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February 24

A Man Called Ove (2016)

A darkly funny portrait of love and grief in a cranky old man.

January 14

Room (2015)

Brie Larson’s acting fixates on maternal dynamics at the cost of a convincing portrayal of captivity trauma.

January 04

The Bélier Family (2014)

Can you imagine crying over a song you cannot hear?

January 03

Joy (2015)

An entertaining but clichéd story of feminine triumphalism in the fabricated-value world of television commerce

January 01

Thelma & Louise (1991)

One of the most remembered stories of feminist struggle in modern times

June 22

Short Story: Steamtrains

A short dark story about many lives

August 03

Social media and social change

  The traditional web is a top-down framework that separates the ‘means of production’ from consumers. In other words, there were only web controllers and web users. The concept of ‘produsage’ as developed by Axel Bruns refers to the “breakdown” or convergence of producers and consumers. While this has not yet fully inverted the traditional […]

August 01

Whats post-human about the web?

The history of the digital age was launched when Alan Turing built the first computer in the 1940’s at the UK National Physics Laboratory. The story of how he did this is told in the acclaimed film The Imitation Game (2014). In the time since his pioneering work, computers have evolved from large mainframes, to […]

July 11

WELCOME to CineMuseFilms

This blog started out in 2013 as part of a digital media unit in a Bachelor of Media & Communication course.  I’ve left the original posts here as historical markers, as well as eclectic mix of other writings, such as academic essays, a short story, a book published from my PhD, and other odds and sods. The […]