Rami Malek in Mr Robot

Under-The-Radar TV You Need To Watch

Finding a new TV show to binge on is becoming harder and harder; we’ve all lost literal hours of our lives scrolling through Netflix’s ‘recommendations’. Most people are aware of the big hitters of the small screen – we’re talking Game Of Thrones or House Of Cards – but what about the little guys who…

Freaks & Geeks: The Teen Dramedy Ahead Of Its Time

Most TV fans are aware of how ruthless and seemingly uninterested in fans’ views US networks are when it comes to cancelling shows. If ratings drop below some arbitrary figure, that’s it, your favourite programme’s in the can, never to be seen again. This has been the case for years. Some of TV’s most revered…

High-Rise: Britain’s Most Exciting Director Breaks Out

Down Terrace, Kill List, A Field In England, Sightseers. The chances are that you’ve never heard of these three films, let alone seen them. But with the arrival of High-Rise, an unnerving wrecking ball of dystopian near-future genre-bending film, it’s more than likely movie lovers will be logging on to Amazon to bag copies of British…

The 87th Academy Awards: Part III

Concluding Encapsulate’s preview of the upcoming 87th Academy Awards, we cast a cynic’s eye over the Best Picture nominations – a merry band of powerhouse productions at indie darlings. If you haven’t, be sure to read up on the supporting and lead acting nominees with Parts I and II of this series. Enough with the formalities, let’s…

The 87th Academy Awards: Part II

Continuing our annual preview of the Academy Awards, we turn our gaze to the heavy hitters in the acting categories. A vintage year for both the men and women of Hollywood. Be sure to read up on the nominations for supporting actor and supporting actress in Part I before diving in. -*-*- Best Actress   The…

The 87th Academy Awards: Part I

It took an ample amount of oil and grease to lubricate the cogs and wheels in the rusty old engine room at Encapsulate HQ, but here we are, huffing and puffing, ready to delve into the glorious goodness of the Academy Awards once more. To start, a quick look over the supporting roles. Last year,…

Emmys 2014: Cracking Up

Concluding our look at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations – following a tasty little overview of the drama categories – we move on to the comedy capers that have had us in stitches over the past few months. Be sure to cast your eye over the nominations in full before reading but most importantly,…

Emmys 2014: The Drama Of It All

You know it’s Emmy nominations time when the TV nerds (you, yes you sir) take to the internets and the twitters to quietly murmur about which trivial one-scene guest appearance just has to be nominated this year before their fandom-driven online persona snowballs into a cursing sociopath as some fairly unfunny talk show host inevitably…