Shaun Huston
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Shaun Huston is an associate professor in Geography and Film Studies at Western Oregon University, where he primarily teaches courses in political and cultural geography. He also makes films, including Comic Book City, Portland, Oregon, USA (2012), a documentary on the community of comics creators in Portland, Oregon (view details on IMDB).

Features // 12 Articles
Columns // 62 Articles
Reviews // 61 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Features

Of Grimms, Slayers, and Vampires with Souls | 27 Oct 2014 // 8:15 PM

Although our heroes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Grimm are initially alone, accepting help, and valuing their found families, is a virtue.

An Auteur's Touch of Evil | 19 Mar 2009 // 3:59 PM

The auteur is dead, long live the auteur: Orson Welles and Touch of Evil, 50 years on.

//Columns

Black Widow and the Burden of Being the Female Avenger | 19 May 2015 // 9:30 PM

All too often, when you have a token female in a story, that character's primary super power is simply that she's a girl.

Time, Space and Plasticity in Long-running Comics Series | 5 Apr 2015 // 8:29 PM

Some creators and publishers choose to make time and space infinitely malleable. Others take readers to new times and places while leaving characters in a single timeline.

//Reviews

Effortlessly Cool and Youthful: 'Band of Outsiders' | 26 Jun 2013 // 10:15 PM

While Band of Outsiders is less frequently canonized than certain of Godard's other works, it can still rightfully be read as a touchstone in the development of film form and cinema history.

Surveying the Design of Everyday Objects in 'Objectified' | 6 Jan 2013 // 4:05 PM

Gary Hustwit's films are linked by a concern with the role of design in what people do everyday, largely as part of the little-thought-about background to daily life, particularly in cities and in the postindustrial consumer societies of North America, Europe, and East Asia.

//Blogs

AK 100: 25 Films by Akira Kurosawa | 7 Dec 2009 // 6:54 PM

AK 100: 25 Films by Akira Kurosawa, The Criterion Collection [$399.00]

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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