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Emmy Awards 2019

Depending on your where your cultural passions lie, the annual Primetime Emmys can either be the pinnacle of your awards season or fly directly over your head. The awards ceremony, which honours the best of US prime-time television, is the slightly less glamorous cousin of the always massive Grammy and Academy Awards, which both exude […]

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Politicians in popular culture: funny or frustrating?

The spectacle of politicians wheeling themselves out in order to gain street cred reared its familiar head yet again last week with the emergence at the Emmy’s of former press secretary to the White House, Sean Spicer. Unfortunately, for many, Spicer missed the mark this time, and only sought to normalise the half truths and […]

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The Emmys in review: An award-winning ploy?

With the Emmys just a few days behind us, we’ve taken a moment to mull over the evening’s events and the speeches made. Nicole Kidman received the Best Lead Actress Award for her role as Celeste in HBO’s Big Little Lies. As Celeste suffers various instances of spousal abuse, Kidman used her acceptance speech to […]