Well that was a busy couple of weekends. Unfortunately I was unable to go to the cinema recently. (Partly why this blog is being finished so late). But firstly, going to the cinemas is one of my least favourite activities. From the pricey ticket and concession prices to the sometimes 30 minute previews, and the … More Why am I not at the movies?
When I was younger, the idea of films made outside of Hollywood making the big screen was a completely foreign concept, but through globalisation and cultural exchanges, we are seeing an increase in the number of films produced outside of Hollywood, and the recognition of a foreign theatre on the international stage. Firstly, Nollywood, or … More Foreign films, and Nollywood?
After learning about cultural appropriation, I went on a search for more examples, as I didn’t really understand how someone could be offended at borrowing parts of a culture. Well I now know more and I still don’t understand, as my girlfriend will tell you. She alerted me to the relevance of this term in … More Cultural Appropriation in Film