• TV Review: On Children: A System that Fails Mothers and Children

    This 2018 Taiwanese anthology is produced by Public Television Service (PTS) Taiwan and available on Netflix UK and North Ireland now. Adapted from the first-hand observation of Taiwanese educational system by Shao-Le Wu, a former tutor, the series name is inspired by Kahlil Gibran’s same-name poem....
  • TV Review: Euphoria

    HBO’s Euphoria is reaching new heights in popularity with its soundtrack and aesthetics achieving mounting social media attention. The eight episodes – released in summer 2019 – stars Zendaya and follows the journey of 17-year-old Rue, who begins the programme having just left rehab for drug addiction....
  • LGBTQ+ Representation In Children’s Animation: An Ongoing Battle – Part 3/5

    Jack Richardson Netflix is home to some quality cartoons, but not all of them can stick the landing. Part 3 covers the unfortunate story of how not to handle representation, and the toxic fallout that can follow. Netflix (Part 1) Voltron Legendary Defender Dreamworks’ Voltron Legendary Defender (2016-2018) was...
  • LGBTQ+ Representation In Children’s Animation: An Ongoing Battle – Part 2/5

    Jack Richardson Cartoon Network jumpstarted the current golden age of TV animation back in 2010 with Adventure Time, and they continue to set an example to the rest of the industry, especially when it comes to LGBTQ+ representation. Cartoon Network Steven Universe, Adventure Time, OK K.O!, Let’s be Heroes...
  • Summer TV Picks #3 – The Good Place

    During the past few months, I think we’ve all found ourselves opening the Netflix app even more often than usual and discovering more new shows than ever before. However, sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start in Netflix’s broad catalogue. That’s why I’m here to recommend...
  • Summer TV Picks #2 – BoJack Horseman

    BoJack Horseman is a cartoon aimed at adults, which follows a once-famous now washed-up TV star with an awful personality. In a world of human-animal hybrids, set in America, the show is a comic, sometimes dark reflection on the life of a celebrity and the horrible choices he makes,...
  • Athlete A: A Chilling Account Of Abuse And Neglect In USA Gymnastics

    Maya profiles the Netflix documentary 'Athlete A' and the state of USA Gymnastics......