Theatres take advantage of selling tickets online but do not show their shows online. Are they missing a big opportunity? To put a video on the internet has such small costs it would seem to be a perfect way for theatres to muscle in on a market that at the moment the big media companies have all to
Movies, either portray beautiful women as vile evil vixen/vamps Or victims of extreme torture(those even remotely close(oxymoron) to them suffer tremendously.
Women are afraid to be beautiful because of a highly plugged non-existent high correlation between looks and rape. Men are afraid t
What is slang? A colloquial perversion of a language suited to common usage by different groups of people using the language. This definition is too general as it includes various dialects,secret codes and languages within languages that do not really count as slang.
So will define slang as
English has in the 20th century become the global language. It is the language of trade, diplomacy and the internet. However the increase in international languages, in particular English but also Spanish and Mandarin marginalise smaller languages even within their own homelands. In Indonesia Bahasa
Until the twentieth century Art was mostly about beauty or perfection. Art had to stand apart from everyday life and give someone pause. Art has however morphed into including ugly things, or everyday items that are simply classed as 'art' because someone says it is. How are the critics taken in by
The latest version of Kindle, an online newspaper and magazine repository developed by Amazon, is predicted to 'revolutionise publishing' It can hold up to 1,500 titles, all of which can be downloaded in less than 60 seconds. They vary in cost but most are free. Many people already buy e-Books and
Recent films such as Nick Broomfield’s “the Battle for Hadditha” and Brian De Palma’s “Redacted” have courted a lot of controversy in the US and the UK for dramatizing the ongoing conflict in Iraq. In the past films made during the time of conflict have either been criticised as being n
The UK’s knife culture is embodied in ominously high statistics; between 2007 and 2008 some 277 deaths resulted from stabbings in England and Wales, topping figures up to 30 years ago. Media exposure and government concerns ensure public shame and disapproval of belonging to a country which excel
Two years ago in November, a prank similar to an April Fool's Joke was carried out by a group calling themselves the 'Happy Endings Foundation' . They demanded that authors of children's books come up with happier endings and even proposed that offending books be burned! While this group never actua
Celebrities are everywhere in modern society, and this cannot be denied. Their antics, be it drink-driving or drug-taking, make the front pages of newspapers and are discussed on the Web. But should we punish them more harshly for drug (legal and illegal) abuse?
Although seemingly a small issue, this debate addresses deeper international concerns. A balance needs to be found between right to privacy and freedom of expression. These are articles 8 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights, respectively.