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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Spring is round the corner, Amazon pilot season is upon us – and I vowed to not let myself get lured in by the promise of any pilot. Why? I don’t want to enjoy something and then see it fall apart again by the show not getting a full season offer. But the promise of Amy Sherman-Palladino was too great and my truly shitty week needed some balancing out. Suffice it to say: I was not prepared for a pilot to blow me completely away. The Marvelous Mrs Maisel is what the title promises. Read More

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Atlanta

“I wanted to show white people, you don’t know everything about black culture.” – Donald Glover on his new show Atlanta Usually when I start watching a new series I have some information about it beforehand. I try to change that in order to just… Read more

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Borrowed Time

One of my favourite short movies that came out of the Pixar studios was what is now known as the beginning of “Up”. Animated features have long been neglected in the public perception – short features in general seem to appeal to only a smaller… Read more

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Master of None

If there’s a show right now that has a target audience exactly like myself, then it’s Master of None, Aziz Ansari’s first show, which runs on Netflix. It’s made for binge-watching and consuming in a way that feels natural and convenient for the so called… Read more

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Emmys 2015

I remember watching the Emmys in 2011 and seeing those really handsome and interesting people on the carpet I hadn’t heard of before. Sean Bean, sure, he was that human in Lord of the Rings and Peter Dinklage, he was that guy from Station Agent, but… Read more

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M:I – Rogue Nation

I had a discussion the other day with a good friend, who couldn’t differ more from me in taste in cultural consumption, but still shares and values my opinion on movies and series, about the movies I probably have watched the most often or tapes… Read more

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Kill your friends

I spent the weekend in Cologne visiting a friend and attending the final concert of this year’s c/o pop Festival and Convention. When we sat down to enjoy an afternoon coffee and a long chat catching up with our lives, we noticed the program for… Read more

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Catastrophe

I really don’t remember when and how I stumbled over Catastrophe, the British comedy about an Irish-American couple having a one-week affair in London ultimately leading to an (unwanted) pregnancy. But I had to keep watching and season 1 is six episodes of true and… Read more

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UnREAL

There’s programs you hate and at the same time love to watch – the famous hatewatch. When I was still going to school and during the first years of university I loved watching reality series (chuck the past tense: I still do. I just act out… Read more