Jesse Hassenger
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The 'Steven Spielberg Director's Collection' Captures a Critical Period in the Director's Career | 18 Jan 2015 // 10:00 PM

Universal Pictures, distributors of the eight-film Steven Spielberg Collection on Blu-ray, is uniquely positioned to offer a long view of Spielberg's career.

Movies 2011: Out of the Past | 18 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Super 8, The Muppets, and some of the other great movies of 2011 owe plenty to movies of the past. And they pull off a neat trick too: they're as vivid and delightful as your memories of those movies.


Jim Carrey's Brilliant Dark Side | 12 Apr 2011 // 4:00 PM

The Cable Guy and I Love You Phillip Morris show what Jim Carrey is capable of when no one is watching.


'Malice' and 'Blown Away' Are Two '90s Thrillers With Popcorn Niche Appeal | 7 Oct 2015 // 1:00 AM

Star casts and noirish action make for fun nostalgia viewing.

'It Follows' Has a Deep Dread on Its Mind | 23 Jul 2015 // 2:00 AM

This movie is often creepy and unnerving, but it's not unbearably terrifying, if only because Mitchell's distinctive voice as a filmmaker is such a pleasure to behold.


The Complete Monty Pythons Flying Circus: Collectors Edition Megaset | 7 Dec 2009 // 5:32 AM

The Complete Monty Pythons Flying Circus: Collectors Edition Megaset - A&E Home Video [$159.99]

//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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