The Red Carpet

A collection of 11 posts

On Line of Duty, or, When is Copaganda not Copaganda?

On Line of Duty, or, When is Copaganda not Copaganda?

While filming season one, the Metropolitan police refused to assist in the making of the show, due to concerns over its portrayal of police corruption. This lack of affection, however, does not go both ways: The police may not have liked Line of Duty, but Line of Duty loves the police.

Anatomy of a Breenius

Anatomy of a Breenius

Neil Breen is a sign that people are after something else. Breen himself might not be that something else—his willingness to toe the bourgeois line ensures that—but this cultural and political gap won’t go unfilled for long. It’ll take some time, but eventually, we can build something better.

The Red Carpet: Tenet

The Red Carpet: Tenet

There is a far more communistic answer to the presented conundrum of Tenet, but it is one that Nolan could never consider. If we abolish the capitalist class, we create a liberatory future.