Jay Slayton-Joslin

OldVenue, TV

Guilty Pleasures

[su_spoiler title=”Chloe Cox” style=”simple” icon=”chevron-circle” anchor=”Comment”]I first watched Awkward as a last resort; a result of browsing through Lovefilm when all the good programmes were gone. Lovefilm you say? What’s that? Well, exactly. So sceptically, I began my first episode, and rightly so. Cringey lines, cringey outfits… and there were four more seasons of this?…

Film, OldVenue

Head to head: on the beat

[su_tabs vertical=”yes”][su_tab title=”Nicholas Angel – Hot Fuzz”]The lead character of Edgar Wright’s seminal comedy Hot Fuzz is incredibly qualified in all his fields, being a master of shooting, fencing and driving, showcased in Hot Fuzz’s epically bombastic conclusion. Responsible for the highest arrest rate in all of London, he may not be a team player…

OldVenue, TV

True Detective: The Trouble With Women Is

This isn’t about the Bechdel test. This isn’t about groundbreaking narratives, six minute long unedited shots, or how we may be entering the best years ever for quality television. This isn’t about satanic murders in southern America inspired by true events. This is about how one of televisions best shows in years highlights a binary…

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