Archives for February 25, 2009

Oscar Reflections & Party Notes

I really enjoyed the Oscars this year and despite all the complaints about previous years, I think watching the Oscars each year is like attending a master class on film. Story-telling, editing, music, everything. Including film history. The Oscars also provides much fodder for a media literacy exercise (who wins, who doesn't, who is included, who isn't, the perspectives and ideologies shared, and so forth.) This is hard to do during the event itself, but an interesting reflection for the day … [Read more...]