What ‘WandaVision’ Could Mean For the Future of Prestige TV

WandaVision put Marvel in the world of TV in a big way, but is it enough to be good for television’s future?

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The Ethics of Filming Poverty: Who Has a Right to Tell ‘Nomadland’ (2020)?

It is phenomenal that these stories are being told. However, what does it mean if they only tell a partial story, with little condemnation of the system that maintains it? 

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Did ‘Hannibal’ (2001) Cannibalise Itself?

Hannibal is 20 years old. It was the long awaited sequel to one of history’s most lauded films, so where does it stand in the film canon now?

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[Nostalgia Week] The Hidden Subtext of Nickelodeon

So, having been a Nickelodeon kid through and through, I’ve decided to take a look back at my own childhood shows to find the hidden layers ready to be revealed.

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How ‘Dark Water’ (2005) Delivers What’s Lacking in ‘Relic’ (2020)

The largely overlooked film was ahead of its time for its portrayal of mental illness and motherhood in the context of horror.

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20th Anniversary of ‘Unbreakable’ (2000): What M. Night Shyamalan Gets Right About Superheroes

Mr Glass and David Dunn walk side by side in a crowded street. Mr Glass uses a cane.

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[The Revolution Will Be Televised] Starship Troopers (1997) and American Fascism

What’s scary – and I believe this was Verhoeven’s intent – was that Starship Troopers wasn’t that far off the Hollywood normal.

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Does the New Year’s ‘Doctor Who’ Special Highlight a Failing Show?

Doctor Who has moved to New Year from its traditional Christmas Day slot. What does a festive special mean to the show, and are both no longer essential viewing?

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‘The King’s Speech’ (2010) at 10: Is it a Perpetual Classic?

The King’s Speech is a decade old in an ever changing industry. Have the old-school charms that brought it massive acclaim also helped it stand the test of time?

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