BCM 111

Crossover Film

Due to an increase in globalisation, it's obvious that there will be an increase in crossover cinema. Khorana (2013) describes crossover cinema as: "An emerging form of cinema that crosses cultural borders from conceptualisation and production and hence manifests a hybrid cinematic grammar at the textual level, as well as crossing over in terms of… Continue reading Crossover Film

BCM 111

Ditch the Deficit Model

International students in Australia, particularly at UOW, make up a large number of the student body and they contribute a huge amount to the country's economy. However, despite contributing so much to Australia, these international students don't always feel like they can enjoy this experience. One of the factors of this is generally that international students feel that… Continue reading Ditch the Deficit Model

BCM 111

Globalisation: Utopian vs Dystopian

There have been many different views of globalisation since its beginning, such as McLuhan's idea of a 'global village' (1964). He states that: "The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village." The global village presents a utopian view of globalisation, in that it is a view of the world… Continue reading Globalisation: Utopian vs Dystopian