Tag: Streaming

Fashion

Spring cleaning our wardrobes

With graduation looming, I find myself looking at my room in my student house with dread; I’ve accumulated a lot more possessions – including clothes – over the past three years, and now I’m tasked with trimming that down so it will all fit back in one car at the end of the year. Cue…

Sex Survey 2019

Opening up about open relationships

Consensual non-monogamous relationships have made it into the news a lot over the last few years due to Vice and their documentary Inside London’s Hedonistic, Polyamorous Unicorn Movement and Louis Theroux’s first episode of his new series, Altered States: Love Without Limits. From the start of my relationship with my partner, I was interested in…

Music

TV made the soundtrack star

You may not even realise it, but a TV soundtrack has the ability to make or break a series. A good one can be the icing on the cake, but if the series is already average at best, a TV soundtrack that fails to compliment the various moods and storylines within, can turn it into…

TV

Altered States: Love without Limits

Louis Theroux describes polyamory as ‘the practice of pursuing multiple romantic relationships with the consent of all those involved.’ Also known as ethical non-monogamy, polyamory is a relationship lifestyle that seems to be on the rise. Even here at UEA, I know a number of people involving themselves in the polyamorous world or even what…

TV

The Editors’ Picks: 2018 in TV and looking forward to 2019…

Sophie Bunce, Editor-in-Chief: If I’m not in the Media Office I’m likely watching Grey’s Anatomy. While I still miss Christina Yang (I like to think we’re quite similar) I am beyond obsessed with the latest series and have fingers crossed that Meredith and DeLuca get together. I can’t wait for the next season of Peaky…

TV

The future of streaming

The recent cancellations of Luke Cage and Iron Fist, two of Netflix’s Marvel shows, suggests a trend that the streaming giant is reducing its reliance on third-party properties. If they continue in this direction, there will be less of a need to make expensive contracts and finicky license agreements with companies such as Marvel, and…

TV

Netflix’s Marvel shows being cancelled

In 2012, Marvel’s first phase of superhero movies culminated in the critical and commercial smash hit The Avengers, uniting Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor and Captain America from their solo movies into an unprecedented team-up. Of course, it was only a matter of time before an attempt to bridge the universe into television was attempted….

OldVenue, TV

Making a Netflix Hit

The Netflix documentary Making a Murderer, which was filmed over the course of ten years, follows Stephen Avery’s original prison sentence and exoneration in its first episode, and his second major arrest and trial in the remaining nine episodes. The documentary is the story of a troubled man, convicted of sexual assault and attempted murder…

Music, OldVenue

Hello Again, Adele

Let me take you back to January 2011, the month that Adele released her multi-platinum album, 21. It went on to become the bestselling UK album of the millennium, and sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Adele single-handedly changed the industry, revitalising the lagging sales of the UK and the US. After a three-year hiatus,…

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