Tag Archives: Media Studies

Coming Soon: The Catholic Film Reader

With sincere thanks to the Catholic Curriculum Corporation for their forward vision to fund a project that speaks to critical literacy through the mediated lens, The Catholic Film Reader will be released later this fall/early winter. The resource looks at popular Hollywood … Continue reading

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Why American Crime Story Matters

I remember exactly where I was when the verdict was announced in October 1995. I was in grade ten and traveling the halls between English and Art class where I found myself stopped in front of a TV located outside … Continue reading

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“The Martian” is Ridley Scott’s “Top Gun”

With a focused understanding of the science fiction genre, director Ridley Scott is a master in creating narratives that speak not only the complexity of time and space but more importantly address the layers of the genre itself.  With his … Continue reading

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