Articles tagged liam cunningham

‘Hunger’ director explores Maze Prison hunger strike of ‘81

When he was 11, living with his mother in a West London flat, Steve McQueen saw the images on the TV news. There was the photograph

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20 Mar 2009 // 3:15 AM


The focus of Hunger is emphatically the death of Bobby Sands, specifically, what happens to his body, viewed from a tragic outside and, to an imaginative extent, a determined inside.

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Sands’ Saga Makes One ‘Hunger’ For More

“The Troubles” - what a calm, contemplative way of describing the dire and often deadly confrontation between the government of England and the independence movement

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10 Sep 2007 // 9:41 PM

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Ken Loach’s controversial Palm d’Or winner is a work of supreme ambivalence.

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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

Ken Loach's Cannes Palme d'Or-winning film uses a familiar narrative form, it does so in a way that leaves the form itself in doubt, heroizing no one, offering no resolution.

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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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