Fall TV Preview: New Drama

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It’s August which means that September is just around the corner and therefore a new slate of television shows are about to begin across the major US networks. Some of these will be… Continue reading

Netflix: The Idiot’s Lantern

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Whilst streaming video has been available in the UK for some time in the guise of catch-up TV services and tentative steps into the market by LoveFilm, none of them really had that… Continue reading

The Help: The Most Racist Anti-Racism Film Ever

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The 2011 film The Help has many things going for it; Emma Stone, high emotions, Emma Stone, great acting, Emma Stone, timely humour, Emma Stone, skin crawling villains, Emma Stone, passing the Bechdel… Continue reading

Harold and Maude gives me hope about dying

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Do you like talking about death? Do you like being reminded about it? No? Sorry, but get over it and keep reading. As an agnostic/atheist/wanna-be-sceptic I don’t believe in an afterlife. I believe… Continue reading

Lost in Translation

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When Bob Hoskins passed away earlier this year, people were quick to pay tribute to the man and his acting career, noting standout performances in films such as Hook, Who Framed Roger Rabbit… Continue reading

The Great Wife

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Recently I have had the pleasure of catching up with The Good Wife. This show never really struck me as something that I could enjoy because A) It was a network drama and… Continue reading

Let’s take television a little slower…

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Binge watching has now become a term that has broken into the public lexicon. Various media outlets love to hark on about it in relation to television and with the increasing popularity of services… Continue reading

Woman against ‘Women Against Feminism’

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I honestly dream of the day when I can, truly, say ‘I don’t need feminism anymore, sexism no longer exists’. As simple or as impossible as that sounds, some women feel they can… Continue reading

The King’s Speech: A False Tale of Normality

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The King’s Speech; everyone’s favourite slice of homogeneous film-making about Britain. What do I mean by homogeneous? Well I mean when a film promotes an ideology that presents a nation or culture (BRITAIN!)… Continue reading

Hashtag True Detective Season Two

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If you saw True Detective then you’re probably one of two people: You thought it was an excellent crime drama featuring lush cinematography and anchored by two fantastic performances from Matthew McConaughey and… Continue reading