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Friday, February 22, 2019

The Good Place: The future of TV comedy

It has been 17 years since The Office first aired in the UK, and 13 since its American counterpart began. Both seemed to represent...

The depiction of masculinity in “Breaking Bad”

Recently I have revisited the show that arguably, spare perhaps The Wire and The Sopranos, kick-started the TV and streaming revolution that has unfolded...

TV review: Hard Sun, a gritty crime drama with a twist

Power, murder, corruption, mystery, betrayal and guilt. On paper the script of Hard Sun contains all the makings of an ambitious crime drama. But...

Stereotyping East Asians on TV

The strikes have given me a lot of free time to binge-watch the American sitcom “Fresh off the Boat”. Just to give a quick...

Whitewashing the walls of period dramas

Daisy Treloar explores the rampancy of racism in the casting of historical television dramas.

Is Modern Family worn in or wearing out?

Now in its seventh season, Modern Family was one of the most anticipated premieres airing in September. The last episode of season six left...

The top seven reasons to watch ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

Seven reasons to revisit Sunnydale and the gang

Black Mirror: What’s all the fuss about?

Hailed by many as the new ‘Twilight Zone’, Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror has garnered a solid fanbase since its release in 2011. The title...

“Friends” and homophobia

As Friends finally came to Netflix, so did a flood of complaining millennials watching for the first time and articles claiming that the iconic,...

American Crime Story: Season 2 review

Last year American Crime Story found critical and popular acclaim under the helm of Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson and Ryan Murphy with account of...