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Mahdi El Amin

Mahdi El Amin

El Amin

Mahdi El Amin is a full-time Data Scientist and freelance writer with an interest in the Politics of TV & Film and the applications of data analytics in media & art



Marvel's latest TV series, 'Secret Invasion', attempts to unveil the subtext of refugees. Instead, the series promotes harmful stereotypes by conforming to orthodox narratives about race, space and place.

12 September, 2023

Netflix's docuseries Queen Cleopatra has been met with criticism for casting a black actress as the Egyptian queen. The platform's decision to appease Afrocentric beliefs surrounding Cleopatra has brought the issue of colourism back into the fray.

16 June, 2023