Ben Hamilton
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Reviews // 4 Articles
//Features

'This Is Not the Culture I Signed Up For': Alan Moore and Hollywood | 3 Mar 2009 // 2:00 PM

Who will watch the Watchmen? Not their creator, Alan Moore. And while he seems to be alone in his condemnation with the latest adaptation of his work, Moore's steadfast position deserves some real attention.

//Reviews

Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography by Stanley Plumly | 28 Feb 2010 // 2:59 PM

Plumly defies convention and produces a biography that is not only one of the most informative books about the Romantic poet ever written, but also a work of distinct literary merit.

Call Me Ahab by Anne Finger | 31 Jan 2010 // 2:59 PM

These nine stories perform a kind of speculative insight by borrowing characters from history and literature, all of whom are linked by a common theme: disability, of one form or another.

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Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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