• December 11, 2020By Shivani Dubey

    2020 has been a weird year and the entertainment industry has been feeling the effects of it. For the first time in 10 years, the world went a whole year without a single Marvel movie. The MCU had big plans for this year, but all the movies and new TV series they planned on launching … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/marvel-announces-big-film-and-tv-slate-at-disneys-investor-day/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 6, 2020By Shivani Dubey

    Every year, film and television award shows like the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, etc. celebrate the incredible amount of movies and shows throughout the year. And rightly so – a lot of effort goes into creating masterpieces like Stranger Things, 1917, Ozark, Joker and many more. They award every aspect of creativity – acting, directing, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/dear-awards-shows-start-recognising-non-english-language-content/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 16, 2020By Sophia Moore

    In a vibrant celebration of Pride month, children’s TV network Nickelodeon shared a tweet on the morning of June 13th, 2020. The tweet features 3 figures in rainbow attire—actor Michael Cohen (Henry Danger), Avatar Korra (The Legend of Korra) and the titular Spongebob Squarepants. The former two are confirmed members of the LGBTQ+ community. Cohen … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/nickelodeons-celebration-of-pride-and-a-short-marine-biology-lesson/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 8, 2020By Zoe

    For the past two weeks, fans of global Korean boyband, BTS, came together to raise awareness and donate to various organisations in support of the Black Lives Matter. Although the group wasn’t planning on publicizing their donation, it was reported by Variety on June 6 after they reached out for clarification. BTS and their label, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/bts-army-match-groups-1-million-donation-for-black-lives-matter/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 3, 2020By Mia Vittimberga

    As we change our calendars from April to May, Netflix alters its wide array of things to stream. This month, they’re adding everything from childhood classics to original shows. If you’re stuck at home, these titles are sure to keep you busy. There’s nothing wrong with using a show or a movie as a way … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/netflix-titles-to-look-forward-to-in-may/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 24, 2020By Athena Vinch

    The new Hulu series Little Fires Everywhere has now come to a close with its last episode airing on Wednesday, April 22nd. With its star-studded cast that includes household names like Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon and drama-filled episodes, it is easily perfect weekend binge material. Behind its initial appeal though, lies a much more … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/little-fires-everywhere-a-loss-of-subtlety/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 5, 2020By Sophia Moore

    April has seen Hollywood’s announcement of more release rescheduling. Studios have opted to push blockbuster releases to later in the year or indefinitely—with no end in sight. However, streaming services have never been more popular. Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and myriad other platforms have capitalized on the COVID-19 quarantine. Where it’s impossible for Hollywood to max out … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/covid-19-and-the-digital-hollywood-renaissance/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 18, 2020By Eric Chang

    In a country with a population of just 364,000, many of them cheered loudly when Hildur Gudnadóttir won her first Oscar for Best Original Score, marking a first for her home country of Iceland. It was also just the fourth Oscar for all females in this category since its conception in 1935. Gudnadóttir was nominated … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/hildur-gudnadottir-wins-oscar-for-best-original-score-marking-her-place-in-history/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 7, 2020By Shivani Dubey

    The Awards season is back and it’s back with a bang (if Ricky Gervais’ opening monologue is anything to go by – more on that in a bit). And last night’s 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards was proof of that. Held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, it had the biggest names in film and television … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/heres-everything-that-went-down-at-the-2020-golden-globes/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 13, 2019By Savannah Mullings-Johnson

    ‘While you’re fighting for a seat at the table, I’ll be down in Atlanta building my own,’ were just some of the powerful words spoken by Tyler Perry at the BET Awards in June, where he was honoured with the ultimate icon award as a commeration for his dedicated commitment to Black Hollywood and theatre… … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/what-the-tyler-perry-studios-means-for-black-hollywood/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 28, 2019By Dafny Flores

    Do you ever wonder why can’t you find foreign shows and movies on Netflix? Well, Netflix’s marketing team is fully behind that. Netflix has over hundreds of foreign shows and movies with unique and original plots for streamers to watch — but these titles are often heavily hidden or easy to miss. Netflix Originals has … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/netflixs-foreign-entertainment-heavily-hidden-and-easy-to-miss/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 1, 2019By Francesca Creavey

    “Love … It’s a nice little trick if you can find it.  We had found it.  But now I knew finding love and holding on to it were not the same thing.” – Mary E. Pearson On the concept of love, children’s author Mary E. Pearson is most definitely correct. However, in many cases, her … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-reboot-revolution-when-will-enough-be-enough/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read