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Maniac review: Mesmerising character work in a retrofuturistic setting

By Roxanne Sancto

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill sign up for a mind-bending drug trial in Cary Fukunaga’s immersive miniseries.

Disenchantment and Matt Groening’s lovable, flawed heroes

By James Luxford

The Simpsons creator’s first foray into streaming continues his tradition of subversive central characters.

Netflix’s The Innocents puts a horror twist on teenage romance

By Catherine Pearson

It may look like your average YA fodder, but there’s something sinister lurking beneath the surface of this supernatural drama.

20 of the best new TV shows you should watch

By Emma Fraser

From peak Amy Adams to the return of Matt Groening, these are the series you can’t afford to miss this summer.

The power of painful stories in Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette

By Hannah Woodhead

In her new Netflix special, the Australian comic refuses to play by the rules of stand-up comedy.

With Netflix’s The Staircase, true crime has come full circle

By Nasri Atallah

The popularity of this and other recent series reveals something interesting about the genre’s limitations.

GLOW ‘Viking Funeral’ review – These girls are out to do more than have fun

By Roxanne Sancto

Season two sets us up for a deeper understanding of the show’s characters and their group dynamic.

Netflix’s Set It Up is not your average millennial rom-com

By Ella Kemp

Claire Scanlon’s Manhattan meet-cute is a bouncy comedy with plenty to say about modern relationships.

Sense8’s ‘Amor Vincit Omnia’ shows the power of positivity in adversity

By Roxanne Sancto

The feature-length finale gave fans, the characters and the Wachowskis the closure they all deserved.

Does Netflix deserve a place at Cannes?

By Georgina Guthrie

The festival has caused a stir by banning the digital distributor from its official competition.

Has the Netflix vs Disney streaming war already been won?

By Jack Kavanagh

Disney’s plans for a Star Wars TV series could prove the Death Star to Netflix’s Alderaan.

Mute

By Matt Thrift

Duncan Jones’ spiritual sequel to Moon is a neon-drenched nightmare – and not in the way anyone intended.

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Inside the Santa Barbara video shop keeping indie cinema alive

By Adrienne Bernhard

Nestled amongst the sego palms and surfboards of southern California stands a living, breathing shrine to physical rental culture.

Alexander Skarsgård is a man on a mission in the first Mute trailer

By Joel Down

Total Recall meets The Hangover for a pre-arranged drunken brawl.

VOD has changed the way we watch movies. So what now?

By Hannah Woodhead

As streaming platforms vie with major film studios for viewers’ attention, great work is at risk of being lost in the content ether.

The 20 best new TV shows of 2017

By Hannah Woodhead

From American Gods to GLOW, we take a look at the brightest stars to grace the small screen this year.

Black Mirror ‘Arkangel’ review – Big parent is watching you

By Roxanne Sancto

This episode from Season 4 offers a quietly chilling near-future vision of an over-protective society.

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