June and Winter: Picks of the week

By Niall Christie and Tony Inglis Here’s a rundown of the music released, films screening, shows playing, books read, events happening and stuff going on that we think is worth talking about this week. Borg McEnroe - Released September 22 It may seem strange, but a tennis film following the battle between two of the … Continue reading June and Winter: Picks of the week

Sexist, anglophilic and right-leaning: Question Time has got to go

By Niall Christie With the grand return of a British TV favourite, should we be asking if political panel show Question Time is now past its sell-by date? Turning 38 later this month, this institution of political television returns to our screen late this Thursday night. As the usual viewership of anywhere between 2m and … Continue reading Sexist, anglophilic and right-leaning: Question Time has got to go

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale, Series-One Final Episode

By Tara Fitzpatrick (This article contains spoilers) Few television dramas, however unpredictable, have struck a chord in quite the same way as The Handmaid’s Tale. Led by Elizabeth Moss, it has made the same, if not a greater, cultural impression in one series as Breaking Bad made in six. Leaving aside the parallels between the … Continue reading TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale, Series-One Final Episode

June and Winter: Picks of the week

By Tony Inglis and Niall Christie Here's a rundown of the music released, films screening, shows playing, books read, events happening and stuff going on that we think is worth talking about this week. Top of the Lake If you have a prestige TV shaped hole in your life or Ed Sheeran rearing his goblin … Continue reading June and Winter: Picks of the week

How to Retire at 40 – C4’s documentary on the disgruntled middle class

By Niall Christie Stop whatever you're doing and head over to All 4 now, because in 25 minutes you too can learn how to retire before you're 40. But, you know, only if you're middle class, work in London, are already over 30 and make sacrifices and take risks that could permanently damage your financial … Continue reading How to Retire at 40 – C4’s documentary on the disgruntled middle class