Category Archives: Cinema and TV

Can You Find Love on Tinder?

There are more and more boys and girls – and adults, too ­– downloading apps like Tinder, Happn, Once, Grindr, Kik, and Wapa, which are created specifically to "connect people." The most famous of these messenger apps is Tinder. It already has about 50 million registered users worldwide—the average age being between 30 and 35…
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How Should Malevolence Be Depicted in Cartoons?

Have you ever wondered if cartoons could discuss the subject of malevolence? Professor Marta Brancatisano offers a potential response to this question. According to her, cinema (here we refer to any sort of depiction) creates "scandal" when it "does not respect the human grammar." In her book Man and Woman, Considerations of Dual Anthropology (“Uomo…
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Should we be putting tv’s in children’s bedrooms?

Is it wise to put a tv or a video game device, like the PlayStation or Xbox, in a child’s bedroom? What do the experts say? After just a brief examination, one discovers that psychologists are against it for various reasons. Let's see what they are. Why would it be better to not put a…
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Racism on TV: the cultural generation gap

Have you ever watched an old TV series or a movie from years ago and found it particularly offensive? You may find some of them which are really offensive towards the communities that today are fighting for an equality not yet fully achieved in some countries of the world; some others are not yet totally…
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CHRISTMAS MOVIES WITH SOUL

We're celebrating Christmas. It’s time for sharing, to spend time together with all the family and - why not? - time to watch Christmas movies with timeless values because, even as the years go by, the message always remains the same: we have to think of others at the cost of thinking less about ourselves.…
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