fuck This Up’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

I have to say I am not particularly a massive fan of Kevin Hart as his style of comedy is personally not one that I am interested in but his new Netflix original show Don’t Fuck This Up has really given me a new perspective on him as a person! These “inside look into artists […]

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12th Feb2020

‘Sex Education: Season 2’ Review (Netflix)

by Rhys Payne

I have to confess, to start this review, that I have a slight bias for this show as I personally appear in the background as an extra and I was also invited to the Welsh premier screening… but I will try to remain as unbiased as possible. Sex Education is a coming-of-age comedy, a Netflix […]

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25th Nov2019

‘The Unlisted’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

The Unlisted is a Netflix original drama series that follows the lives of two twins as they combat the rule of an evil CEO who is trying to gain control to children in schools across the world. This is a show for, and about, teenagers as the majority of the story revolves around the school […]

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22nd Nov2019

‘Daybreak’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Daybreak is a Netflix Original series set in a post-apocalyptic future where only the young people have survived and the older generation is dead or turned into zombie-like creatures. This is not your typical zombie survival story like The Walking Dead or World War Z but it is a unique and humorous take on a […]

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01st Nov2019

‘Raising Dion’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Raising Dion is a Netflix original series that follows the life of a boy called Dion as he discovered his special powers and abilities. While this can seem an overused storyline and oftentimes childish, this series tells the story in a way to make it a serious show which deals with important issues, give representation […]

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29th Oct2019

‘Living With Yourself’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Living With Yourself is a Netflix original starring Paul Rudd alongside other great actors such as Paul Rudd (as he plays his clone) and Aisling Bea. This is a very unusual and strange series that follows the life of Miles Elliot who ends up going to a spa to be cloned for him to live […]

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28th Oct2019

‘Mo Gilligan: Momentum’ Review (Netflix Original)

by Rhys Payne

Momentum is a new Netflix Original comedy special which is written by, and staring Mo Gilligan. Having only known of Mo from his minor role on the Big Narstie show, where he is almost the side-kick to Bigs’ antics on the show, I was not aware of how funny and extremely clever Gilligan is – […]

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