In the age of boy bands, repetitive lyrics, and super pop songs, it’s hard to believe that music can accomplish anything other than entertainment. However, when we take a step back and look into the history of music, it is clear that music can play a huge role in politics, on a national and global … More Music Without the Muse
If we consider a transnational film as combining elements of multiple cultures so that it does not belong to one particular nation, then it becomes obvious that many of today’s blockbuster films are in fact transnational. Take the Marvel’s Avengers franchise for example- these films may fall under the Hollywood umbrella, but when you take … More Transcending the Transnational
Marshall McLuhan’s idea of a ‘global village’ is good in theory, however is it truly benefitting every culture, every country? Has this village become a utopia or a dictatorship? The idea is that the globalisation of communication and advances in modern technologies has caused the world to seem much smaller, in that people from all … More A GLOBAL VILLAGE?