Seaspiracy was met with its fair share of controversy when it was released this year on Netflix. While the documentary exposes the corruption in the commercial fishing industry as well as the environmental damage it causes, it has received backlash for its journalistic standards as well as its Western perspective and portrayal of other cultures.… Read More Oxford University environmental researcher criticises Netflix’s Seaspiracy for Western bias and misleading statements
Written by Chloe Lawson Streaming culture is increasingly dominating our world. So much so that it has been ingrained into our everyday lives. From the minute we wake up, by checking out the latest YouTube video that our favourite content creator has released. To the moment we close our eyes where beforehand we’ve aimlessly scrolled… Read More Streaming Culture: Subscription Platforms and the Unending Consumption of Culture
Written by Freya Graham If you’ve had a browse through Netflix in the last two weeks, chances are you’ve seen Seaspiracy pop up in the UK Top Ten chart. The follow-up to 2014’s Cowspiracy, Seaspiracy investigates the environmental impact of the commercial fishing industry. The documentary, directed by Ali Tabrizi, explores a range of issues,… Read More Seaspiracy: What’s the Controversy?
Written by Francesca McClimont Seeing Zac Efron present the environmental documentary Down to Earth came as somewhat of a surprise to many, particularly those who have grown up with him as the teen heartthrob Troy Bolton in High School Musical, and more recently as the star of the Baywatch remake. In the Netflix eco-series, the… Read More Netflix’s Down to Earth with Zac Efron is returning for a second season