Black Mirror Series 4: Review

Black Mirror has been the benchmark for cutting edge television since it first aired in 2011. Writer, Charlie Brooker, uses closed story arcs to depict numerous dystopian scenarios which usually have come about due to technology becoming detrimental to the world we know. But with the divisive series on it’s fourth season, can Black Mirror maintain its appeal?   USS Callister This star-trek inspired comedy-thriller was a truly excellent start to season 4. Despite some absolutely shameless netflix plugging within the opening scenes, this ended up being one of the most exciting, and also one of the funniest, Black Mirror…

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10 Things You Should Watch On Netflix This April

Fancy taking a break from work but can’t decide to watch on Netflix? Well, here at Student Wire we have come up with a list of films and TV shows to watch so that you don’t have to spend ages browsing the hundreds of films Netflix has to offer.1. Full HouseIf, like me, you never got round to watching Full House as a kid, now is your chance. With the sequel having recently been filmed, there is no better time to follow the antics of the Tanner family. Expect lots of humour and ‘aws’ when Michelle (played by the Olsen…

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TV is back with a bang

When Christmas starts to approach, TV series start to come to an end and the floods of Christmas specials grace our screens. Lucky enough as soon as New Year is out of the way it starts to pick up again and this time TV is back with a bang. Only 5 days into the New Year and the much awaited second series of Broadchurch was back on ITV and it did not disappoint. If you didn’t watch the first series then I recommend that you do, binge watch it if you must and get on track with the latest series….

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Review: The Roku Streaming Stick

You’ve moved into your new student digs and your landlord has left you the most useless TV imaginable. It doesn’t have Freeview, it doesn’t connect to Wi-Fi and it most definitely isn’t smart. What if there was a way to make it smart? For the past week I’ve been testing out the Roku, which is a small, memory stick sized device that plugs into the HDMI port of a TV or screen. Using the provided remote, you can access a smart TV user interface and add apps such as YouTube, Netflix, etc. Our landlord has left us a mammoth TV…

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Orange is the New Black

The Netflix exclusive comedy series has recently released its second series to the delight of the loyal fans of series 1. Orange is the New Black has recently won the best comedy series award at the Critics’ Choice Awards with two of its actors awarded best supporting role and best guest performer in a comedy series. The smash hit show is based around the life of Piper Chapman- a young woman whose experimental years have come back to bite her. When she left college she shacked up with Alex Vause, her then girlfriend who was part of an international drunk…

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