Drinking To Oblivion: Louis Theroux’s sobering new documentary

Returning to the UK, Louis spends hour with problem drinkers. The results are impossibly moving For his newest documentary, Drinking To Oblivion, Louis Theroux has embedded himself at Kings College Hospital in south London. Hes been interviewing patients whose alcoholism has put them in A& E and those at their penultimate destination, Kingss liver division.…

Aziz Ansari reflects on his relationship with his father in heartwarming post

Aziz Ansari thanked his papa, Dr. Shoukath Ansari, in a heartwarming Instagram post Wednesday after taking some time to reflect on how their relationship has evolved over the years. Shoukath, who’s a doctor when he’s not co-starring on Aziz’s Netflix series Master of None , mentioned recentlythat a big one of the purposes of his…

Why the Punisher’s Netflix series will need more than big gun

Daredevil introduced a character who was more nuanced than previous versions, but his spin-off series will stand or fall on scoundrels who are worthy of him Given the fan reaction to his work on Daredevil, it wasnt surprising that Jon Bernthals portrayal of the Punisher has earned the character his own Netflix series. But the…

TV content ratings system has failed children according to US study

A study conducted by the Parents TV Council claims information systems, which is meant to protect younger spectators from seeing inappropriate content, misleads parents Parents are not able to attain informed choice about what to allow their children to watch because of flaws in the current Tv content ratings system, according to a study conducted…

Chrysta Bell:’ David Lynch is my mentor in art, music and life’

The singer and performer, on the eve of a UK tour, discusses the Twin Peaks reboot and her long history of collaborations with the director On 10 June 1991, in the chilling finale of the second season of Twin Peaks , Laura Palmer- or someone who looked like her- tells special agent Dale Cooper:” I’ll…

Late-night hosts on Trumpcare and Russia: ‘Administration allergic to facts’

Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert addressed the GOPs stalled healthcare bill and the Russia controversy that has engulfed the White House Late-night hosts addressed the GOPs stalled healthcare bill and the continuous revelations being unearthed about Donald Trumps campaign and its a link with Russia. Seth Meyers, returning from a hiatus, began by…

2017: the year in pop culture

A month-by-month digest of 2017s most memorable moments, from Trumps not-so-triumphant inauguration to Get Out resuscitating the horror genre, Love Islands surprise success and beyond January Trump’s inauguration The year began with nobody RSVPing to Donald Trump’s inauguration invite. After reaching the end of his Rolodex, he eventually got 3 Doors Down to perform- so,…

From Circe to Clinton: why powerful women are cast as witches

A misogynist insult in Washington and Westminster, a force for good in Hollywood for centuries, witches have represented dread of assertive girls. But why does the stereotype persist? During the 2016 US presidential election, American social media was inundated with images of Hillary Clinton wearing a black hat and riding a broom, or else cackling…

From Circe to Clinton: why powerful girls are cast as witches

A misogynist insult in Washington and Westminster, a force for good in Hollywood for centuries, witches have represented fear of assertive females. But why does the stereotype persist? During the 2016 US presidential election, American social media was flooded with images of Hillary Clinton wearing a black hat and riding a broom, or else cackling…

Veep resigns after season seven but leaves a peerless slapstick legacy

HBO has called time on one of political ironies greatest administrations, and as real life becomes ever more farcical the timing couldnt be better The news that the US’s best political irony show in recent years is signing off during the most controversial presidential administration in living memory might not feel quite right. At first,…