The HBO series can tell us a lot about how we view the Medieval world.
Dwarf wrestling is a spectacle that harks back to the Victorian age of 'freak shows'.
Expectations were high for the latest project from the creator of The Simpsons.
In an era of fast news, The Simpsons' slow satire continues to reveal new truths about America.
The HBO series was a big hit in 2008, but is it still relevant two decades on?
Racist 'jokes' embed negative stereotypes. Here's why it's not humourless to refuse to join in.
Series two of the award-winning show has now moved beyond the original novel.
It’s worth looking at how local news stations have traditionally operated.
True crime drama focuses on the inequality and degradation of working-class women in service in the 19th century.
The Good Place is a high concept comedy about what it takes to be a good person. One of the show's charms is the way it draws on real philosophers and philosophical dilemmas.
Gene Roddenberry's vision has been upheld by diverse casting, but storylines remain within mainstream 20th-century ideas of gender and identity.
Those calling it slavery fan fiction are ignoring the long, nuanced tradition of articles and films that wonder what would have happened if the South had won.
All men must die, so the young women have grown up to take control.
Be prepared to be scared and informed in equal measure by the next series of this cult show.
How will the reboot of the popular series about lesbians deal with cultural change since the original aired?
It's gritty and gripping in equal measure, but the swords and snowstorm narrative also answers a number of basic human needs.
The series has divided critics: many have praised its sensitive depiction of rape and suicide, others have said it romantises taking one's own life.