Simon Wood
Columns // 8 Articles

Oscar, and (His) Agenda | 5 Mar 2006 // 3:00 PM

This year's Oscars looks set to be one of those rarest of Oscar years: the attempt at a statement.

Art and Artifice | 24 Jan 2006 // 3:00 PM

Trends, fads and formulas -- the stuff of modern cinema. This month's To Be Seen looks back at how Hollywood came to this place, and reflects on a time when a 'movie' and a 'film' were not two different artistic ideals.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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