Articles tagged iain glen

11 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

City of Vice

Educated men outraged about crime face situations in which they do not fully comprehend the true moral horror.

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21 Sep 2007 // 1:59 AM

Resident Evil: Extinction

Carlos (Oded Fehr) matches Alice's not-so-interesting self-importance with a wry, almost-alternate perspective, self-aware and even sometimes unexpected.

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Darkness: Unrated Version (2004)

Ooky ambiguity is one thing. Incoherence is another.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Tomb Raider (2001)

This spectacular image of androgynous, self-stimulating sexual excess speaks directly to the wonder and threat of Lara Croft, so adept at masculine and feminine wiles, and every wile in between.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Tomb Raider (2001)

All this symbolism would be quite impressive, actually, if 'Tomb Raider' ever gave the slightest impression it knew where it was going with it or was eventually planning to use these symbols to say something coherent.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Beautiful Creatures (2001)

It is not, as I've heard it called, a 'Scottish Thelma & Louise,' as this soundbite doesn't do justice to the ambitious, if not exactly realized, aspirations of 'Beautiful Creatures'. For one thing, it's less glossy and celebratory than Ridley Scott's anthemic movie, and for another, there's no road trip in it.

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//Mixed media
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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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