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Streaming Pile: Psycho Chicks | FilmComment

Streaming Pile: Psycho Chicks | FilmComment | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
All you need is a girl and a gun—or some other sharp object
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The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season

The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Bad news if you’re a member of the Television Academy: balloting for this year’s Emmys closed on June 20th, with the nominees to be announced a few weeks from now, on July 10th. That officially brings to an end the 2013/2014 TV season, and if anyone was worried that the run of quality TV was starting to come to an end as some of the most famous dramas and comedies of recent years wrapped up their runs, they were sorely mistaken: the medium is in as remarkably healthy a state as ever.
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"Sin City's" Rodriguez, Miller Discuss Their Partnership in Black and White - Comic Book Resources

"Sin City's" Rodriguez, Miller Discuss Their Partnership in Black and White - Comic Book Resources | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
"Sin City's" Rodriguez, Miller Discuss Their Partnership in Black and White Comic Book Resources And getting to work with him on the first one, I said, "There's not much for you to do in the first movie, but if we do a sequel, you're all over all...
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Lady Gaga: How we all became bored with pop's most interesting monster

Lady Gaga: How we all became bored with pop's most interesting monster | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
In 2010 Rolling Stone called Lady Gaga the Queen of Pop, but in 2014 she's struggling to sell out Denver's Pepsi Center. We explore why fans became bored with the most interesting and inventive force in pop music.
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Her: the movie every internet addict should be forced to watch

Her: the movie every internet addict should be forced to watch | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: We all use technology to escape from our lives. But sometimes you need to see a film about a man having sex with his phone for it to really hit home
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Rape as Narrative Device in ‘American Horror Story’

Rape as Narrative Device in ‘American Horror Story’ | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Written by Jenny Lapekas.
SPOILERS GALORE, PEOPLE!
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3 Marketing Lessons From These Movie Poster Disasters - Inc.com

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3 Marketing Lessons From These Movie Poster Disasters
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While it's true that you can't please everyone all the time, poorly-conceived marketing materials can sideline even the best-intentioned businesses.
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▶ Narrative Analysis in Media Studies - YouTube

A brief overview of how to analyse a media text. which is both engaging and informative. It can be used as a revision guide or as an introduction into narrat...
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TV's 'Mad Men,' cooking shows boosts interest in home bars, bar carts

TV's 'Mad Men,' cooking shows boosts interest in home bars, bar carts | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
VICTORIA - As cocktail culture becomes trendy in lounges and bars across Canada, there's increasing interest in bringing a piece of it home.The desire to shake, muddle and stir vintage cocktails has .
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Movie Analysis: “Her” | Go Into The Story

Movie Analysis: “Her” | Go Into The Story | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it

Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, “Her” follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive entity in its own right, individual to each user. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet “Samantha,” a bright, female voice, who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other.

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Her: Love In The Modern Age

Her: Love In The Modern Age, chronicling reactions to Spike Jonze's Oscar-nominated film, Her. The documentary, directed by Lance Bangs, features stories and...
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Her - Official Trailer 2 [HD]

http://www.herthemovie.com/ https://www.facebook.com/herthemovie In select theaters December 18th, everywhere January 10th. Set in the Los Angeles of the sli...
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The Semiotics of Evil

The Semiotics of Evil | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
What is evil? In the postmodern Western world, evil is something that has become almost robbed of its ability to horrify us. Increased global communication and knowledge inure our responsiveness wi...
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EDITORIAL: Of Superheros And Postmodernism

EDITORIAL: Of Superheros And Postmodernism | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Analyzing the 'Conventional Superhero Narrative' and narrative stagnation. question 'I also try to look into the Are audiences ready for less conventional superhero movies or not yet?'
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Looking For the Next Great Mob Drama? It Might Be Italy's 'Gomorrah'

Looking For the Next Great Mob Drama? It Might Be Italy's 'Gomorrah' | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
The Weinstein Company may soon bring this compelling, gritty take on Italian crime, inspired by "The Wire" and "True Detective," to American audiences.
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The Women of ‘True Detective’ – Madonnas and Whores

The Women of ‘True Detective’ – Madonnas and Whores | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
As often happens when you live on an island in the South Pacific, I was late to the party with True Detective.
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Which TV Shows Have Highest Rates of Ad Skipping?

Which TV Shows Have Highest Rates of Ad Skipping? | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Many marketers covet the kind of upscale viewers who watch buzzy cable dramas like "Mad Men" and "The Walking Dead." But the best place to reach them might be, well, not during either "Mad Men" or "The Walking Dead."
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Elisabeth Moss on 'Mad Men,' Indie Film and Her Amazing Year - Indie Wire

Elisabeth Moss on 'Mad Men,' Indie Film and Her Amazing Year - Indie Wire | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Elisabeth Moss on 'Mad Men,' Indie Film and Her Amazing Year Indie Wire Only three weeks into 2014, Elisabeth Moss had already won a Golden Globe for "Top of the Lake," world premiered two films at the Sundance Film Festival, and shot some scenes...
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Sex, Violence and Girls in Pink Dresses: Thoughts on Prom Horror Flicks

Sex, Violence and Girls in Pink Dresses: Thoughts on Prom Horror Flicks | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Like most horror films, prom horror is about teenage girls and what they chose to do with their bodies. As a culture, it’s a topic we find truly terrifying.
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Three Reasons Why ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is Not a Feminist Film

Three Reasons Why ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is Not a Feminist Film | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Release Poster.
Written by Andé Morgan.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), one of the summer’s most anticipated blockbusters, was released today. It was directed by James Gunn and written by Gunn and Nicole Perlman.
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▶ Film Narrative - Structuralist Theories - YouTube

Film Narrative - Structuralist Theories
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I.T. in the University: The Movie Her: Some Discussion Questions

I.T. in the University: The Movie Her: Some Discussion Questions | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it

 

Can humans fall in love with machines?Do people in the future have technology fetishes?Does Samantha pass the Turing test?What is the technological aesthetic of the future?What is the significance of beautifulHandWrittenLetters.comIn what sense is Theodore playing the same role as the sex surrogate?Is Theodore mediating love between humans?True of False: Is Theodore packaging up love in the same way as the company that produced Samantha?How much do we want our love packaged?
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Her – review

Her – review | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
In Spike Jonze's postmodern tale of a man who dates his operating system, digital affairs are as sensual – and heartbreaking, as the real thing, writes Peter Bradshaw
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NYFF51: "Her" Press Conference | Spike Jonze, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde

Director Spike Jonze, and cast members Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, and Olivia Wilde discussed their new film "Her" after its world premiere at t...
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Mad Men Receives 8 Emmy Nominations Including Best Drama, Actor and Supporting Actress

Mad Men Receives 8 Emmy Nominations Including Best Drama, Actor and Supporting Actress | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Mad Men recognized for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor, Outstanding Supporting Actress, Outstanding Guest Actor, and more for this year's Emmy nominations.
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▶ Radiohead - The King of Limbs live from the basement 2011 [FULL] - YouTube

1. Bloom 00:41 2. The Daily Mail 07:09 3. Feral 11:22 4. Little by Little 14:52 5. Codex 20:00 6. Separator 25:44 7. Lotus Flower 31:57 8. Staircase 37:23 9....
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