Graphic design, society and culture

Most designers would agree that there is a relation between graphic design, society and culture. Unlike the position that obtains in art; ‘art for art’s sake’; there is undoubtedly no question implying that graphic design is independent of society and/or culture, because were it not for the different classes and culture groups (also referred to … Read more

Surrealism Art

Surrealism is art that looks completely real. However, it makes no sense. An example is melting clocks in a desert, created by Salvador Dali. Surrealism comes in many forms such as painting, movies, sculpting, etc. Many poets also use surrealism. Surrealism is important in many ways. We do not notice, but surrealism art is part … Read more

The Halifax jazz music festival

The event venue is Halifax, Atlantic Canada. The Halifax festivals host different festivals among the jazz musical festivals is film, music, theatres, family-friendly festivals and art. The Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia took place on Saturday 31st and it featured artist across Canada and other prominent Atlantic musicians. The Halifax jazz music festivals was attended … Read more

This is England

Young 12-year old Shaun is going by himself and is lost through the start of his school holidays, until he got a chance meeting Woody and his fun and friendly Skinhead friends. He found a new way of life, like girls, parties, Ben Sherman shirts, Doc Martin boots and shaving his hair. The skinheads now … Read more

The Kite Runner

This movie adaptation is based on the best selling novel published in 2003, written by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. Released in 2007, this critically acclaimed film was an international success. The story revolves around Amir, the young son of a wealthy secularist father, aptly dubbed Baba, the son of Ali, Hassan and Rahim Khan. An … Read more

History of the UK film industry

Towards the end of the 19th Century, the UK became part of the film making process, as still images developed into moving images. George Smith, as well as others from Brighton were considered to have produced the very first film factory. Many films were made and produced from Smith’s garden, which can still be visited … Read more

Film genres

A lot of people tend to say movies are their escape into a fantasy world. However, the movie industry is now the largest industry with millions of employees, and producers have started to earn large amount of money from the movies that they made. There are several different types of movies people like to see. … Read more

“Elephant” by Gus Van Sant

Do we all interpret a situation the same way? Or do we even think about the consequences our actions have on other people’s lives? ‘Elephant’ is a film instructed by Gus Van Sant and premiered in 2003. The film follows a number of high school students’ lives, and it centers on the shooting that eventually … Read more

Lefty Frizzell

Born in to a poor family, the eldest of eight children, Lefty Frizzell is considered to be one of the most prolific songwriters and innovators of Honky-Tonk and Country Music in the 20th century. As reported on Biography.com (2015), ‘Lefty Frizzell is widely recognised as one of the most influential Country singers in history’. William … Read more

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder was born May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan. Mr. Wonder is a self-taught singer-songwriter and has the ability to play multiple instruments: drums, harmonica and piano before the age of 10 (Stevie Wonder, 2015). Although Mr. Wonder is a blind man he overcomes such diversity through his music a true inspiration to us … Read more

Evring Manual Goffman

Evring Manual Goffman was born on June 11, 1922 in Canada and died on November, 19 in Philadelphia of stomach cancer. He was the son of Max and Anne Goffman and the brother of Frances. He studied as an undergraduate in sociology at the University of Toronto and completed his graduate work at the University … Read more

The evolution of Superman

There is a large extent to which the posters for superman have evolved, this is evident based on the evolution of filmic technology and the theme, characterisation and overall appeal and will be compared in detail with reference to the Superman and Man of steel posters as a whole. Based on the superman and man … Read more

Viral videos

We go through this research assuming the fact that videos just happen to go viral and while it might be the case that the makers of a particular video might want their video to go viral it would be rather difficult to predict if the video would eventually go viral or not. However to better … Read more

Senna the movie

Senna the movie is not your general let’s-watch-it-with-friends-on-a-Saturday-night like movie. It’s way more serious than this. It’s like a documentary, but it also isn’t. It’s exceptional. The part that is so interesting is that not a bit of the video in the movie is filmed. All are small, well placed, good organized bits of film … Read more

‘Trifles’ (play)

The single location that compose the setting for the Trifles is described at the very beginning of the play; it establishes an atmosphere that will later influence our judgment of Mrs. Wright. The gloomy kitchen is disordered, bare, and sparsely equipped with a stove, sink, rocker, cupboard, two tables, some chairs, three doors, and a … Read more

Performance

Those who ever performed on stage could never forget their first time, as it is memorable for varied and numerous reasons, regardless of its being a successful or an embarrassing experience. However, for me, as a former dancer, the most memorable and powerful moment occurred before the actual performance. It was rather when I first … Read more