• Summer TV Picks #4: Four Weddings and a Funeral

    As I’m sure is the case for many of you, lockdown has resulted in many binges of many series. But for me, as somebody who already watched a lot of TV before quarantine to procrastinate doing coursework, I found myself searching further afield for my next show. This search...
  • 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,...
  • The Forgettable Obscurity Of Apple TV+

    Apple TV+ was this week judged “below average” for both value and original programming by the American Customer Satisfaction Index. It has now been over half a year since its launch, so the question is – why has this new streaming service failed to gain traction? While Apple TV+...
  • How The Entertainment Industry Has Attempted To Acknowledge A History Of Racial Prejudice

    Amid the Black Lives Matter movement, society, and more specifically the entertainment industry, is now reflecting on racism in its historical media. One move from US streaming service HBO was to remove the 1939 film Gone with the Wind from its platform, as it perpetuated insensitive portrayals of black...
  • What “American Horror Story: 1984” Strives To Teach Us About The Passage Of Time

    WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS The world’s most popular horror anthology series has taken its viewers on a variety of journeys over the last ten years. From power-hungry witches in New Orleans, to ghost colonies butchering farmhouse owners in North Carolina, American Horror Story has highlighted both the bright and dark...
  • Books and Comics That Should Be Adapted for Film and TV

    I’ve always been a book lover. And a film lover. And a lover of book-to-film adaptations. With that said, there’s quite a few books that still need to be translated onscreen. The Last Dragon Series by Chris D’Lacy The series starts with university student David, who takes a room...
  • ‘The Last Faust’ – An interview with director Philipp Humm

    I recently had the opportunity to interview director Philipp Humm about his upcoming project, The Last Faust. And from the sounds of it, the 500 year old tale is about to get a lot more interesting.   Q: For people unfamiliar with the Faustian mythos, in a nutshell, could you...