Tag: House of Cards

Film

The death of DVD

In the last decade society has shifted from having DVD’s lining the shelves of TV cabinets and bookcases, to streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime dominating the film and television industry.  DVDs were a phenomenon when they were first invented and changed the shape of both the television and film industries. Unlike CD’s, the…

Arts

Should we separate art and artist?

The separation of art and artist is a difficult topic to debate. In theory, a piece of art, whether that be fine art or a performance, is an entity in and of itself, and should therefore be distinguished from the artist who made it. However, this is not always the case. In modern society, when…

TV

2017 in television

Post-Brexit and post-Trump, more than ever we needed a good year of TV to escape into and, looking back, 2017 was a rather brilliant year for the small screen. Sherlock kicked off 2017 on New Year’s Day with a shocking finale in the first episode, Toby Jones’ delightful villain and the revelation of a third…

TV

House of Cards

Early 2016: House of Cards season four is released. Barack Obama is still President. Britain is still a part of Europe. Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston are an item. Innocent times. However, as this all came crashing down towards the end of 2016, the most interesting thing will be to see how House of Cards…

Featured Posts, OldVenue, TV

Netflix Anonymous

BoJack Horseman There seems to be an extremely divided opinion about adult animation but I have always been a fan, so when my sister suggested I watch BoJack Horseman, I got straight to it and finished the entire series the very same day. It follows a washed up Hollywood actor, who also happens to be…

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