It’s Back to the Future Day, So What Are the Next Future Predictions?

The movie got some predictions right on what Doc and Marty would find when they arrive in the “future” today. But what could they find if they took another 30 year leap into the future? When Doc and Marty traveled forward in time from 1985 and landed the DeLorean on October 21, 2015, they...

The Face of an Angel

October 04, 2015

In a climate of media sensationalism, Michael Winterbottom explores the murder of Meredith Kercher on the big screen. In November 2007, Meredith Kercher, a student at Leeds University on a study abroad program, was viciously murdered in Perugia, Italy. Amanda Knox, a University of Washington...

Sheikhs and Stereotypes in American Media

January 24, 2013

Dr. Jack Shaheen has been shattering Arab stereotypes in American popular culture since 1975. “When I watch a movie and the bad guy’s not an Arab, I’m relieved,” Dr. Jack Shaheen admitted to his audience at Los Angeles’ Levantine Cultural Center during a talk in late December. He...