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Downloading Netflix

The big news of streaming (or not streaming) is that Netflix is now offering the ability to download certain movies and shows through their app on tablet and phone. This is an absolutely huge game changer, especially for people who travel a lot, or are away from reliable WiFi services – think while travelling with… Read more »

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The Exorcist guest post

Just a quick note that Couch Potato Psychology has written a blog post over at The Moon is a Dead World horror blog. The post is in time for the Halloween season and is written about the horror classic The Exorcist. You can find the full post here. In staying with the theme, what is… Read more »

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Westworld Episode 1

Westworld just premiered on HBO to the highest figures since True Detective! But of course it did, Game of Thrones and any number of other great HBO series set it up for them! The question is, does Westworld stack up? The answer seems to be a resounding yes (with a current 9.3 rating on imdb)…. Read more »

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Mad Max without CGI is incredible

When Mad Max was released and reviewed it was known that a lot of the effects were practical effects rather than computer generated. By practical effects, we mean that the explosions actually happened rather than it being drawn and built through computer aid. Now a pre-production video has been released showing these effects in action and it… Read more »

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Psychology of Stranger Things

We have previously reviewed Stranger Things, but it is time for the psychology of Stranger Things and a little exploration of the psychological themes that sit in the background of the show. So what is there to say about an adventure series about some pre-adolescent kids and a couple of helpful adults? Well, a lot,… Read more »

Batman vs Superman

2 minute Review – Batman vs Superman

I reviewed the Suicide Squad, which I watched in quick succession after Batman Vs Superman and I have to say that I preferred the latter. They both got tons of promo, but I would say that Suicide Squad was more anticipated, especially given the Bat-fleck aspect of BvS and the fact that many people were… Read more »

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The Psychology of Mr Robot

Hello friend I was recently interviewed on the Ars Technica ‘Decrypted’ podcast by the awesome Nathan Matisse, looking at the psychology of Mr Robot and the theories behind what Elliot is suffering from and how well this is executed in the show. I will write more on Mr Robot in the coming few days, but… Read more »

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Battlefield 1 Beta review

We spoke about the release video previously here and what the thoughts were on release and now the Beta has dropped for the new DICE game Battlefield 1. First thoughts are that this game looks like an amazing addition to the Battlefield franchise and will do very well in terms of sales. I was a… Read more »

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Suicide Squad review

Is there a movie that has been more hyped than Suicide Squad this season? Unfortunately, it got plenty of bad reviews, currently sitting at 26% on Rotten Tomatoes, however I went into it with an open mind. A movie that has a star cast and a massive budget can’t be that bad, can it? Even… Read more »

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things has been yet another hit for Netflix worldwide and again seems that everything they do turns to gold. Now there are the few people who didn’t like the series and say that it was cliche, but that is exactly what was great about it and made me fall in love with it. There… Read more »

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    Jessica Jones Season 1 Episode 1

    Anything that Netflix touches at the moment seems to be gold and with the association with Marvel, it looks like they are on to another winner with Jessica Jones. Actually, to digress, Wet, Hot American Summer was terrible and an abomination for Netflix produced content but that is another story for another day. Jessica Jones starts… Read more »

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    Homeland Season 5 Episode 3 ‘Super Powers’

    Ok, so unfortunately I have fallen a little behind with Homeland this year, so I am trying to make up some time with watching and reviewing over the next week. My DVR is getting a little full at the moment, so it is time to get some of it watched and reviewed. I have to… Read more »

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    The Walking Dead Season 6 Episode 8 – Revenge of the bowl cut

    That time of year has wound around again, when we all go on holidays and don’t want to watch TV, when the family is over and we have no ‘must see TV’ to keep us away from dull conversations about Uncle Harry’s new relationship…but hey, everyone has to have a break, right? I missed reviewing… Read more »

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    Game of Thrones Season 6 Theories

    Given that HBO have now released a poster for Game of Thrones Season 6, it is probably time to talk about some theories about what may happen in the new season. There will be spoilers ahead.. Jon Snow will rise from the dead There are plenty of theories out there about this and here is… Read more »

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    The Walking Dead S06 E06 ‘Always Accountable’

    I was so wrong when I thought that this season of the Walking Dead would be better than the the last few, that we would leave behind the monologues, the empty story building and the ‘our group is the best’ cliches. This episode continued in the vein of last week – a lot of the… Read more »

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    iZombie Season 1 Review Is this a zom-com?

    This page was starting to look like a The Walking Dead fan site. Due to a lack of time the only thing that has been posted recently are reviews of the most recent episodes of TWD, so here is a bit of a difference for the week. Not too much of a difference in terms… Read more »

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    The Walking Dead S06 E05 Review “Now”

    I said it last week and I will say it again this week – the narrative has been broken and we are getting more and more distanced from the events that led the the possible death of Glenn. It doesn’t feel natural, and we have been given a 2 episodes now where there are no… Read more »

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    The Walking Dead S06 E04 “Here’s not here”

    Ah the classic ‘character development arc right in the middle of an important moment’ scheduling technique…Don’t get me wrong, I find the character of Morgan fascinating, however I feel that rather than build tension around Glenn and his ‘death’ this episode just distances us further from the outcome. But seriously, cool episode, but whatever, we… Read more »

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    The Walking Dead S06 E03 “Thank You”

    Spoilers below! This week’s episode of The Walking Dead, in terms of chronology, falls between the last 2 episodes, it is after the first and during the start of the second episode, but focuses on the main crew including Rick and the fighting-capable survivors. The survivors are currently developing a plan to get back to… Read more »

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    The Walking Dead S06 Ep02 – JSS

    The second episode of Season 6 of The Walking Dead “JSS” was a great episode, probably one of the best in recent memory. There was very little dialogue and unnecessary character building that has seemingly plagued the show on and off for a little while now. JSS starts with Enid and her family trying to… Read more »