It was listed as one of the most anticipated films for this year’s festival line-up, and judging by the audience’s reactions during the film and in the Q&A session with the film’s writers and cast following Saturday’s screening, it is living up to the hype.
Freedom and Responsibility of the Press: The Timely and Important message of “The Post”
Anyone who pays attention to the news, or even social media for that matter, should be well aware of the seemingly endless battle between government entities, particularly the presidency, and the news and other media sources. The trending term #fakenews has become regularly used as both a serious critique and satirical reference to the some…
Dialogues, whether they take place in person, on the internet through newspapers and journals or the various forms of social media, through political debates, or protests in the street, are an important step in working towards change. Discussion is where change begins.
The Imitation of Bigotry
Bigotry is something that is taught, learned, developed, and shared. It is not something that is innate; and as such, it can be undone just as it was made; through time.
Freedom with a Pen
The artists and writers at Charlie Hebdo understood the importance of continuing to practice their right. They were aware of the threats made against them, and yet, they continued day after day to create and publish their opinions and ideas. For that, they should be remembered; they should be remembered as defenders of an inalienable human right.
Unbroken: Text vs. Film
Mastering the art of turning the real life experiences of another person into quality literature is not an easy feat to accomplish. Nor is it commonly something that can be done twice. However, in the case of “Unbroken,” I think it was magnificently captured in both text and film; although I admit that the merits…
I always get excited at the prospect of starting a new project. The possibilities always seem endless at the beginning and the concept of failure can be quietly ignored because the project isn’t in full swing yet. My current excitement is this. This blog. You are looking directly into the cause of my excitement. My…