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Queen of discomfort Julia Davis reigns again in Sally4Ever

By Roxanne Sancto

This pitch-black relationship comedy is one of the year’s most excruciatingly awkward – and best – viewing experiences.

Why Netflix’s live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop is destined to fail

By Kambole Campbell

Shinichiro Watanabe’s singular ’90s show is yet another classic anime that should be left well alone.

My Brilliant Friend ‘The Dolls’ review – A heartfelt portrait of postwar Italy

By Roxanne Sancto

HBO’s adaptation of Elena Ferrente’s novel sees a woman recall the special friendship that changed her life.

What Daniel Sloss’ Netflix special teaches us about love, actually

By James Morton

The Scottish stand-up’s “love letter to single people” brilliantly challenges unrealistic ideas of romance.

Heaven can’t help a teenage witch in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

By Hannah Woodhead

Netflix puts a spooky twist on a ’90s TV staple for their latest Original series.

How TV comedies are leading the way on #MeToo

By Caspar Salmon

Shows like BoJack Horseman, GLOW and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are taking a bold, complex approach to tackling systemic misogyny.

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.

How Sharp Objects helped me open up about my condition

By Catherine Pearson

The show’s depiction of the rare hair pulling disorder trichotillomania hit very close to home.

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.

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.

How The Americans uses pop culture to bridge Cold War politics

By Emma Fraser

References to Russian and US cinema help to make sense of the opposing ideologies of the time.

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge is popularising the female gaze

By Roxanne Sancto

The Fleabag and Killing Eve series creator is putting complex, dangerous, relatable women on screen.

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