The Help (Movie director: Tate Taylor. Book author: Kathryn Stockett)
Julia van der Staak
7 minutes to read
The movie 'The Help', first released in 2011, is based on the well known and like-named novel, by Kathryn Stockett. The story is a good portrayal of multiculturalism and inequality within the American society of the 1960s.
The cultural values of the unicorn seem to have been transformed into a commodity product in the past 10 years. In this article, the past and the present appearance of the mythical creature will be analyzed and discussed.
Schrijvers als Suzanne Rethans, Henk van Straten en Elke Geurts schrijven erg openhartig over het stuklopen van hun relatie. Sander Bax laat zien dat hier een fundamenteel mechanisme van de hedendaagse literaire mediacultuur aan ten grondslag ligt.
Donald Trump knows very well that mediated visibility can be used as a political instrument and weapon. So instead of trying to control this mediated visibility, he uses mediated controversy as his strategy.
How authentic are we really? The increase of digital influencers and the pressure on users to reach a certain following or look a certain way before posting a photo, questions the idea of online authenticity.
'Westworld' - The Contemporary Jurassic Park You Cannot Miss Watching (Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy)
5 minutes to read
The new HBO series 'Westworld' is intelligent and full of mysteries for the patient viewer to uncover. Everyone interested in exploring the humand mind and behavior will love it.
The Eurovision finale last Saturday sparked controversy regarding cultural appropriation by the winner. The online reception of this event is very revealing with respect to the politics of representation of our time.