Years ago, I stumbled upon a Bollywood film, Om Shanti Om. But I've never seen a Bollywood film since. And, that's about to change.
This week, I watched an anime film for the first time. It was vastly different than expected. Upon reflecting on the practices of auto-ethnography, the experience of live-tweeting the screening and my own cultural framework I was able to realise the vast influence Akira has had on pop culture everywhere.
I must admit, I came into this movie-viewing with zero expectations. But, after watching Forensic Files on small hotel TVs for the last 3 weeks I was dying for a good movie. And boy did I get one.
What it means to be 'in the moment' has now expanded to include a small fragment of time wherein a documentation of that moment is captured.
Our social media pages are a constructed reality, rather than a representation of our real lives.
Among an emerging world of video streaming and on-demand content, it is very difficult to match the convenience that these services offer.