The Hollywood Formula

Christina Klein (2004, p. 361)describes Hollywoodisation somewhat bleakly, saying that “global Hollywood is gobbling up a seemingly ever-increasing share of the world’s film markets and in doing so is driving local industries to the brink of collapse and homogenizing the world’s film culture.” This is directly seen in the way that Asian films have taken …

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The Recycle of Fashion

We live in a remixed world where the question constantly looms in the back of our minds: is anything original? Is it possible to create something new, or is everything just a rehash of what we've previously consumed? Because of globalisation, the flow of information is so rampant that copying and remixing is only increasing. Take fashion, for …

iEverything, iEverywhere, iAnytime

Having never done a media unit before, my understanding of globalisation comes from a background of health and human development. Globalisation to me is a combination of increasing interconnectivity and interdependency between nations, largely as a result of advances in technology. This definition is by no means exhaustive, and scholar Giddens defines globalisation as, “the …