How to Entertain Your Kids During Lockdown

At the request of Damian, this is a guide for parents or older siblings who are wondering what they should put on TV for their kids to keep them entertained, and maybe even help them learn something. Don’t get me wrong, everyone loves a Will Ferrell movie, but once you’re watching Daddy’s Home followed by Get Hard, it’s easy for parents to get bored. So … Continue reading How to Entertain Your Kids During Lockdown

Modern Masculinity in Cinema and TV

There’s been a few things I’ve watched recently that have brought this subject to the forefront of my mind. I finally watched Afterlife and Sex Education on Netflix (which were both excellent, particularly Afterlife), and I’ve also rewatched Logan Lucky, seen Marriage Story and listened to the Black Men Can’t Jump in Hollywood episode about Moonlight. And I would argue that central to all of … Continue reading Modern Masculinity in Cinema and TV

Modern Day Sitcoms: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Going back to one of my very first articles, I said that ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ was probably my favourite TV show ever. I’ve watched a lot of great, critically acclaimed TV, but ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ is just my favourite. So this week has been a rollercoaster, as a few days ago it was announced that it had been cancelled due to low ratings, before NBC picked it … Continue reading Modern Day Sitcoms: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly