Damaris Culturewatch

Culturewatch helps you explore the message behind the media. We have hundreds of articles, study guides and video podcasts reflecting on films, books, music, television and more. CultureWatch contributors are all Christians, but it's for everyone who wants to explore the message behind the media. I have written a number of articles for Culturewatch: My Sister's Keeper Easy Virtue Jamie's School Dinners Hitch The Games (Channel 4) And I'd love to write more if I…

Damaris Culturewatch: My Sister’s Keeper (review)

In My Sister’s Keeper, Kate Fitzgerald (Sofia Vassilieva) is diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia when she is two years old, and the prognosis is not positive. Her parents, Sara (Cameron Diaz) and Brian (Jason Patric), and her brother Jesse (Evan Ellingson) are not genetic matches. Sara, at least, will do anything to save Kate, and Dr Wayne (Jeffrey Markle) suggests, off the record, that producing another child in a test-tube would provide a perfectly matched…

Bex is totally addicted

"Bex is totally addicted: she can’t resist a sale sign, can’t ignore a new pair of Prada shoes and can convince herself that she ‘needs’ it all. Shopping to Bex is better than falling in love: ‘You know that thing when you see someone cute and he smiles, and your heart kinda goes like warm butter sliding down hot toast? Well, that’s what it’s like when I see a store, only its better’. Bex is…

Easy Virtue #Review for Damaris Culturewatch

Easy Virtue My most recent film review for Damaris Culturewatch covers 'Easy Virtue', based on the Noel Coward play, released in the cinema in November 2008, reviewed once released on DVD last month. Themes coverered: Masks, honesty, relationships, family, class See full text: http://www.damaris.org/content/content.php?type=5&id=807 [Sept 2015 - download PDF] P.S. For those who were wondering about outcome of "Web Development and Digital Marketing Manager" at University of Winchester, I know now that job's not for me…