Articles tagged iain softley

‘Hackers’ Proved to Be Ahead of Its Time

Initially received with mixed reviews, Hackers has become something of a cult classic whose plot eerily makes more sense today than when it did when it was released.

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26 Jan 2009 // 1:00 AM


The screenplay follows a listless episodic structure, in which one barely connected segment follows another without cumulatively charging the overarching story.

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12 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Skeleton Key (2005)

For anyone with even passing knowledge of Southern gothics, Violet (Gena Rowlands) is all red flags.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

K-PAX (2001)

K-PAX trots out all the old cliches about humanity's barbarism, intolerance, and generalicky-ness. Yeah, we know, we're all a bunch of spoiled brats.

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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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