Month: November 2017

Pan’s Labyrinth – A Film Review

Pan’s Labyrinth – A Film Review

 I rated this film 8/10 on IMDB. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, this is dark fantasy film which focuses on the life of a young girl name Ofelia, played by Ivana Baquero, and how her life is turned upside down when she moves in with her (evil) stepfather, Captain Vidal (played brilliantly by Sergi López), during the Spanish Civil…

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Transaction Costs

Transaction Costs

Family group chats … Jones and Hafner (2012:67) suggest that ‘written language still remains our primary tool for communication in online environments’. In terms of using Facebook messenger as a means of communication with more than one person, it is both a god send, and the most frustrating experience. But can I really blame messenger?…

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My Own Blog Assessment

My Own Blog Assessment

For my blog, I chose the theme ‘Journalistic’, I chose this as it had the ideal layout for my tasks. It featured the ‘F shape’ layout that I desired in order to create an easy to navigate web blog. The centre creates for the locating of primary information such as new blog posts, and the…

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The Weardale Fairies

The Weardale Fairies

The Weardale Fairies, created by cartoonist Rachael Ball, uses elements of the classic childrens story; Ball utlisies myth, riddles and actual fairies in order to coincide with a typical fairytale. The circumstances involve a young girl who accidently stumbles upon fairies, she is then kidnapped by them. Her mother, with the help of a fish,…

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Multimodal Affordances of Web Comics

Multimodal Affordances of Web Comics

At an initial glace, Scott Mclouds web page looks at the very basic end of the web design spectrum. However, what he has actually done is extremely clever. He has incorporated the typical comic style e.g. panels, cartoons, gutters, and created an easy to navigate website. The use of the personal pronouns ‘you’ and predominantly…

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