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How Real is the “Magic” in Magic for Humans?

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There are two ways to watch TV shows about street magic. You either switch your brain off and enjoy or sit there in a paranoid state trying to work out every single trick. I'm the latter because before I watched David Blaine and Dynamo, I watched Val Valentino revealing magician secrets on RTÉ 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2zuxnEDyjM So that's why I watched the...

Disenchantment: Slow Starting Animated Fantasy Gets Better

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Matt Groening has a pretty respectable track record. He created, The Simpsons is a record-breaking hit, though many argue it’s past its best for quite a few years now. Groening is also the mastermind behind Futurama, a show which I personally believe has even more staying power than The Simpsons. With many years of network TV animation success under...

The Package: A Terrible Idea That Makes a Semi-Decent Movie

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A Netflix Original movie all about the journey to save a man’s penis after a terrible accident on a hiking trip. That’s the premise of The Package, although to be honest, I’m making it sound quite serious there. A group of teens go hiking and drinking when one of the guys lops his lad off with a knife. Yup,...

Insatiable: Is This Netflix’s Most Controversial Show Yet?

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The name of the show didn't give too much away when it popped up in my Netflix suggestions. A quick Google search told me that the show's creator also worked on one of my all-time favourite TV shows, Dexter. That bought Insatiable by attention and here's what I've thought so far. Note - I'm still watching and am only about halfway...

Afflicted: New Netflix Docu-series You’ll Struggle to Relate To

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Afflicted is one of the latest Netflix Original releases. The docu-series looks into the lives of people who seem to be suffering from allergies to human progress. What the hell does that mean? Let's take a look at some of the people behind the show. The People of Afflicted Bekah, a self-described witch and psychic, suffers from mould allergies and had...