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A mere thought: Mary Poppins theories

Cracked recently shared a theory about Disney’s 1964 classic, Mary Poppins: http://www.cracked.com/article_21552_5-famous-movies-with-political-agendas-you-didnt-notice_p2.html

That theory, which you need to read before understanding the rest of this post, stretches things a bit. 291 more words

Film Analysis: Planet of Human, Animal, and Political Right

“Film is incredibly democratic and accessible, it’s probably the best option if you actually want to change the world, not just re-decorate it.”

Dawn of the Planet of the… 1,392 more words

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Film Analysis: Martin Scorsese's Portrayal of New York

There is no such thing as seeing New York through Martin Scorsese’s eyes, for Scorsese merely projects the light detected by the warped eyes of his lonely protagonists. 992 more words

Film Analysis

Film Analysis: Michael Mann's Portrayal of Los Angeles

Los Angeles is an overpopulated city, yet it is depicted as a silent milieu of isolation. Mann provides us with a canvas of the great city, only one we’ve never laid eyes on before. 644 more words

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AS Media Studies: Paper Topic: Jaws (1975)

Here is the prompt for the Jaws paper, due FRIDAY 9/19:

What is the relationship between the spectator and the commercial success of Spielberg’s Jaws…

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Media Studies

Keep politics out of media: The art and inevitability of criticism

Criticism, as defined by Wikipedia, and in its most basic form, is “the practice of judging the merits and faults of something or someone in an intelligible (or articulate) way.” You can critique a lot of things, not just media. 1,703 more words

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