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Hollywood’s love affair with whitewashing

In Pan, recently released in cinemas worldwide, Rooney Mara’s casting as the Native American Tiger Lilly has left audiences baffled. Could the studio possibly have chosen a whiter white girl to portray a Native American character? And why would they ...

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The legend of Buffy

‘Where are all the daughters of Buffy?’ asks Naomi Alderman in the recent Radio 4 Front Row Special on cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. What she is really asking is this: why, after the huge, lasting success of ...

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Felicia Day: A geek girl icon

Felicia Day

I have been a long time Felicia Day fan. Since watching her in Buffy the Vampire Slayer as potential slayer, Vi, in season 7, I’ve followed her career eagerly. If you saw Day walking down the street, you would probably ...

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Your new favourite show might be online only

The Guild

With the advent of new technology comes a myriad of opportunity. The Internet allowed for a great number of things such as social media, blogs, media streaming, and online shopping. Media, in all its guises, has been fundamentally altered by ...

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Castle: 100 episodes

My mother loves crime procedurals and I used to watch many of them with her. You name it, she watched it: Jag, NCIS, Frost, Lewis, Morse, Poirot, New Tricks, Midsummer Murders, etc. Ok, so quite a few of them are ...

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Much Ado About Nothing: Trailer

When I was a kid, one of my favourite films was the 1993 Kenneth Branagh version of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. And I really do mean when I was a kid – I’m talking from the age of seven ...

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