Articles tagged jon avnet

4 Feb 2009 // 8:00 PM

Righteous Kill

This movie boasts a tired and generic script and achieves a weird sort of harmonic convergence of forgetablilty.

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‘Righteous Kill’: Attacked on All Sides

Righteous Kill uses Karen (Carla Gugino) both to critique the male cops' sense of self-righteousness and be the victim.

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11 Sep 2008 // 9:00 PM

‘Kill’ is Substandard Suspense

Sometimes, an excess of talent can lead to very little in evidence. Put another way, you can overload a film with artistic aspirations, failing to

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18 Apr 2008 // 3:49 AM

88 Minutes

In 88 Minutes, Gramm's carelessness is increasingly annoying, less a characterization than a function of slack scripting.

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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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