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Ethics in film: Moral obligations in production and reception
Feminist Criticism

Ethics in film: Moral obligations in production and reception

Artwork by Chloe Leeson ‘Problematic’ has become the biggest buzzword of the new social media driven, social justice generation. Young girls become gradually self educated in feminist theory through sites like Tumblr and Twitter where issues of oppression can be self contained in hashtags, sparking debate in new and old media alike. Celebrities publicly declare … Continue reading

The limit of greatness: Whiplash and abuse in art
Anything and Everything

The limit of greatness: Whiplash and abuse in art

Artwork by Chloe Leeson Whiplash is an intense and visually striking film that examines the limits it takes for someone to become great. The ways to nurture the qualities of being “excellent” or “genius” at artistic endeavors has been examined in many films, most memorably Black Swan. In Whiplash, “How far will you go to … Continue reading