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The Platform: An Unfortunately Apt Look At Modern Society On Netflix

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I've just finished watching The Platform. It resonates to an uncomfortable level given the headlines we see now on a daily basis. I'm not going to be writing a spoiler-free review. Instead, I'm taking a closer look at the movie through the lens of the Covid-19 crisis. What is The Platform about? The Platform is a new Spanish language movie on...

Irish Netflix: The Very Best Of Irish-Themed Stuff To Stream

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It's nearly St. Patrick's Day! You know what that means! Staying in, social distancing and watching Netflix. It's going to be a St. Patrick's Day like no other but it's crucial that we all just chill out and stay home right now. What better to do when you stay home than to stream a hape of Netflix. For the...

F1: Drive to Survive Season 2 Review: Must See Moments and What We Learn

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A strange thing happened a few years back as the Premier League season came to a close. Because I had a Sky Sports subscription I had to make a choice. Cancel the subscription or somehow justify keeping it. Just as I was making this decision, I spotted a Sky Sports channel dedicated to a sport I used to love....

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Lab: Load Of Science Or Load Of Shite

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Well, I'll be honest. That's probably the most no-messing headline I've ever written for Goosed.ie. There is a new four-episode Netflix docuseries called The Goop Lap with Gwyneth Paltrow. Ironically, I'd just watched Supersize Me 2 on Amazon Prime Video where fast food joints were under the spotlight for using misleading terms. When I see Gwyneth Paltrow and "lab"...

Black Mirror Season Five: Episode List and Launch Date

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I'm obviously a massive fan of technology, but as much as I love the stuff, I appreciate it's got a very dark side. While there's an anxiety about tech that always lingered deep down inside me, it really peaked once Channel 4 released Black Mirror. Netflix has taken the series under its wing and done some really cool stuff...

Bear Grylls You Vs Wild, A Safe Adventure

Remember last year when Netflix took the big leap into interactive television with Bandersnatch? How could you not it took over the world at the time? It was brilliant, innovative, different but the movie was also great, albeit a tad depressing. Following the success of the interactive system, Netflix has decided to take its tech in the other direction...

Play Bandersnatch: A Chatbot to Guide You Through the Black Mirror Netflix Event

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It's a Friday night. I'm home alone. I'm feeling sick and I've just finished watching Bandersnatch on Netflix, the new Black Mirror movie/event. It's a choose your own adventure, interactive movie and it's quite impressive. Review to follow, I assure you. However, while watching it, I couldn't help but draw parallels between Stefan's efforts to build a "choose your...

Black Mirror Returns: Bandersnatch Trailer and Launch Date

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Few shows have pulled back the veil on modern societies uncomfortable relationship with technology quite like Black Mirror. The Channel 4, now Netflix Original, has just dropped the trailer for Bandersnatch, the first Black Mirror movie. What is a Bandersnatch? In the new Black Mirror movie of the same name, the Bandersnatch is a game developed by an estranged but genius...

Angela’s Christmas: The Irish Christmas Film Proving a Huge Hit on Netflix

It's officially December and we all know that means Christmas is well and truly upon us. For the team at Goosed it means a couple of things: 1. Ramping up reviews to help you get the best Christmas presents for those techie folks in your life. 2. The annual argument about whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie (it's...

The Haunting of Hill House

Every couple of months it seems like Netflix bring out a new series that takes the world by storm. And this is exactly what has happened with their newest horror series "The Haunting of Hill House". This isn't the first time Shirley Jackson's famous novel has been adapted, but it is arguably the best one yet. Director Mike Flanagan...