How many of us have sat their wondering what to watch, the numerous choices drowning us. The Netflix home page taunts you with all these interesting things but you don’t know which one to pick. 474 more words
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A few weeks ago I saw a student production of 1984, adapted for the stage by Matthew Dunster. The directors rather savvily affected a a sparse aesthetic with echoes of a retro, half-remembered England somewhere between World War II and the 1980s; tube televisions are stacked on top of each other, displaying disjointed and grainy but recognisable images of war (Iwo Jima sticks in my head). 1,140 more words
Remember when Tinder was launched in September 2012, and we were all blown away by how crazy and futuristic it was?
Well, it turns out the idea of using a single picture to judge someone had already been catapulted into the universe – 15 years before. 166 more words