Category Archives: Cinema and TV

If TV series omit the fatigue of being a parent…

Although the family is usually the subject of famous TV series, often, these do not tell fully and with authenticity what it means to "be a family". To make the episodes enjoyable and entertaining, for example, all the difficulties and practical tasks associated with being a parent are omitted. Those who have no idea what…
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Orienting to good cinema

Among many films in continuous production, it often becomes difficult to choose a quality film or the one that best suits our needs. Sometimes, just an enticing trailer can fool us and push us to the box office with who knows what expectations. Other times a poster or the cast is enough to help us…
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The Family: a “Telepace” TV show helping families

How can the media help the family? How can it be served - rather than impoverished – through newspapers and TV shows? How can we appreciate the enormous value that this micro-society has for society as a whole? These are just some of the questions we believe should accompany those who intend to "communicate the…
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Mindhunter: The Lives of Children Matter

Mindhunter is a television series recently offered by Netflix, directed by a select group of directors including David Fincher (Se7en, Fight Club, The Social Network), Asif Kapadia, Tobias Lindholm and Andrew Douglas. Based on the book Inside FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit by Mark Olshaker and Andrew Douglas, the series tells the story of two…
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An Extraordinarily Ordinary Life

Ethel and Ernest: a True Story , is an excellent adaptation of the graphic novel written by Raymond Briggs (The Snowman, Father Christmas), which tells the story of a married couple whose defining characteristic is its extraordinarily ordinary way of life. In this story there are no superheroes with long capes nor long interplanetary voyages…
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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE SERIES THIRTEEN REASONS WHY?

Thirteen Reasons Why is one of the most recent media blockbusters of the growing film company Netflix and in the past few weeks it has become an ideal product of consumption for lovers of “binge-watching”. In essence the American series can be classified as a brilliant adaptation of the best-seller by Jay Asher of the…
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When a newer love is always greener…

Love stories in movies often have plots straight out of common clichés. Just consider the classic scene where a future spouse flees the altar just in time to meet the person she truly loves, who also at right moment has made a mad dash to the wedding to try and stop the ceremony. One film…
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