Television

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Twenty years on from the devastating shooting, can its cultural legacy in film and television reframe our present moment?

BY Ian Bourland | 20 APR 19

The television show – the director’s first – is a sequel to his 1997 film of California queer disillusion, Nowhere

BY Andrew Durbin | 09 APR 19

Once labelled a ‘TV terrorist’, the video artist returns with her first posthumous retrospective at Red Bull Arts New York

BY Masha Tupitsyn | 26 MAR 19

A 1979 televisual essay by the cultural theorist offers insight into black politics and representational struggle in the British media

BY Rianna Jade Parker | 07 FEB 19
Fan Letter

‘It embodies the qualities of enthusiasm, enquiry and toe-curling earnestness that art can’t exist without’

BY Dan Fox | 30 JAN 19
Fan Letter

For all the camp and capering, Eddie and Patsy’s antics also have a plaintive, even existential tinge

BY Matthew McLean | 17 JAN 19

A recent spate of TV shows set in Missouri show the state as a cultural imaginary on the fault line of US political debate

BY Ian Bourland | 19 NOV 18

Landing only months before the US midterm elections, it’s impossible not to understand the show foremost in the context of the Trumps and Kushners of the world

BY Ian Bourland | 15 AUG 18

Author George Pendle on his biography of Jack Parsons, the scientist, mysticist and follower of Aleister Crowley, now dramatized on CBS

BY Dan Fox | 22 JUN 18

Jörg Heiser on memes, memory and Errol Morris's Wormwood

BY Jörg Heiser | 31 MAY 18

This new docu-series on a cult established in Oregon in the 1980s is a timely exercise in tolerance and a fascinating insight into extremism

BY Ross Simonini | 04 APR 18

From Better Things to Motherhood and SMILF: Michelle Orange charts the turn towards nuanced representations of women in film and TV

BY Michelle Orange | 09 MAR 18

US true crime series Unsolved takes two formative pop cultural events to explore their concealed human stories and systemic narratives

BY Ian Bourland | 05 MAR 18

The new television series invokes violence and fear as defining forces of civilization, just like the Kenneth Clark original

BY Nathaniel Budzinski | 01 MAR 18

From The X-Files to The Orville to Black Mirror: what role does sci-fi play in our age of fake news?

BY Ian Bourland | 16 FEB 18

Transcending the sentimental falsehood that makes nostalgia problematic, on David Simon’s 1970s New York drama

BY Saul Anton | 13 OCT 17

On the Marxist-inspired children's films of Hartmut Bitomsky and Harun Farocki, screened for the first time in more than 40 years 

BY Arne Schmitt | 09 OCT 17

Should Trump have won an Emmy?

BY Ronald Jones | 18 SEP 17

The importance of satire in an era of Trump

BY Patrick Langley | 10 FEB 17
Culture Digest

Satirical TV and the importance of being offended

20 JAN 17