Tag Archives: Apple TV +

Greyhound (Review) – Engaging war drama lacks depth

Bypassing cinema screens in favour of Apple TV, director Aaron Schneider’s new film ‘Greyhound’ writhes with similar energy to that of The Battle of the River Plate (1956). However, unlike the aforementioned film, ‘Greyhound’ attempts to dispense with the classic bravado and stiff upper lip of 50s war films. Opting for a cat and mouse thriller where human emotion sits centre …

Visible: Out on Television – A defining exploration of LGBTQ+ lives on American TV

As we mark LGBT+ History Month here in the United Kingdom. Apple TV’s new documentary series Visible: Out on television explores LGBTQ+ representation on the small screen. And while the five-part documentary series focusses on US TV history. Watching you can’t but find important links back to the British media experience. As we are taken from the dark days of …

The Morning Show: The changing landscape of broadcast media

Apple made a brave choice when commissioning ‘The Morning Show’ as its first major drama for the new Apple TV+ platform. With media and film still shaking in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment and abuse allegations. The Morning Show bravely places the #MeToo movement centre stage. While also unflinchingly exploring the role of men who have used …