Articles tagged chris smith

‘Collapse’: The End Is Near

Frightening us with a nastier, more direct approach than Al Gore or Michael Moore, Ruppert makes no excuses for his bleak take on today's world.

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18 Sep 2008 // 2:34 AM

The Pool

in The Pool, Venkatesh's education appears in a series of brief, evocative scenes, he and his mentor gardening together as one or the other tells a story about his past.

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Flat Duo Jets: Two Headed Cow

In the 1980s, Flat Duo Jets set the standard for explosive rock 'n' roll duos. Two Headed Cow is the soundtrack to the recent Tony Gayton documentary on the band.

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17 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Yes Men (2004)

The DVD offers yet another avenue to the Yes Men's visibility, and, as they hope out loud, inspiration for others to make trouble in their own ways.

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8 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Yes Men (2004)

The Yes Men (sometimes also known as Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno) engage in prankster-style direct activism, revealing the illogical and hypocritical practices of institutions that habitually 'put profits ahead of everything else'.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

American Movie (1999)

American Movie avoids the dishonesty and self-importance of most traditional documentaries by selecting a subject so genuine, specific, and original - and so flawed - that no matter what segment of the whole we're seeing, it seems very real and very very human.

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//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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