‘Locke & Key’: Irresponsibility and Consequences

[Editors note: this article contains minor spoilers for Locke & Key Season 1 and the comic book series] Coming-of-age stories have an almost universal appeal. It’s easy to connect with characters struggling through adolescence when you yourself have dealt with similar growing pains. So why is it that the first season of Netflix’s coming-of-age fantasy drama Locke & Key is such a frustrating watch?   The plot follows the Locke family who return … Continue reading ‘Locke & Key’: Irresponsibility and Consequences

‘Homeland’ Ended This Year, What Was It All About?

[This article contains spoilers for Homeland]  Between everything that’s happened this year, you would be forgiven for not realising that Showtime’s long running spy drama Homeland wrapped it’s 8 season run. In need of a show to binge watch during lockdown; I delved into the murky world of CIA espionage, foreign policy, mental illness and interpersonal relationships and watched the series end to end. So what was it all about?     Premiering … Continue reading ‘Homeland’ Ended This Year, What Was It All About?