Category Archives: Television

We are in the golden age of television, there is always something interesting going on with this medium

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What Disney’s New Streaming Platform Means for Netflix

Disney recently announced that it will remove its properties from Netflix in 2019, in order to launch a streaming service and secure a bigger share of the streaming pie. Disney’s new service could challenge Netflix’s iron grip on streaming. This is exciting news which will cause a shift in the market: let’s explore this.

The Walt Disney Corporation is the second largest media conglomerate in the world; a lot of people think Disney is just kids films and High School Musical, but they own of a huge number of beloved entertainment properties.
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Lethal Weapon: TV Show vs. Film

We love buddy cop movies here at Culture Hash. What’s better than seeing worlds collide, when the mild-mannered ‘by the books’ cop is paired with a rogueish maverick? The film series that is responsible for defining this sub-genre is Lethal Weapon, where Danny Glover’s restrained Roger Murtaugh is paired with Mel Gibson’s reckless Martin Riggs.

The wild success of their 1987 debut spawned 3 sequels of declining quality, plus an even worse TV show which came out 18 years after Lethal Weapon 4. We’re looking at the TV series and asking whether it’s any good. How do the rebooted version of Riggs and Murtaugh compare to the original? How fun is the action? For answers to these questions and more, join us for the first instalment of the creatively-titled TV Series v Film.

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Who Will Win Christmas Number One 2016?

Who Will Win Christmas Number One 2016?

Don’t slip up or get got, they’re coming for that number one spot

Every year the Christmas Number One is seen as the pinnacle of the UK Singles Chart… and every year they play the same songs on the radio. You’d be forgiven for thinking that nobody has made a decent holiday song since the 1980s.

For some reason, people actually care about what track is at number one in the charts on 25th December. It’s important to us who joins important acts like Bob the Builder in the hallowed Christmas Number One club. I’m surprised people still cared after Mr. Blobby won it in 1993. Call me a snob, but anything won by Noel Edmund’s walking sex toy is immediately devalued to me.
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2016 Culture Hash Awards

 

We’re on award tour with Gigi my man

Jack Kavanagh and Gigi Hadid walk across the stage and take their places at the podium to scattered applause from both audience members

Culture Hash Award Show

JACK

Hello and welcome to the first annual Culture Hash Awards for outstanding boobery in the world of entertainment in 2016; the show where the awards are made up and the winners don’t matter. I am joined by my lovely co-host Gigi Hadid.

GIGI

Thanks for having me, it’s great to be here! I haven’t seen this many yellow faces since the great Jaundice epidemic of ’98!
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