Posts tagged cult shows
Four Levels of Doom and Gloom in Black Mirror

It’s easy to think that Black Mirror operates on technophobia, but it has always been about people, and about how we misuse what we create.

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The Enduring Cult of Spike: on Nostalgia and Popular Culture Staples

A show supposedly dedicated to female empowerment is considerably depreciated when the relationship at its crux, lauded by fans for years, is the very example of what empowerment is not.

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Nonchalant and All-Consuming: Revisiting Skins, Over a Decade Later

In many ways, Skins was the teenager it was trying to portray: arrogant, defiant, so hell-bent on the shock factor that we were often left with a show where wild things happened, impressing no one. 

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