Tag: Film & TV

To what extent should we have a creative licence?

‘Public Domain Day’, otherwise known as New Year’s Day , marks the expired copyright on texts entering the public domain. A. A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh, Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises and Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd to name a few released in 2022. The significance of giving way to creative licence can be seen in the development since The Great Gatsby’s release in the US in 2021, with 34 new print editions published in the past year and the development of a television adaptation by Michael Hirst.

The Highs and Lows of accessing TV shows

When was the last time you binge-watched a TV show? It feels like just yesterday I woke up at 8 am to watch the third season of Sex Education. 8 long hours later, I felt drained. Was I watching this so quickly because I was engrossed by the Netflix comedy? Or was it the increased FOMO from the memes and Tiktoks sprawled across my social media feed?