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Entries by Laura Shamas, Ph.D. from 06/2013

Hit and Myth: The East

| Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment

The direction of east is linked to light. The sun rises from the east, ex oriente lux, a sign of dawn. The East, a new eco-terrorism thriller, written by Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling, and directed by Batmanglij, taps into this "rising" motif.

Hit and Myth: The Bling Ring and Free Samples

| Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

Two new films comment on issues of youth, identity and a mythological Los Angeles, where hopes and dreams are sorted, destroyed, or sometimes ironically realized by those who are infamous, photogenic, and troubled.