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Have you ever logged in to your Netflix account, clicked through to BoxOffice or browsed your Showmax options and thought: "How is it that I can’t find anything I want to watch?" It’s stupefying, really. So many possible TV shows and movies at the tip of our remote control these days, and yet somehow there’s often little of value amid the endless low-budget dreck and wretched reality shows. You finish bingeing Veep and then you’re left bereft, lost in the filmic wilderness.
Do we have too much choice? Is this a moment for some introspection on the part of us oversaturated but unexcited viewers? Remember the days of being content with just three terrestrial TV channels?