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Women of a Certain Age

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"In accommodating characters who are mothers, without that being their only identity, television has brought new tensions and texture to established genres." (The Atlantic)

‘In the Name of God, Go’

Britain’s prime minister sees himself as Winston Churchill’s heir. But what if he is remembered as Churchill’s weak, humiliated predecessor instead? (The Atlantic)

Fox News Gets A British Accent

Big Ben with a TV screen

Although GB News’s target demographic has prompted unkind nicknames such as “Boomer TV,” the channel has a number of presenters in the mold of Candace Owens or Ben Shapiro—the kind of intense young conservatives who might corner you at a party and talk to you about Ayn Rand. (The Atlantic)

The Crown’s Majestic Untruths

Diana in The Crown

"All truly great historical dramas, memoirs, and biopics are about something greater than their ostensible subject. If they are not, they become a dutiful, forgettable checklist." (The Atlantic)

The Unquiet of Uncertainty

For the past five months, it has felt as if the entire world has been trapped at an airport departure gate, and the only information on the screen is the word “Delayed”. (The Sunday Times)