Thursday, September 20th 2018

Rebecca Barnhart

Becky graduated from Loyola University-Chicago in 2007 with a BA in history. The graduate program at The College of William and Mary dragged her to the eastern seaboard, but the movie and theater culture of Chicago brought her back. Becky enjoys pop culture analysis as well as vegetarian cooking and the home-brewing of craft IPAs. She is currently blogging about the highs and lows of movies and television, as well as the most pressing legal topics of the day. You can contact Becky at


Piracy issues surround a recent Twilight case

Posted on Friday, July 16th, 2010

As soon as the internet made file-sharing possible, the movie and music industries have struggled to control a lawless corner of cyberspace that threatened their profits.

Finding the Legal Violation in the Finding Amanda Court Case

Posted on Friday, July 9th, 2010

How much do you own your life story when other people are equally involved in it? That may seem like an odd question, but a recent court case is making it suddenly relevant.

Can Disney Take Down X-Men?

Posted on Monday, June 14th, 2010

There have been some new developments in Jack Kirby’s estate’s battle with Marvel over copyright issues related to the X-Men franchise.



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