Excerpt: Film & Social Change

[This is taken from my Master’s thesis: “Film and Social Change: Comparing Documentaries to Narratives”] The differences among proper documentaries and its numerous “docufiction” hybrid cousins, such as ‘docu-soup’ or ‘docudrama’, which adopt certain documentary forms, are however indistinct and increasingly difficult to tease apart (Mast, 2009, p.233). For instance, another trend in the television […]

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Excerpt: The Making of “Alice In Wonderland” (Film)

[This is from a paper written for an entertainment class, and for which I interviewed Alice screenwriter, Ms. Linda Woolverton.]  From Conception to Development The process from conception to development for Alice was remarkably glitch-free and star-aligned in their favor. At its nascence, the idea of an Alice in Wonderland extension was merely a musings of […]

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