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Mad Max: Fury Road, a Summer Blockbuster defying the Patriarchal Action-Film Industry

By Daniela Garcia Blog Content Contributor *KTSW consists of and respects  varying opinions within its staff. Opinion articles do not reflect the opinion of  KTSW as a whole. [Spoiler Alert] As we begin to settle down into the calmer pace of our Texas summer, we may find ourselves with a bit more time to splurge at local theaters in … Continue reading Mad Max: Fury Road, a Summer Blockbuster defying the Patriarchal Action-Film Industry

Hero Worship: Toy Sales Trump Valuable Lesson

One of the greatest things about comics has been their ability to be adapted in different ways. There are the comics, the movies, and the television shows. Although some shows are intended for mature audiences, most superhero sitcoms are produced to teach the youth of today valuable lessons every week. Unfortunately, even in the realm of comic book fiction, some shows are cancelled due to the message they send. Click this link to download the complete “Hero Worship” Ep. 2 In recent years a show entitled Young Justice aired on Cartoon Network. It was a simple concept that revolved around … Continue reading Hero Worship: Toy Sales Trump Valuable Lesson

Kathryn Price’s “Film: The Art of Understanding Society”

Audio Download By: Kathryn Price Teenagers, they are hard to figure out.  Society has been trying to evaluate these creatures by looking into their brains, writing songs about them, and of course portraying films about this stage of being human.  April and Junip is a film about two teenage girls.  The film does not force an extreme personality of teenagers, but comforts them with the knowledge that they are not alone in feeling lost or misplaced.  I was honored to talk to Elektra Johnson, the director, about this film and how it relates to the society around her. The two girls find a teenage girl’s journal … Continue reading Kathryn Price’s “Film: The Art of Understanding Society”