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Keeping it in the family: Hollywood’s Nepotism Babies

Keeping it in the family: Hollywood’s Nepotism Babies

Hollywood’s nepotism babies seem to be getting more attention on TikTok than they do on screen, here’s why
House of the Dragon review: It’s finally hatched!

House of the Dragon review: It’s finally hatched!

Brutal, spicy, and beautiful: HBO’s House of the Dragon is exactly what Game of Thrones fans have been waiting (and hoping) for!
Why the BBC should think again before moving CBBC online

Why the BBC should think again before moving CBBC online

Moving CBBC to just online makes it inaccessible for kids who already are already being taught to consume TV like customers.
BBC Three has bounced back to our screens

BBC Three has bounced back to our screens

BBC Three has returned to our TV screens for 2022 – what do UoM students think?
Paul Holly-should leave Bake Off

Paul Holly-should leave Bake Off

As we move into the new Bake Off era is Paul Hollywood really the right man for the job?
Box or binge: Is BBC Three’s move back onto television really necessary?

Box or binge: Is BBC Three’s move back onto television really necessary?

Anna Nixon examines whether BBC 3’s move back onto terrestrial television is really worth it
Naya Rivera brought so much ‘Glee’ to our lives

Naya Rivera brought so much ‘Glee’ to our lives

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy explains why we must not merely mourn Naya Rivera’s tragic death but also celebrate her terrific life
Opinion: Netflix’s Reality Z is an apocalyptically bad reimagining of Charlie Brooker’s Dead Set

Opinion: Netflix’s Reality Z is an apocalyptically bad reimagining of Charlie Brooker’s Dead Set

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy outlines why Reality Z, a post-apocalypse Netflix show based on Charlie Brooker’s Dead Set, is an apocalyptic mess of biblical proportions
Review: Normal People

Review: Normal People

The BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ has recently burst on to our screens and gifted the nation with the perfect escape from the monotony of lockdown
PremFlix: an exciting opportunity to change football coverage

PremFlix: an exciting opportunity to change football coverage

Sports Writer Tom Reynolds discusses what the introduction of a Premier League streaming service could mean for fans
Home: A look at Rufus Jones’ “refugee sitcom”

Home: A look at Rufus Jones’ “refugee sitcom”

What do a middle-class English family and a Syrian refugee have in common? A lot more than you might think, argues Channel 4 sitcom Home
Netflix delivers the schooling we all wish we had with Sex Education

Netflix delivers the schooling we all wish we had with Sex Education

Netflix’s Sex Education has received high praise for it’s ability to break down taboo topics around sex, and other issues
Big Screen, Little Screen: Jewish History Month Talk

Big Screen, Little Screen: Jewish History Month Talk

Saoirse Akhtar-Farren reviews the ‘Big Screen, Little Screen’ event, including the work of Robert Vas, which makes up part of Jewish History month, and reflects on the importance of such events in our current political climate which has seen increasing hostility towards minority groups
Thank you Louis Theroux

Thank you Louis Theroux

Amy Morris looks at Louis Theroux’s controversial new documentary ‘The Night In Question’ and how it takes a new approach to understanding rape culture, and may well be more successful in changing people’s minds
Crystal Maze Manchester introduce student discount

Crystal Maze Manchester introduce student discount

Crystal Maze Live Experience Manchester is offering students 10% off
Queer Eye – Lessons in self-love

Queer Eye – Lessons in self-love

Netflix’s latest phenomenon are small lessons in how to love yourself and how to see the beauty in others

Review: Game of Thrones — Beyond the Wall

Empty but breathtaking bombast produces the most divisive episode in the show’s history

Pop culture damages university reputation

Many films, TV shows and comics unfairly portray academics as detached and incompetent, and students as lazy and drunk

Procrastination by watching TV is good for us!

Leanne Charlotte explores the importance of primetime television in portraying health issues to aid the public’s understanding of stigmatised illnesses

TV made me live a fantasy

Molly Allen considers the impact of TV on our expectations (no, just because you’re not living in a penthouse doesn’t mean that your life’s a failure)

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