Articles tagged epic

Epic - ‘#OPRAH’ (album stream) (Premiere)

On his first solo release, Epic (from the Chicago hip-hop maestros BBU) obliterates the boundary between personal and political.

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30 Jul 2013 // 10:15 PM

In with the A&R Crowd

Will crowdsourced talent discovery kill traditional A&R? Or is it just the boost the industry needs?

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Although Visually Splendid, “Epic’s” Story Is As Generic As Its Title

Epic's screenplay keeps piling on mystical narrative contrivances rather than taking the time to develop the characters who most need it

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If You Believe That Bigger Is Better and Biggest Is Best, Then ‘Doctor Zhivago’ Is For You

Doctor Zhivago, almost pornographic in the way it pursues the beautiful image, stands on the other side of a vast chasm defining one era of film making from another.

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Blue World: James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’

Cameron's evocations of everything from Blackwater's Iraq massacres to the Trail of Tears gives his story an uncommon resonance. This is a whole new kind of science fiction filmmaking, something particularly grandly spectacular, even if occasionally daft and overblown.

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17 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

Gears of War 2

Gears of War 2 is a sequel with nearly perfect gameplay sullied by silly, derivative and downright ridiculous story and dialogue.

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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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