G. Christopher Williams
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G. Christopher Williams is a Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He posts his weekly contribution to the Moving Pixels blog at PopMatters every Wednesday. Besides writing at his own blog, 8-bit confessional, he has also published essays in journals like Film Criticism, PostScript, and the Popular Culture Review. You can tweet him at @GChrisWilliams.

Features // 7 Articles
Columns // 34 Articles
Reviews // 180 Articles
Blogs // 564 Articles
//Features

'Playboy' and the End of Nudity | 26 Oct 2015 // 9:00 PM

Whatever one thinks of Playboy, the idea that more amateurishly produced Internet pornography has become the norm is troubling, particularly from an aesthetic perspective.

Bettie Page, Dead Since 1957 | 15 Dec 2008 // 2:59 PM

What might be remembered of the life of a woman who was long ago replaced by her own representation?

//Columns

The Dangers of Playing in Unfinished Houses: Considering Early Access Video Games | 16 Aug 2016 // 9:30 PM

Playing a game in its alpha or beta form is like living in an unfinished house; it's habitable, but some things seem off or don't work or might get better (or worse).

In Episodic Games, Space Should Matter More Than Time | 22 Jun 2016 // 9:30 PM

The most successful episodic games have mimicked television episodes. What could a purely game-like "episode" look like, though?

//Reviews

'Sine Mora EX' Builds a Beautiful Bullet Hell | 22 Aug 2017 // 4:15 AM

There is a lot to look at that threatens your life in this bullet hell game before even considering how wicked everything else around you looks.

'Pinstripe' Makes for a Lovely Hell | 8 Jun 2017 // 5:30 AM

Thomas Brush's talent is in creating compelling worlds through images that are both whimsical and haunting in equal measure.

//Blogs

'What Remains of Edith Finch' Is What Remains of Anyone | 30 Aug 2017 // 5:30 AM

Video games are one of the few mediums that regularly asks their audience to experience death alongside its protagonists.

'Inside' and the Monstrosity of Collectivism | 23 Aug 2017 // 4:00 AM

An ability to manipulate a collective is a hint at what a little boy's power as an individual might be.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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