Tag Archives: Netflix Originals

A Beginner’s Guide to BoJack Horseman

This weekend heralds the return of everyone’s favourite anthropomorphic horse, with Netflix streaming the eagerly awaited fourth season of BoJack Horseman. Since its premiere in 2014, the animated comedy has received much praise from critics – despite an initially frosty reception – with some going as far as to call it the best television series currently airing.... Continue Reading

Netflix Review: Mockumentary American Vandal is the surprise of the season

When spoofing a film or television series, one could create a shot-for-shot parody of the source material, or merely utilise its formula. The latter approach is the preferred option for many, but that brings with it a need to produce original, compelling material that is worthy of viewing in its own right.... Continue Reading

Netflix Review: The third season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season is fun, hilarious and surprisingly deep

It doesn’t take very long for the third season of Netflix’s Original Series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to remind its audience why it’s such a powerful and unexpected treasure. In 2015, the show first hit Netflix and was praised by critics and general audiences for its humour and overall freshness from the generic television show.... Continue Reading

Watch the intense teaser for David Fincher’s thrilling Netflix series Mindhunter

Rolling off from the incredible success of House of Cards, David Fincher (The Social Network, Gone Girl) has returned to Netflix for a new series, Mindhunter. In the vein of True Detective, the series follows a a pair of FBI agents as they interview imprisoned serial killers in an attempt to solve cases in 1979.... Continue Reading

First Impressions: Netflix and Baz Luhrmann deliver a unique and compelling series in The Get Down (USA, 2016)

Baz Luhrmann, over a decade worth of planning, and a whopping $120 million dollar budget sit behind The Get Down, an upcoming Netflix Original that boldly tackles the origins (and fundamentals) of Hip Hop with the Australian director’s characteristically fanciful touch. The result is a surprisingly unique, compelling series that marches to the beat of its own drum, fusing exaggerated musical theatre and grounded crime drama to shape a tale of creativity, love, art, and ambition grown from the decaying cracks of the Bronx in 1977.... Continue Reading