Photo credits: Eurovision 2016 winner Jamala singing "1944", by Albin Olsson - Licensed by CC BY-SA 4.0 Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons
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What It Says on the Tin: Politics and the Eurovision

Why did the Ukrainian entry “1944” receive such attention as a “political” song at the Eurovision Song Contest? Yes, of course Eurovision is political – and well beyond the lyrics of this song, or even the voting in country blocks. The song contest, with its strongly proclaimed apolitical mission, serves …

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Jessica Jones: Broken Heroine, Broken Show

Who is Jessica Jones? Jessica Jones sets out to redefine the superhero genre. At heart, every hero rendition aims to explore what it means to be human. At least the good ones. Yet, Jessica Jones also pursues other themes. What is guilt? How to think about personal responsibility? How can …

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Netflix’s Making a Murderer: Guilty until Proven Innocent

A True Crime Documentary Series We all love a good courtroom drama. TV justice is always the best kind of justice and, almost always, bad guys are punished and good guys exonerated. That equation changes, however, when TV and real life intersect.Making a Murderer, a new Netflix true crime documentary …

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enigma
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A Break Through Enigma

Who is Alan Turing? Let’e break the enigma. Alan Turing, a British mathematician, cryptologist and the founder of modern computing has been lately celebrated in the film “The Imitation Game”; its fragility and arrogance have been brilliantly interpreted by Benedict Cumberbatch, who showed again his artistry to play the role …

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Manon: Symbol of Humanity

“Manon: Kenneth MacMillan’s acclaimed tragic ballet is a modern masterpiece.” One of the perks of being a foreign student in London is having the opportunity to appreciate and live the city as a local. Part of the experience is inevitably going to theatre performances; this time I was pleased to …

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