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Games: Serena and the Power of Collaborative Indie Game Development
Anger can destroy. In Serena, the main character’s pent-up rage leads to the destruction of his marriage. On the surface,…

Film: The Social Relevancy and Enigmatic Messages of “Gilda”
Films in black and white are too often judged poorly by modern moviegoers because of their lack of color. Such discrimination is…

Film: Back to The Future: The Function of Supporting Characters
Supporting characters play a significant role in the deployment of a film’s narrative and highlight key elements that help unmask…

Literature: What Does it Mean to Be a Literary Artist?
As a writer in the modern world, it is hard to get people to take you seriously as an artist….

TV: Firefly: A Freudian and Jungian Analysis
Joss Whedon’s Firefly has captured the hearts of many viewers, despite its length of one lonely season. It has all…

Film: The End of The Tour: The Loneliness of the Long-Form Writer
Films About Writing: Can They Appeal to Audiences? Literary adaptations are as prevalent in contemporary cinema as remakes of hallowed…

TV: Game of Thrones: Don’t Judge a Boob by its Cover
When one thinks of Game of Thrones, some themes that come to mind are fantasy, dragons, violence, death and nudity….

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