Ranking the episodes of Black Mirror season 3 – from worst to best


As a huge fan of Charlie Brooker’s anthology series Black Mirror – and being the only member of Film Night to have watched the original Channel 4 when first released – I was fascinated when I heard Netflix would be commissioning a third season.

For this reason, I decided not to binge watch season 3 of Black Mirror.

I wanted to take my time, wait for the storm to die down, and give each episode my complete focus without any outside influences or distractions.

However, by the time I’d finished this season, I was left with a rather sour taste in my mouth. Below, I rank each episode from worst to best. Continue reading “Ranking the episodes of Black Mirror season 3 – from worst to best”

Stranger Things – Spoiler Free Review

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Netflix’s on fire, your defense is terrified! 

..Anyone..?.. Guys..?

Sorry, I’ll see myself out.

OK, so that pun-cum-nod-to-Will-Grigg was pretty abysmal, but I do have a point.

Netflix are once again on fire with their latest original series Stranger Thingsand when watching the show I genuinely was terrified as this wonderful tale unfolded. So let’s get into it. Continue reading “Stranger Things – Spoiler Free Review”

Orange Is The New Black: Season 4 – My mid-term report


Like many others, I was counting down the days until Season 4 of Orange Is The New Black was ready for us Netflix users.

It’s a show I love and find incredibly binge-watchable. So, after just finishing the sixth episode, I thought it would be a good idea to give you my opinion on the season so far, before I turn into a Litchfield Penitentiary watching hermit.

Continue reading “Orange Is The New Black: Season 4 – My mid-term report”

Line of Duty, Undercover and four other British dramas you NEED to watch


Vicky McClure, Daniel Mays and Martin Compston star in  Line of Duty. Image credit: http://www.digitalspy.com

There are so many strong British dramas on TV at the moment that it’s frightening.

BBC and ITV are fighting tooth and nail in the battle of viewing figures, meaning a lot of quality broadcasts coming out. But with so much out there you might end up missing a series due to the sheer volume of content on offer.

So, with me being Film Night’s resident British TV Drama Correspondent (I’ve just made that up) here’s six shows that you need to be watching over spring. Continue reading “Line of Duty, Undercover and four other British dramas you NEED to watch”

Marvel’s Jessica Jones – the latest epic Netflix series

Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) and Kilgrave (David Tennant). Image credit: Netflix

This review is completely spoiler-free!

Once again, Netflix have teamed up with Marvel to deliver another stellar series.

Following the success of Daredevil last year, Netflix are back with a new take on Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Krysten Ritter, of Breaking Bad fame, plays our heroine who possesses superhuman strength. Continue reading “Marvel’s Jessica Jones – the latest epic Netflix series”