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Rated Reads this week takes a look at the much-awaited return of Donald Glover's Atlanta, an interview with Rose Matafeo of Starstruck, and a day inside the heart of British bingo culture.
Rose Matafeo Looks Beyond The Rom-Com Happy Ending
Pachinko: the stirring new drama schooling the west on Korean history
All eyes are on Apple TV+ after it netted the first ever Best Picture win for a streaming service at the Oscars, and it’s up to the task of keeping viewers around. Its new epic drama Pachinko, an adaptation of the 2017 bestselling novel, tells the story of a Korean family scarred by Japanese occupation over four generations, and Dazed asks its stars why now was the right moment to launch such a grand story.
The rise of ‘compassion fatigue’
The tragic scenes resulting from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have caused an outpouring of sympathy and grief on social media these past few weeks – but what about when empathy reaches its limits. I-D ponders the notion of “compassion fatigue”, and whether the hardest barrier to those in need getting help is the inevitable impulse of those not involved to look away.