Notice: There are NO plot spoilers. I do mention some detail about the movie but nothing that would ruin the story itself. The holidays are over, the days are getting longer and the super bowl has come and gone. Everyone is waiting in bated breath for the next big thing and that can only mean … Continue reading Female Filmmaker Looks at La La Land
Special Guest, Josh, returns for this year’s predictions of the Oscar winners. Kate and Josh aren’t good at this and tied last year with 8 of the 24 winner correct. This year they bring in a bingo cage that they have nicknamed “Nic Cage” to see if he is better at predicting then they are. … Continue reading Oscar Bingo – Kate’s Take Podcast
This year marks the 89th Academy Awards. Slated to reach to 30-40 million people, the winners will be front page news, the best dressed will grace magazine covers and website lists for weeks. The History of the Oscars The Academy Awards have come a long way from their humble beginnings at the Roosevelt Hotel. The … Continue reading Do The Oscars Matter?
Media fluency is generally understood as encompassing two skill sets. The first, which we might call media comprehension, enables media consumers to decode, analyze, and break down mediated messages into their constituent parts. The other, known as media production, involves successfully encoding some kind of meaning into a mediated message. Both are needed for successful participation in today’s media-rich landscape.
Join us, Saturday, January 14 for book club + a movie as we discuss Hidden Figures, the story of NASA’s African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America’s space program. We'll meet at 1:00pm in the lobby of Goodrich Hamilton 16 IMAX, Noblesville. Look for a gal with a Gal's Guide to the … Continue reading Hidden Figures Event
Hollywood – getting the job When we talk about Hollywood we are talking about the “Big Six” studios and all the little companies they own; specifically, Universal, Fox, Disney, Sony, Paramount, and Warner Brothers. The Big Six release only 1/7th of the films out there but they dominate at the box office. When we think … Continue reading Hollywood Hates Women, But Does Indiana?