Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 12

The Faithful Last of Us on the Road

An adaptation of a work is often judged for its perceived “faithfulness” to its source material. In 2009, John Hillcoat released what many critics termed a “faithful” adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s 2006 Pulitzer Prize-winning post-apocalyptic novel The Road. But what do we mean when we say a movie is “faithful” to the original? Does that …

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Dec 10

Reflecting on an Initially Frustrated Analysis

It’s a bit odd looking back at my digital identity analysis from the start of the semester. Nothing I said was necessarily untrue, but I’m a bit startled by just how apathetic, disinterested, and plain angry my language sounded. I opened with a paragraph describing my limited digital footprint and how I’d “never really thought …

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