Bully’s bully: a new low for MPAA ratings monopoly — Updated

Activist trends come and go—time will tell if KONY 2012 can have any lasting impact—but anti-bullying sentiment seems to have stuck around. A whole slew of anti-bullying campaigns have exploded into the cultural eye in the last 15 years, including recent Western guest Dan Savage’s ultra-successful social media campaign, the It Gets Better Project. The power…

EDITOR’S CHOICE: Top 10 #Hashtags of 2011

This past April, the late great Jack Layton described Stephen Harper’s crime policies as a “hashtag fail”. Many Canadians most likely responded, “what’s a hashtag?” Well, according to Twitter, the hashtag is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet, all indicated by the symbol #. Here are ten of 2011’s most hyped hashtags.

Top 10 Movies of 2011

2011 was a year of high expectations for movies, with massive film series coming to a close and big-budget remakes of popular cult films. 2011 was not just mainstream Hollywood’s year, however. It was also a banner year for art house-style films and unconventional movies that broke down boundaries. Check out the top 10 best…