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Ads in the ‘90s

UK (MIFF 1990, The Media Show)

Has the 'greed is good' world of the eighties been replaced by a new spirit of cooperation? How is advertising, the most selfish and successful of eighties industries coping? We look at the new "caring, sharing" ads, and ask how you sell to the altruistic consumer?

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Mars Ad

Spike Lee directs a TV spot for "Air Jordans". ... More »

Blue Velvet

In American movies, nasty things often lurk beneath the calm surface of the American small town. With the help of David Lynch (Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks), Joe Dante (Gremlins) and David Thomson ... More »

Celia

An interview with the Australian director of Celia about her film, on the eve of its British release. (Of particular interest due to the film's poor reception in Australia which has resulted in it ... More »

New York Special

A special report from the world's number one media city. The Media Show talks to film directors, journalists and television producers; magazine editors and movie stars talk about what it's like to ... More »

Hong Kong

In the run-up to the hand-over of Hong Kong (the last British colony) to China, The Media Show examines political censorship of the media by the Hong Kong government. ... More »

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