The Krusty Krab: A Conglomerate Nightmare

It may appear as just another parody of a fast-food chain, where minimum wage and long contracted hours are a regularity, but if you dive deeper you can see Spongebob’s workplace is a conglomerate nightmare ala Amazon or Disney.

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Thanks for the Laughs: A Love Letter to CollegeHumor

With the recent news of CollegeHumor layoffs, Flip Screen’s two resident CollegeHumor fans would like to take you down the rabbit hole with us, to tell you about our favorite shows and videos, while also convincing you that a subscription to the company’s Dropout streaming service is just as valuable as a Netflix or Hulu account.

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Lesbian Love as Invention: Céline Sciamma’s ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ (2019)

In Portrait of a Lady on Fire, art acts as its own metaphysical language.

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Who Is Rey? – Why 'The Rise of Skywalker' (2019) Rey Reveal Is A Huge Missed Opportunity

When it comes to the Star Wars sequel trilogy, whether intentionally or not, the question “Who is Rey?” has become one of the biggest, most contentious talking points in the fandom.

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Eat the Rich! – What 2019's Films Had to Say About Wealth and Privilege

2019’s films have offered anecdotes to the mystery surrounding wealth, and have also offered some form of revenge that audiences can live vicariously through – like watching the rich family literally explode into nothing but a confetti display of flesh.

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How 'Breaking Bad' Broke Bad: The Rise and Fall of TV Serialisation

“…But that’s all of life, right? It’s the constant, it’s the cycle. It’s solution, dissolution. Just over and over and over. It is growth, then decay, then transformation.” –Breaking Bad, “Pilot” Serialization in television is now commonplace. For a previous episode from the week before, or a year prior, to have after-effects on the episode…

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Renault’s '30 Years in the Making' Advert is What the LGBTQ+ Community Has Spent Lifetime Asking For

Twitter, whilst controversial, is a wonderful place for people to share their opinions regarding TV and movies. What many of us call “Gay Twitter” has become a hub for the discussion of our community in the media. It is a place where we feel safe enough to speak up about the way the media represents…

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'The Boys', 'Watchmen', and What They Say About the Superhero Genre

There’s an appeal in the idea of deconstructing the superhero genre. Why should this one human being, however extraordinary they may be, be a one-person judge, jury and (sometimes) executioner? How do their biases, beliefs or bigotry play into who they deem worth targeting and who they believe is worth protecting? What makes them believe…

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