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Category Archives: Week 9
I thought this movie was a great reflection of how advertising has a hold on its audience, even when the advertising is telling consumers not to come to their opening or to not spend money at their supermarket. The idea … Continue reading
The film Chesky Sen gave an interesting perspective on the power of advertising in a newly capitalist country. Having lived in a society that only provided basic needs, being able to focus on desires must have been a tantalizing treat … Continue reading
I have to admit the film was nothing like I had expected. At the very beginning when the film directors/producers introduced their project I had a basic understanding of what their idea was and how they would go about it … Continue reading
The film Chesky Sen (Czech Dream) was both entertaining and wildly imaginative. Beyond these alluring ‘surface’ characteristics, its dialogue alluded to larger social implications. Specifically, it connotes the power—and arguably ‘grip’—a capitalist society (and economy) holds over its inhabitants. We … Continue reading
I think that the video and the purpose of making a fake hypermarket was a brilliant idea. Even though this process negativly affected people, it had the bigger purpose of demostrated the moral of how capitalism has such a power … Continue reading
The movie we watched in class, the documentary, was interesting in that I feel it raised moral questions. I don’t really think there was anything wrong with fooling people, but I also don’t think it reflects badly on people that … Continue reading
Please write a short reaction/reflection on the film Chesky Sen (Czech Dream). You may wish to consider one or more of the following questions: How was identity being constructed/manipulated? How was consumption represented? Was the project ethical? What themes in … Continue reading