Articles tagged john hodgman

4 May 2010 // 9:00 PM

MC Frontalot: Zero Day

This is nerd Mecca in the form of a 12-centimeter polycarbonate disc.

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6 Feb 2009 // 4:00 AM


The other mother in Coraline is mother-love gone berserk, all-consuming and self-serving.

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Tim Burton often gets the credit for directing “Nightmare Before Christmas.” He produced the film. Henry Selick directed it. Selick guided all of the creatures

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3 Feb 2009 // 10:00 PM

‘Coraline’ is a Classic

The nostalgic effect of stop motion animation is potent. Indeed, the moment a member of an earlier generation sees the static, superlative work of such

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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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