Ewan Gleadow

TV Review: Charlie Brooker’s Antiviral Wipe

TV Review: Charlie Brooker’s Antiviral Wipe

As we huddle into our respective homes and try and pretend the bad thing isn’t going on outside, we look to the electric panel featured in our living room for distraction after distraction. Netflix won’t do, if you’ve been keeping up to speed with my other writings, you’ll know that Netflix has gone into the […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Opinion Piece: Dancing to Oblivion – The Slow Death of Television

Opinion Piece: Dancing to Oblivion – The Slow Death of Television

If Love Island weren’t warning enough, the recent entries of panel shows and game shows that litter the TV schedule currently should be a sign that the end is nigh. We’ve reached the final, dormant years of television, for it will be replaced by the suited corporations of Netflix and Amazon, churning out adaptations and remakes until the supply […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Black Mirror: Smithereens

Review: Black Mirror: Smithereens

If there’s one thing writer Charlie Brooker has taught us its that time and consistency are two completely unrelated items. Now into our fifth season of the once frightening Black Mirror, we see what happens when a product lives on past its expected lifespan. A series that felt unnecessary right after its Christmas special, the show […]