Articles by Ciara Moloney
Even though television is a highly commercialized art form, The Twilight Zone still managed to offer innovation and politically incisive commentary.
Charlie Chaplin’s films are insightful explorations of poverty, homelessness, and the callous moneyed classes. They also show cinema’s capacity to act as a small empathy-generating machine.
The films of Jean-Pierre Melville are stylish and seductive. Their meaning isn’t obvious—nor should it be. A look at some of the most original and satisfying films of the last century.
Our memories of history are shaped, in large part, by popular movies. What can we learn from the (few) films made about the Bush administration?
In mass media’s clutter of incoherent ideology, Mythic Quest aims an anti-capitalist lens inward.
Ciara Moloney revisits soaps and sitcoms lost to time, and the hyper-possessive rituals of copyright.
Forget the candidates’ policies—how are their branded consumer goods?
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