With modern social attitudes and glittery costumes, “Bridgerton” caters more to moral messages than historical accuracy — so glossing over rape sticks out as a major error, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 asserts.
With its focus on a nomadic woman’s solitary journey west, “Nomadland” may appear to be about only individualism — but in reality, it’s mainly about community, Claire DuMont SC ’23 writes.
Pop culture columnist Anna Tolkien CM ’24 explores the depiction of common teenage challenges in “To All The Boys: Always and Forever.”
TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 discusses how Beth Harmon’s character in “The Queen’s Gambit” helps redefine how femininity is portrayed on-screen.
Beneath the lighthearted humor of popular cop shows such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine lies insidious “copaganda,” pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 argues.
Whether feeling the blues or boredom, social distancing is leaving a lot of us with a lot of time on our hands. TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 recommends ten TV shows to get caught up on while we’re racking up screen time.
TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 reckons with her inability to watch series finales, and whether or not the fear even matters in the age of streaming and binge-watching.
Claire Dumont SC ’23 discusses “Sex Education” and its powerful storyline concerning sexual assault and healing, and how it embodies the show’s incredible capacity to connect people.
To explore Netflix’s algorithm and the extent of its influence, Gabriella Del Greco SC ’21 does a deep dive on her own Netflix account compared to the account of her perfect opposite: a middle-aged man.
At the Emmys last Sunday, streaming platforms had an outsized presence in the awards-getters. Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu took home 46 awards.