Words: Isabella Dawe | Subbing: Fatima Nasir When you're sick of turkey, board games and the annual re-runs of Home Alone on TV this Christmas, here are eight things Netflix UK added this December that are actually worth watching 1. Dark Set in a small town in Germany, when children start to go missing their friends and family frantically search for them. The series features a group of kids as it's main characters, so think Stranger Things, but German and a lot more bloody. Watch the English dubbed version rather than the German with subtitles, as it's easier to follow. This is equally scary and gripping, so it won't take you long to get through this ten episode series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zy0b9e40tK8 2. Kick-Ass A modern cult-classic, Kick-Ass is one of those movies ...
Words & Film: Yujia Yang | Subbing: Joanne Clark Sal Fasone wrote about the highlights of MCM Comic Con Birmingham, but it is not the end. If you are interested in cosplay and cannot wait to try - watch this video. Experienced cosplayers will give you advice. Do not worry, do not hesitate, just do it!
Words: Tracey Popoola | Subbing: Joanne Clark We caught up with newcomer Jasmine Cannon during the making of her film Masterpiece to talk about how she got into the industry, as well as the challenges of becoming a filmmaker in London. We also spoke about the launch of her first film, which is set to premiere at the PeckhamPlex cinema in Peckham on 3rd December. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAl9Erhl2vU&t=9s
Words: Fatima Nasir | Subbing: Isabella Dawe Channel 4 documentary The Sex Robots are Coming, picked as Thursday’s must watch by the Guardian, explores the future of robotic sex. The sex machines featured have received wide spread criticism for representing anti-feminist, misogynist and unrealistic body image. The robots are built to resemble the image of porn stars with curvaceous figures, bulging chests, a Kim Kardashian behind and fuller lips. Anti-sex robot activists have criticized the smart sex machines claiming technology is misogynist. The artificial intelligence specifically intended to be the “dream women” for men, is programmed to be submissive, passive and agreeable. Her installed responses range between polite and tame like “shoot yo