Reviews: Television

The Sopranos

Jarett Figlin discusses depravity & the American dream.
[Issue 157: August/September 2023]

Babylon 5

Stuart Hannabuss has five questions for Mr Morden.
[Issue 153: December 2022 / January 2023]


Jason Friend searches the infosphere for the identity algorithm [CONTAINS PLOT SPOILERS].
[Issue 152: October/November 2022]


Jack Murphy sees society’s morals faltering in a family feud.
[Issue 140: October/November 2020]

The Twilight Zone

Alex Hooke meets Nietzsche and Sartre… in The Twilight Zone.
[Issue 135: December 2019 / January 2020]

Call the Midwife

Ellen Miller considers birth, wonder, and care as philosophical frameworks.
[Issue 130: February/March 2019]


Leo Cookman performs an Unheimlich manoeuvre to review a disturbing android saga.
[Issue 120: June/July 2017]

Breaking Bad

Psychologist Joe MacDonagh and philosopher Sheridan Hough each watch what happens when society breaks.
[Issue 116: October/November 2016]

Black Mirror Reflections

Terri Murray illustrates Marcuse’s critique of technologised society using an episode of the British TV series Black Mirror.
[Issue 97: July/August 2013]

The Wire

Our film columnist Thomas Wartenberg talks about television for a change, as he stares down a cable at The Wire.
[Issue 70: November/December 2008]


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