While Netflix’s Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story has become one of the most watched shows on the streaming platforms, it has also received severe critical reception from the audience. The new crime series features the real-life story of the serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who killed young boys and men, particularly of black and brown descent. In light of this, and because of its sensitive plotline, it received mixed reviews from critics. While Vanity and Variety gave more negative reviews, Vulture and The Hollywood Reporter gave it a more positive angle. The victims’ families also had different reactions to it, many of them, claiming that the show retraumatized them. One of the most prominent ones was Rita Isbell, the sister of Errol Lindsey, who was one of Dahmer’s victims. According to Yahoo, she wrote a statement for Insider in which she explained how she watched just a small part of the show and was ‘bothered.’ This statement was recreated and added in the show … [Read more...] about Netflix’s ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ receives controversial reviews
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HBO’s House of the Dragon and Amazon Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power . Photo-Illustration: Vulture; Photos by HBO and Prime Video In this era of video on demand, most streaming programmers have come to accept the Gospel According to Netflix: Audiences now watch TV shows when it’s convenient for them, and the specific time of day they arrive is irrelevant for streamers. This is why most streaming shows drop new episodes in the middle of the night, U.S. time; since we are all our own network schedulers now, deciding what to watch and when, there’s no reason to “program” new shows and movies for an optimal time of day. But the slightly different release patterns for Prime Video’s The Rings of Power and HBO’s House of the Dragon , along with some new Nielsen numbers, have had me thinking lately about the wisdom of the dogmatic approach pioneered by Netflix — and whether streamers should be thinking more about what time they release their original … [Read more...] about Dragons vs. Elves: Who Has the Better Release Strategy?
The London Marathon 2022 will be held on Sunday, October 2 this year and is set to be the last marathon to be held in October as the event will return to its regular format next year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic , the race was postponed from April until October to maximise the chances of a mass participation event. Crowds are expected in the city this weekend to watch the marathon, which will also be televised for those who wish to watch at home. However, if you wish to watch the race in person this year, you could struggle to reach the start line due to the train strikes that are taking place in London this weekend. Here's everything you need to know how the tube strikes will affect the London Marathon this weekend: What time will the London Marathon start this year? Mo Farah will be running the London Marathon again this year ( Image: REUTERS) The mass participation event will see the first runners start off at around 9.40am, with the last runners … [Read more...] about Best way to get to London Marathon 2022 start line during Saturday’s train strike
One lucky traveller will be paid more than £2,600 to travel Australia and New Zealand playing on social media. Many of us have dreamed of motoring around the Outback, a mob of kangaroos bouncing alongside the motorway as Cradle Mountain looms in the distance. If daydreams of crashing surf and frolicking down Bondi Beach aren't you thing, then perhaps the stunning mountain vistas and verdant natural beauty of New Zealand is. One lucky person will be able to experience both countries when they are anointed Deel's first social media nomad. Do you have a travel story to share? Email [email protected] The lucky social media adventurer's home The payroll company is financing someone to travel across the countries in a fully furnished sleeper van with around £2,600 in their back pocket, as well as an additional weekly stipend. Return flights and all things visa and work approval-related handled by Deel. All the winner has to do is create and upload content … [Read more...] about You can get paid to travel around New Zealand and Australia in a camper van
Published 26 October 2020 comments Comments Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Nottingham and parts of the surrounding county will move into the top tier of Covid restrictions, it has been confirmed. People living in the city, along with Rushcliffe, Gedling and Broxtowe, face the toughest restrictions. The measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Thursday and will expire after 28 days. It comes after the city consistently recorded one of the highest infection rates in the country. About eight million people in England will be living in the tier three - "very high" alert level by the end of the week. This means pubs that do not serve substantial meals have to close, and there are further restrictions on households mixing. The affected parts of Nottinghamshire join Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, South … [Read more...] about Covid: Nottingham to move into tier 3
By Mark Savage Published 4 September Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl choked back tears as he played the band's first show since the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins in March. The star was singing Times Like These when he paused to collect his emotions on the lyric: "It's times like these you learn to love again." Earlier, Grohl described Hawkins as his "dear friend, bandmate and brother". He said of Hawkins "no-one else could make you smile or laugh or dance or sing like he could". "And for those of you that admired him from afar, I'm sure you've all felt the same thing," Grohl added. "So sing and dance and laugh and cry and scream and make some noise so he can hear us right now." Grohl was speaking as Foo Fighters topped the bill at an all-star concert in honour of Hawkins' life at London's Wembley Stadium. … [Read more...] about Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert: Foo Fighters give drummer a loving send-off