Week 2 Lecture

The semester’s second lecture was – much like the previous one – not obviously relevant to the course of Networked Media (although I couldn’t tell you confidently what that is). But, again much like the first lecture, I enjoyed it and feel that I was able to get something out of it. The activity of … [Read more…]

Frank (2014) – a kind of long review

From the opening scene of Frank (2014), directed by Lenny Abrahamson, it’s quite clear that a great deal of its humour is going to be built on quirkiness, as Jon (Domhnaal Gleeson) hopelessly walks through his small seaside hometown looking for inspiration for lyrics. Sources of inspiration come from a ‘lady in the red dress’ and … [Read more…]

Week 1 Lecture

The first lecture (or symposium? or lecture, and the others will be symposiums? or what’s a symposium) for Networked Media this semester was supposedly the only traditional lecture we would be having, though the way it carried out didn’t exactly scream traditional. A course guide was not really discussed and, apart from the mention of … [Read more…]