arts spotlight.

August 6, 2019

What If CGI but Too Much

To my intense delight and disgust, the Cats trailer dropped last week and caused quite the stir online. Based on the long-running stage show and starring […]
August 6, 2019

Seoul Town Road: Country Rap, Billboard charts and Remix Culture – the curious case of Old Town Road

As of the time of writing, Old Town Road by Lil Nas X (Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus) – alongside its numerous remixes – has broken the […]
July 29, 2019

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fuck

Self-help books are my guilty pleasure. People point out that they’re optimistic, clichéd and oversimplified, and they absolutely are. But I think there’s something great about […]
July 29, 2019

Black Mirruh

In the years since Black Mirror was acquired by Netflix, it has become a distinctly American property, losing more and more of its British atmosphere and […]
June 5, 2019

Four animated movies and shows from the new millennium that deserve more love

It is the year 2019: anime is (kinda) mainstream and cartoons are no longer just for kids. By now there’s a well-established canon of must-see animated […]
June 5, 2019

Autism in Media: A Conversation (Part 2)

How important is representation to you? Similarly, how do you feel about actors/actresses that portray characters on the autism spectrum without being on the spectrum themselves? KH: Representation […]
May 27, 2019

Leela Corman’s Underdogs Fighting for Themselves

Immigrant this, immigrant that. To be an immigrant is to have an inherent link to a politicised term, to be a traveller of two worlds, but […]
May 27, 2019

Autism in Media: A Conversation

Like most topics that aren’t to do with love triangles, bloodlust and the all-important, constantly refreshing and totally interesting genre of middle class male angst, the […]
May 27, 2019

The Future of AI and the Media

What is AI? It means artificial intelligence – the intelligence orchestrated by machine learning that mimics human cognitive functions and behaviour. So, what does this mean […]