Archive for October, 2013

Cultural Globalization

Posted: October 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Cultural globalization is a controversial and much-debated topic. Critics claim it amounts to “imperialism” due to the domination of Western media and culture. Others argue that cultural globalization is good for the world because it offers diversity and encourages common values. What is your opinion?

See this article in the New York Times, “Champs-Élysées, global shopping mall” and this BBC article, “Does globalization mean we will become one culture?

Magazines and Female Body Image

Posted: October 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Yet another controversy about how magazines portray women’s body image — this time not for displaying skinny women, but for covering up the fleshy figure of actress Melissa McCarthy. See this article, “Elle put Melissa McCarthy on its cover, then covered her up” and  “Melissa McCarthy Elle Cover Backlash“.

Genres: Top Comedies

Posted: October 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

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See this article for a list of Top Comedies in film.

Genres: Top Sci-Fi Movies

Posted: October 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

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See this article for a list of Top Sci-Fi Movies.

Genres: Top Crime Movies

Posted: October 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

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See this article for a list of Top Crime Movies.

Genres: Top 10 Horror Movies

Posted: October 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Here is a list of “Top 10 Horror Movies” in the Guardian. 

Dove Evolution

Posted: October 13, 2013 in Uncategorized