The movie video essay has become boring. The YouTube genre popularised by the now abandoned 'Every Frame a Painting' channel, has become stale. You know the videos; slow male voice stressing certain words to add some gravitas to what is being said, onscreen graphics that ease in and out onto brightly coloured backgrounds, and chill … Continue reading Movies with Mikey is the best Movie essay series on YouTube.
You probably haven’t heard of Craig Benzine even though he’s been creating content on YouTube since 2007. And throughout his 12-year career, he’s made over 1,500 videos. Even after this, he hasn’t even cracked a million subscribers. Craig’s channel is WheezyWaiter, and you should be watching his content. Why the name WheezyWaiter? When he created … Continue reading Watch WheezyWaiter Please.
Disney+ is looming over the streaming industry, like the star destroyer in the opening scene of Star Wars: A New Hope. The House of Mouse’s streaming platform is due to be launched in November 2019 and, there’s no doubt, it will change the streaming landscape. Recently, Disney has been on a buying spree, purchasing Lucas … Continue reading Disney+ Will Succeed… Probably.
When you think of the greatest TV chefs today, who do you think of? Jamie Oliver? Gordon Ramsey? Sure, these are established names launched into the public consciousness by successful careers both in the kitchen and on TV, but what if I told you there was a new guard of food personalities arriving. Step in … Continue reading Bon Appétit’s Latest YouTube Series ‘Making Perfect’ shines.
The BBC and ITV already have a service called Britbox in the US, which allows you to watch shows from a few different British broadcasters easily in the United States, where British TV can be hard to come by. Now the two broadcasters have decided to bring this service to the UK. It’s i not … Continue reading Britbox. Why?