Articles tagged hugh hurd

18 Mar 2009 // 8:59 PM

Shadows (Criterion Collection)

Comfortable in its own small place, this John Cassavetes film is a picture of peoples’ lives that slides in and out of the story without sentimentality or spectacle.

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5 Mar 2007 // 12:00 AM

Mafioso (1962)

First released in 1962, this dark comedy is brilliantly odd, combining neorealist and broadly modernist aesthetics, its black and white compositions so ahead of their time that they still look more inventive than today's films, some 40 years later.

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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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