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Franchised: The Santa Clause

Franchised: The Santa Clause

Christmas movies aren’t usually something that get a number of sequels, so there weren’t many choices when the holiday season rolled around and Toronto…

Adaptations: The Polar Express

Adaptations: The Polar Express

Chances are that everybody has heard the phrase “the book was better” at some point in their life. Book to film adaptations rarely do…

The TFS List: Naughty Santas

The TFS List: Naughty Santas

It’s Christmas season! The time of sharing. The time of happiness. The time of presents and seeing a multitude of people dressed up as…

Spotlight On: MSMU

Spotlight On: MSMU

In this day and age, with the availability of hours of streaming film and television content, it can be nostalgic to think back to…

Media Impact: Understanding Transmedia

Media Impact: Understanding Transmedia

As a narrative form, film is supposedly self-contained. Solomon Northup is kidnapped; he endures twelve horrifying years of slavery; he regains his freedom. A…