Philippa Boyens

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    Are We Less Trusting Than Ever Before? We have two stories of girls just doing their best to fit in, Susie from the movie, “The Lovely Bones” directed by Peter Jackson written by Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens (All three screenplay), and Alice Sebold(Novel) and Connie from Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where are you going, where have you been?”. These girls are lured to the clutches of dangerous men that seemed harmless enough. They trusted them because they were “a man from our neighborhood” (The Lovely Bones) she knew or because they were in the restaurant notorious for being the “older kids” hang out. In today’s society we are more cautious in everyday life when interacting with others, but on the internet we are given this false sense of anonymity, making us more comfortable engaging with people because we don’t know them…

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    When a car is out on the road, the driver has the responsibility to make moral and ethical decisions concerning not only his or her safety, but also the safety of others. Similarly, fully automatic self-driving cars would be expected to do the same. Designing self-driving cars is a difficult process as many ethical decision-making codes have to be programmed into the cars. Ethical principles have to be reviewed carefully before they are implemented into the self-driving cars so that the public…

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    Are you looking for a thrilling fantasy movie which is both engaging and interesting than you are looking for the Hobbit an Unexpected Journey? The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey is a fantasy/adventure movie which was written by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Guillermo Del Toro and Philippa Boyens. It was directed by Peter Jackson; this movie is a great piece of work which shows the effectiveness of cinematography when it was released in 2012. It is about a hobbit who goes on an adventure to help the…

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