Sam Riley

The age of streaming: has the magic gone from TV?

Streaming. What started as a small idea at Netflix has morphed into an unstoppable entity, arguably becoming the main way we consume TV, films and even games. Whilst undoubtedly providing us with immeasurable freedom and choice it also comes with numerous burdens.  I am well aware that I am not...
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Posted Feb. 11, 2024

My love letter to Doctor Who

Allons-y! Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary with David Tennant, Catherine Tate and the introduction of Ncuti Gatwa as the 15th incarnation of the Doctor is now here! Being a fan since my youth, I can barely contain my innate sense of ‘whovian’ glee and wonder. Doctor Who follows a 900-year-old time-lord...
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Posted Dec. 18, 2023

Ted Lasso: The Beautiful Game

I hate football. Or rather, I really dislike football. I have always found the sport to be quite frightening, alienating and often cannot comprehend why people get so excited over watching others kick a ball into a net. So, it may come as a surprise when I say that I utterly...
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Posted Jun. 14, 2023