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The Revitalising Nature of Star Power

Many children of the late 80s and early 90s would fondly remember the Australian cartoon Blinky Bill. A cartoon about an adventurous koala and his Australian animal friends was the height of fun at the time, but it appears that the life of Blinky Bill may not be over. 476 more words

Film Crossovers: Does crossing cultural borders change the narrative?

This post discusses the fluid nature of  media narratives once they cross borders (whether it be transnational or cultural)

Khorana (2014, p.6) proposes that a crossover film should be cross-cultural in terms of text, “such that the film does not suggest a Western audience at the outset but rather is forged from multiple cultural affiliations and eventually appeals to a range”. 1,041 more words