The Truman Show

This being my first time watching the Truman Show, I did not know what to expect, especially when I heard the infamous Jim Carrey was the star.  As I watched it, I was surprised at how moved I was by this bizarre film.  While it seems completely ridiculous that this exact scenario could ever happen…

dialogue

Although I presented several ideas in my first prompt, I ended up coming up with a new idea, which I am planning on running with.  I am going to do kind of an evolution of a family sitcom/family drama, highlighting how television has changed over the year, and yet is still the same, ie the…

Spurlock

For starters, I find it so interesting that this film even worked from the start.  The idea being that Morgan Spurlock was going to dissect how companies operated and how they sold things almost seems like unwrapping Christmas presents before Christmas morning. Yet, somehow, he was able to find people who were willing to delve…

media project proposal

I am on YouTube constantly, yet I have had a very difficult time coming up with a final project idea.  While I have had a few of them, none of them seem to be the right fit for me yet. I am hoping that over the weekend, I will either settle on one or find…

Halftime in America

Recently, for English 223, I watched the Clint Eastwood superbowl ad, aired last January.  The title of the ad is, “Halftime in America,” which is ironic because it was shown during halftime of the game.  The video entails Clint Eastwood discussing about how it is halftime here in our country and we are either going…

Reading the Impossible “Meshes”

Prior to class on Thursday, I had watched, “Meshes in the Afternoon,” two times and I was still quite bewildered by the ambiguous film.  However, while we were analyzing, “Cool Hand Luke,” I began to brainstorm how the same techniques we were using could also apply to that one crazy film I had watched the…

Reading the Impossible "Meshes"

Prior to class on Thursday, I had watched, “Meshes in the Afternoon,” two times and I was still quite bewildered by the ambiguous film.  However, while we were analyzing, “Cool Hand Luke,” I began to brainstorm how the same techniques we were using could also apply to that one crazy film I had watched the…