This article acts as a sequel to a piece written about porn in Black Mirror last year, so I’d recommend taking a cheeky peek at that one over here before reading this one. There’s also major spoilers for series four throughout this article, and a trigger warning for discussion of sexual abuse, so careful with this, […]Read More What’s Up With All the Sexual Deviancy in ‘Black Mirror’?
All four of The Defenders have seen some crap. In fact, they all continue to get themselves into seriously messed up situations time and time again, and probably need a good therapy session. Yet, without their past traumatic experiences, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage and Iron Fist probably wouldn’t have discovered each other and teamed up […]Read More How Netflix United ‘The Defenders’ With The Team’s Past Trauma
With Sherlock being one of the BBC’s most popular drama TV programs, there is, quite shockingly, a lot of drama in it. From the face-off between Sherlock and the murderous cabbie in the very first episode, ‘A Study In Pink’ to that horrifying moment concluding the series’ latest episode, ‘The Six Thatchers’, we’re no strangers […]Read More ‘Sherlock’ Throwback: 5 Unexpectedly Dramatic Moments
There’s a lot of sex in Black Mirror, which probably shouldn’t be that surprising considering that as a society, we seem to be obsessed with the act of mushing things together. But, it’s also because technology and sex are very closely linked. Thanks to modern creations like the internet, we can now watch two (or […]Read More What’s Up With All The Porn In ‘Black Mirror’?
It’s no secret that Black Mirror is all about highlighting the sombre, more disturbing aspects of our society. This satirical series, written by everyone’s favourite cynic Charlie Brooker, touches upon themes that we might prefer to ignore; but Black Mirror makes them impossible to ignore, waving them in our faces and leading us to having […]Read More How is Retributive Justice Explored in ‘Black Mirror’?
By now we know that Orange is the New Black loves to give its viewers a social commentary. It’s not exactly a shock either that a lot of that social commentary focuses upon racial tensions, making Litchfield Prison a little microcosm for the events happening in America right now, drawing its audience’s attention to problems they […]Read More Of White Supremacists and Corrupt Prison Guards: a look at OITNB’s social commentary
First thing’s first: that season finale is probably going to stop me from sleeping for the next month or so. I can’t cope with all those cliffhangers. I’m half mad at Manson and Fawcett for doing this to us, but also half impressed that they and their team of (super) writers have been able to […]Read More The Fault in Our Clones: a few thoughts on Orphan Black’s penultimate season