Category Archives: Behind the Screens

“I’m Batman!”

Batman is unique in a way that so many other superheroes are not. He’s not an alien. He didn’t get bitten by a radioactive spider, or fall into a vat of radioactive material. He didn’t undergo some ridiculous experiment by … Continue reading

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Crime TV – Creating or Dissuading Murderers?

It’s no secret that Americans are fascinated by crime and injuries. If there’s a traffic accident, people will slow down to a 5 MPH crawl as they pass simply to see what kind of damage was done. Console and computer … Continue reading

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Working Relationships – Actors Repeatedly Working Together

Have you ever watched a film and thought what a great connection two of the actors had with each other that you just know they must get along so well behind the scenes too? They play off each other in … Continue reading

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Masquerade – What Masks Add Or Subtract From A Film

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. ~Oscar Wilde Masks are constructed primarily as a way of hiding the face beneath them, but they serve … Continue reading

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Werewolves Are Codependent

Ghosts, vampires, zombies, witches and wizards, angels and demons. Despite personal beliefs of the reality of these creatures, it can be easily argued that any one of these can stand alone in their own stories, and multitudinous stories do abound, … Continue reading

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Secondary Spaces

Many American television shows have a main focal point where the majority of the episode occurs, but there is usually a secondary place outside the home or office where the characters can gather. This place has several different functions. Firstly, … Continue reading

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When You Wish Upon A Death Star

Like a real-life game of Monopoly, Disney continues to acquire new properties. With the recent news release that that George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney for $4.05 billion, Disney has big plans on expanding the beloved Star Wars franchise. Already … Continue reading

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