Movie essays

The Scarlet Letter

When do you think Heaven and Earth Change places? This outstanding book will tell you when and make you understand why. “When Heaven and Earth Changed Places” is a sensitive memoir chronicling Le Ly Hayslip peasant life in Ky La (now called Xa Hoa Qui), near Danang in Central Vietnam. Le Ly Hayslip or Phung …

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Jungian Archetypes, and Modern Media

Carl Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist, is known as the founder of analytical psychology. His theories stated that mankind shared, inherited, and passed on common symbols, which he called archetypes, and that these archetypes were part of a ‘collective unconscious,’ shared by all human beings. He believed that archetypes transcended various customs and societies, claiming that …

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Parental Guidance

The presence of mass media as a tool of communication has increased largely because of the technological innovations consistently being introduced not only in advancing the productivity rate of media organizations but also in expanding the capacity of the various media outlets to include a wider range of topics (Hudson, 1986). The scope of television …

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Impact of the Fairness in Music Licensing Act of 1998

In 1998, President Clinton signed a highly debated and controversial law extending copyrights covering patented music for an additional twenty years beyond existing protection laws for artists. The bill is known as The Fairness in Music Licensing Act of 1998 or most often referred to as the Sonny Bono Act, properly named the Copyright Term …

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