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Sofa surfer: what to watch online this week

Posted at 8:30 am, January 22, 2012 in Arts & Entertainment

Vice websiteT’is the month to curl up on the sofa and watch telly. Here are our top 5 things to watch online at your leisure.

1. Netflix
A major US player enters the on demand market with a streaming service for TVs, computers and smartphones, starting at £5.99 a month.

2. The Devil’s Whore
Catch up on this early career highlight for Andrea ‘W.E.’ Riseborough and Michael ‘Shame’ Fassbender in Peter Flannery’s epic Civil War drama.

3. Arena: Dickens on Film
Dickens year continues with ‘Arena: Dickens on Film’, a superb overview of the writer’s adaptations in TV and cinemas, available until Jan 20.

4. Sewers of Bogota (above)
A geeky Vice correspondent is reluctantly sent to live among the sewer people of Bogota, Colombia, with the faeces, flies and police harassment.

5. Robin and Josie’s Utter Shambles
‘Robin and Josie’s Utter Shambles’ follows the usual bantering format, but with brilliant hosts and guests, such as Tim Minchin and Alan Moore.

See timeout.com/tv for full TV reviews and listings.

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