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Perry Mason revival delivers with the case of the enticing origin story

By Emma Fraser

HBO’s prequel series sees Matthew Rhys take on the role of the famed Los Angeles defence lawyer.

Michaela Coel delivers a searing performance in I May Destroy You

By Emma Fraser

A young women’s life is derailed by sexual assault in this painfully honest yet humorous 12-part drama.

The Eddy review – A haunting melody that quickly fades

By Charles Bramesco

Damien Chazelle’s eight-part Paris jazz drama scarcely misses a note, but we’ve heard this tune before.

Netflix’s Hollywood is an enticing look at a town of big dreams

By Emma Fraser

Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan’s limited series reveals the price of stardom in Tinseltown’s Golden Age.

Normal People faithfully captures the intensity of Sally Rooney’s novel

By Emma Fraser

This complex tale of first love and friendship is brought to life on screen by two terrific young leads.

Podcasts become strange adventures in The Midnight Gospel

By Kambole Campbell

The new show from the makers of Adventure Time filters personal experiences through psychedelic animation.

Mrs America is a powerful look at the never-ending fight for equal rights

By Emma Fraser

Cate Blanchett leads the charge in an ambitious portrayal of a divisive period in US history.

Hulu’s Hillary is an intimate portrait of a polarising figure

By Emma Fraser

This four-part profile of the former Presidential Candidate reveals a woman who keeps the world at arm’s length.

Creative homeschooling – the best educational shows to stream online

By Roxanne Sancto

Some of our series for families with young children, from Bino and Fino to Dino Dan.

Self-Made is a beautiful celebration of black hair and power

By Roxanne Sancto

Octavia Spencer is on scintillating form in this four-part dramatisation of the life of haircare pioneer Madam CJ Walker.

Self-isolate with On Cinema at the Cinema

By Brianna Zigler

The world is stuck inside and looking to binge – look no further than the Victorville Film Archive.

Lockdown lessons from five of the best TV bottle episodes

By Roxanne Sancto

From Seinfeld to Breaking Bad, here are some of our favourite single-location episodes to stream online.

The Plot Against America makes for stark viewing in uncertain times

By Roxanne Sancto

David Simon and Ed Burns’ HBO series imagines an alternate reality that suddenly feels frighteningly close to home.

Feel Good offers a fresh, relatable depiction of addictive love

By Emma Fraser

Mae Martin’s Channel 4/Netflix co-production tackles gender identity, female sexuality and drug dependency.

Hulu’s High Fidelity is a musical meditation on (self-)love

By Roxanne Sancto

Zoë Kravitz plays the lead in this pleasing 10-part reimagining of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel.

Sex Education and the search for truer pleasures

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Laurie Nunn’s consistently funny, wonderfully acted series offers so much more than shallow titillation.

The Witcher review – An entertaining romp through bleak high fantasy

By Kambole Campbell

Netflix’s Andrej Sapowski adaptation is playful, violent, and enamoured with Henry Cavill’s chest.

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