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Pilot Season Episode 8: GLOW

This episode we’re watching GLOW on Netflix, the show based on the world of professional female wrestling in the 1980’s, whose second season arrived in June.

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Pilot Season Episode 7: Picnic at Hanging Rock

This episode we’re watching Picnic at Hanging Rock on BBC Two, a new six-part adaptation of the famous 1967 Australian novel set in 1900, about four girls who mysteriously disappear from a school outing.

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Pilot Season Episode 6: Sharp Objects

This episode we’re watching Sharp Objects on Sky Atlantic/Now TV, a brand new miniseries starring Amy Adams playing an emotionally troubled reporter who returns to her hometown in Missouri to cover the murder of two young girls.

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Pilot Season Episode 5: Queer Eye

This episode we have special guest James Walker, who brings us Queer Eye on Netflix, the reboot of the original Bravo makeover show featuring The Fab Five, five gay men who are experts in matters of fashion, style, personal grooming, interior design, and culture. They overhaul the life of a different nominated ‘hero’ each episode.

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Pilot Season Episode 4: BoJack Horseman

This episode is all about BoJack Horseman, the animated series about a washed up actor from an 80’s sitcom, who also happens to be a horse. Insightful, hilarious and heartbreaking in equal measure, there are currently four seasons available on Netflix.

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Summer Comedy

It’s a joy to spend time listening to very funny men in a relaxed and likely boring situation.

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Pilot Season Episode 3: Cloak and Dagger

This episode is all about Cloak and Dagger, the latest televisual foray into the Marvel Superhero (and Cinematic) Universe. The show is about a pair of teenagers who develop related superpowers due to a traumatic shared incident in their past. The first season is appearing weekly every Friday on Amazon Prime Video.

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Hereditary Thoughts (no spoilers)

I was very excited to see the film but left feeling a little underwhelmed. There was certainly plenty of tension and interesting visual choices for a horror film but it didn’t really add up to much by the end.

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Seeing Eyes

We’re scared of looking into eyes because it reminds us that everyone we see in the world has an internal life we know nothing about. It’s harder to judge their physical appearance or place them into easily consumable categories if we realise they have known grief and pleasure, they feel the weight of their world every day and have done poos. Loads of poos.

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Pilot Season Episode 2: The Leftovers

This episode is all about The Leftovers, HBO’s now-concluded series about 2% of the world’s population suddenly disappearing and how the world deals with that event.