But, let’s avoid ending on a sour note. Despite everything, 2016 has been a remarkably good year for television. In fact, so much so that narrowing this down to just five was quite the challenge. So, in case you missed them, here are the highest highs of the year’s offerings.
Let’s face it, 2016 has been an awful year. To be honest, this section could easily just be ‘The News’. But, the shitiness of reality does not excuse the shitiness of art. So, let’s examine some of the attrocities commited in the name of ‘entertainment’ on the small screen this year.
The Girlfriend Experience is an intriguing look at the widely acknowledged problem to student finance and how far people have to go to pay it off. So, does this TV drama do justice to it’s weighty topic?
Gilmore Girls is a well-loved multi-generational drama set in a picturesque Connecticut town. Its original run was a cultural touchstone, and its popularity made it an ideal candidate for Netflix’s recent revival spree. How does the revival compare?
A reinvention of a cult classic from the 80s, lovingly crafted by the skilled hands of Avatar’s Lauren Montgomery & Joaquim Dos Santos. How does Netflix’s modernisation of the iconic Voltron franchise hold up?