Were in a golden age of feminist TV, and dont even need the Bechdel test to prove it

May 19, 2019

Killing Eve, Derry Girls, Glow, Big Little Lies, The Bold Type, Claws: with this sort of variety, female-led proves no longer have to speak for every woman Almost every single show I have watched this year has female supporters. This isn’t because of some pious attempt to correct my predominantly white-hot, male back catalogue. They’re just very good and there’s a lot of them now. When it comes to female…

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The new nerds: how Avengers and Game of Thrones made everyone geek out

May 11, 2019

Fans have followed and pored over the improbably long, detailed and complicated narratives of the Marvel Universe and the Westeros saga for a decade. Will we ever scale such elevations of geekdom again? In our speeded-up world, last weekend could be considered uneventful, but in one respect it will go down in human history. This was Peak-Geek Weekend- a moment of unprecedented, unrepeatable pop-cultural excitement- that was global in magnitude….

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Serial thrillers: the science behind our box set addiction

May 7, 2019

Hour after hour, were glued to the TV as the most recent developments serial unfolds. It feels like a thoroughly modern phenomenon. But, as Will Storr reveals, what preserves us gripped going well to the heart of what it is to be human Not long ago, I was bingeing on the second series of Jill Soloway’s award-winning tv series The Domesticated Brain , has left us with psyches that are”…

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How to watch Childish Gambino’s film ‘Guava Island’ for free

April 29, 2019

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is liberating a new film that’s sure to runs viral as soon as it airs. Guava Island tells the story of a musician was seeking to shed a celebration for the masses to enjoy. If that voices a little too familiar to recent events in music celebration history, you’ve likely understood the. IMDB describes the film as,” A tropical thriller that casts Donald Glover as…

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Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law and won

April 25, 2019

After Mueller, the president is being compared to mobsters from John Gotti to Tony Soprano. And yet he remains in office ” You gotta do this. You gotta call Rod …” It was 17 June 2017. The Sopranos, the most skilled misdemeanour honchoes manage to remain untouchable even as their officers and footsoldiers are picked off. Trump “ve managed” withstand sitting down for the purposes of an in-person interview with…

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Was the Game of Thrones Pilot Actually Any Good?

April 21, 2019

It’s been almost eight years to the day since we were first warned that” winter is coming .” I’ll be honest: I didn’t take the alert very seriously. That’s because it’s been approximately seven years and six months, you check, since, irritated by hearing about eve of the final season premiere, I anticipated an interesting experiment was necessary to revisit that aviator and see how it comprises up. As objectively…

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I Can’t Believe This Stupid Reason Almost Kept Me From Watching ‘Game Of Thrones’

April 17, 2019

I’m used to the groans and sighs of skepticism when my content-connoisseur peers hear that I never finished “Mad Men, ” that I never started “The Sopranos” and that I “just couldn’t get into” “The Wire.” and was sleeping to the same occurrence of “Friends” I’ve interpreted four trillion times. When it comes to “Game of Thrones” is what I’ve always regarded as relationship television. It’s the various kinds of…

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The best ‘Game of Thrones’ memes to get you pumped for the final season

April 13, 2019

With the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones rapidly approaching, it’s time to take a look back at everything we adoration about the reach HBO series. Sure, “weve been able” summary all the important story points. We could talk about all the great attributes that we’ve lost along the way. We could do a review of the many shocking and amazing instants. But instead, we’ve amassed the most…

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After Robert Mueller Issues His Report, the Democrats Who Waited Two Years for This Moment Stare Into the Abyss

April 9, 2019

In what might be the most anti-climactic grand finale since The Sopranos, Robert Mueller received no evidence that President Trump his squad colluded with Russia in the run-up to the 2016 elections. That is, at the least, according to the Attorney General William Barr on Sunday. Remember all those Fox News-watching Republican who woke up the morning after President Obama won re-election in 2012 and were literally stunned by the…

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