Lights, camera, action

Magic and witchcraft might not be on everyone’s mind now that Halloween is over, but Tuesday night, students could see real magic happen at Longleaf Studios. People weren’t casting spells or riding around on broomsticks. Instead, they were bringing the creative film process to life—and it was enchanting. The JSU Film Club shot their first film of the semester from the comfort of Jacksonville. The … Continue reading Lights, camera, action

Functioning reality and unreal fantasy

Do television and movies cross a line when it comes to portraying realistic events? Is our escape from the “everyday” destroying our ability to think clearly about our own lives? We have been having this ongoing discussion in my Media Literacy class for a few weeks. Our focus is on Disney and the romantic implications it places on young children today. Do these children see … Continue reading Functioning reality and unreal fantasy