Articles tagged alan ball

Mothers, Killers and Vampires: The Post-Familial Society in “True Blood”

True Blood suggests that a change in family structure within a society doesn't necessarily entail a downfall of traditional concepts of morals and values.

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14 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Towelhead

As viewers of Towelhead must know (and Jasira, eternally ripe and optimistic, will never know), the future has only become more constricted.

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Girl Gone Child: The Trouble with ‘Towelhead’

There is a fine line between illustration and exploitation. Put another way, there’s a clear delineation between drama and dreck. Dress it up any

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9 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under's challenging third season reminds us that the gulf between it and rest of the widgets that pass for television shows is monumental.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Six Feet Under

'Six Feet Under' makes us think about death's implications and how to deal with it, and, more importantly, it helps us to realize what a tragedy a life wasted or spent in conflict can be.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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