Lightbox Archive

The five best cameos on How I Met Your Mother

Nine seasons, two hundred and eight episodes, and a list of cameos longer than the list of women Barney's slept with. Madeleine Chapman selects the five best, weirdest and most notable.

Better Call Saul meets Breaking Bad: A crossover wishlist

Better Call Saul is dropping weekly on Lightbox right now – and it's slowly catching up with the start of Breaking Bad. While we wait, here are four fanservicey ways the new show could tip its hat to the old one.

New to Lightbox: It’s American women all over this month

A '70s housewife, an exhausted mother, and a law student moonlighting as a call girl: these are just a few of the people coming to Lightbox in August.

Five seasons of New Girl in one minute (WATCH)

Can you sum up five seasons of the bed-hopping, flatmate-loving sitcom New Girl in one minute? Madeleine Chapman thinks she can.

What’s Katherine Heigl been up to, you guys?

Season eight of Suits starts dropping on Lightbox tomorrow – and Katherine Heigl is coming along with it. Sam Brooks details where the former TV princess has been up to since her heyday.

Rabbits, powerpuffs, cavemen: The best of Lightbox for kids these holidays

We're halfway through the school holidays and you must be running out of things to do. Tara Ward's got you covered with the best things on Lightbox for you and your kids to whisk time away with.

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: Bustin’ out all over

We've come to the end of the dystopian conservative marathon that is the second season of The Handmaid's Tale – and oh my god what have you done, June!

Harlots: Who are these corsetted women and where do I know them from?

Harlots returns to Lightbox tomorrow with a second season full of intrigue, feminism and corset-ripping good times. The show is full of famous faces, but where have you seen them before?

Handmaid’s Tale recap: One step forward, two steps back

Love is patient, love is kind, love is not knowing what beautiful nightmares await us in next week’s season finale.

From Terrence Malick to Magic Mike: The hidden gems in the Lightbox Movies catalogue

Lightbox Movies has a huge selection of movies to choose from, but film geek Sam Brooks is most excited about the obscure, hard-to-find and objectively best ones.

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: You’re tough, aren’t you?

Alex Casey dissects episode five of The Handmaid’s Tale, including the march of the child brides and a lovely holiday to the colonies. Contains spoilers, obviously.

The best of Lightbox’s mums to watch this Mother’s Day

You want mothers? Lightbox has 'em. Tara Ward takes a look at the best TV mothers to hang with this weekend.

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: We’ve been sent good weather… or have we?

Alex Casey dissects episode four of The Handmaid’s Tale, including tense baby showers and a walk down memory lane. Contains spoilers, obviously.

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: Blessed be the fruit loops

Alex Casey dissects episode three of The Handmaid's Tale, including cereal gags, serious twists and a Gwen Stefani cameo, of all things. 

The Handmaid’s Tale is back to burn everything to the ground

Alex Casey reviews the return of The Handmaid’s Tale, available exclusively on Lightbox with new episodes every Thursday.

All the ways you can get hyped for The Handmaid’s Tale season two

With The Handmaid's Tale season two arriving exclusively to Lightbox on Thursday, Alex Casey assembles a handy list of ways you can bide your time. 

New to Lightbox in April: Handmaids, Russian spies and Helen Mirren

Alex Casey and Sam Brooks round up the new content coming to Lightbox this month, including the highly anticipated return of The Handmaid's Tale, Russian spies in wigs and Helen Mirren's career-defining role!

Raised by Wolves celebrates howling, hilarious working class women

Alex Casey introduces Raised by Wolves, a coming-of-age sitcom created by UK feminist firebrand Caitlin Moran.

A chat with The Good Doctor’s Freddie Highmore, the politest TV star in the world

Henry Oliver sits down with Freddie Highmore to talk about his TV journey from the cellars of Bates Motel to the corridors of The Good Doctor.

A villain from The Bachelor US dishes the dirt on UnREAL

Ahead of UnREAL season three arriving exclusively to Lightbox tomorrow, Olivia Caridi from The Bachelor US takes us behind the curtain of reality romance.

Community’s 10 weirdest episodes… ever

It was one of the most critically acclaimed cult shows of the late-00s, and it's coming to Lightbox today. Tara Ward runs down Community's most gloriously wackadoo episodes.

The greatest NZ TV shows that you can rewatch without hunting down a boxset

From Close to Home to Shortland Street to Westside, New Zealand has a long and storied history of brilliant TV. Sam Brooks takes a look at the best local shows that you can stream on Lightbox right now.

UnREAL finally returns and more coming to Lightbox in February

Alex Casey and Sam Brooks round up the new content coming to Lightbox this month, including UnREAL tackling... The Bachelorette?!

Why you need an urgent appointment with The Good Doctor

Tara Ward watches The Good Doctor on Lightbox and tells you why you should be tuning in to the new Grey's Anatomy.