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The Waiting Game

On the evening of September 4, I settled in on my couch and tuned into Amazon Prime Video, all set to spend the next eight hours of my life devouring the latest installment of The Boys. I had digested season one in one sitting last summer and could not wait ...

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Editor’s Note

We’ve seen quite a few real-life consequences from docs recently. This year, we got to see that happen in the scripted space too, in the aftermath of Netflix streaming When They See Us. Ava DuVernay’s moving, rage-inducing miniseries about the infamous Central Park Five case has received much critical acclaim ...

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TV Drama: Editor’s Note

I am quite used to experiencing uncomfortable stress levels while watching the news or listening to true-crime podcasts (one too many stories about people disappearing without a trace, and you start to get paranoid). I wasn’t expecting that level of anxiety when I sat down to watch Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, ...

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The Diversity Question

Like many people in the media industry, I’ve been thinking about diversity and representation a lot lately. I grew up never seeing faces like mine in the American and British shows I watched with my family. The 1993 film Bhaji on the Beach, about a group of British Indian women, ...

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