Film

Death Note: What if you could stop bad things from happening?

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With the recent Connecticut shooting it seems just as one tragedy dies down in this country another starts. Every day it’s another story like Trayvon Martin, or the shooter at The Dark Knight Rises. It’s gotten to the point that a common sentiment I hear among people is that they don’t watch the news because they don’t want to hear about all the bad things that are happening. So what if you could stop them from happening? For high school student Light Yagami, that opportunity is exactly what he is given.

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Movies, Media and Memes: Thoughts by Dr. Deshpande

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Dr. Shekhar Deshpande has a Ph.D in Communications, and is a professor and director of the Media and Communications programs at Arcadia University. With interests in film studies, world cinema, visual culture and cultural studies, we at Loco Mag knew he would be a very interesting subject, so I decided to interview him about some of his own personal opinions and “favorites.”

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