A Need For Consistency in Classification: BBFC Research Report
We give a brief rundown of research we conducted for the BBFC in 2022. The report, which was published on the BBFC website, explores the UK's attitudes towards content classification and how VoD/streaming platforms implement them.
Is linear TV rising again?
What are the benefits of linear TV for the audience, and will it always have a place in the content viewing landscape?
Should we be worried about a decline in cinema attendance numbers? Or is it the natural evolution of a changing media landscape?
What we have learnt from the Commonwealth Games
A prime example of sportsmanship and diversity or a haunting reminder of global atrocities.
What is Love? (Island) Baby don't hurt me.
What is Love island and why do Gen Z love Love Island so much?
Brand Tattoos: Regret or Reclaim?
We look at the phenomenon of getting brands tattooed on your body. Is it good promotion? The peak of fandom? Or just a laugh?
"Aww it's a Grammy": Grammys 2022 Rundown
Eoin gives his (subjective) take on the 64th annual Grammy Awards.
Oscars 2022: Chaos and Congratulations
Our resident film enthusiast, Eoin Hennessy, gives his run down of this year's Academy Awards. Meme-able content, snubbed performances and an unfortunate return for Oscars machoism.
Engrossing or Gross? The popularity of Mukbang
In this week's blog we look at the Korean-born trend of mukbang. Love it or hate it, it's an internet phenomenon that gets billions of views and generates millions in revenue.