Articles tagged pandemic

Metaphor in a Time of Ebola

The more closely I followed the Ebola coverage, the more the simulacra of contagion in fiction, film, and games seemed inextricably woven into the mainstream media.

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Lord of the Rings: Conquest

Lord of the Rings: Conquest feels in so many ways like a poorly-thought out genre exercise in service of a fantastic license.

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Mercenaries 2: World in Flames

Things like plot, moral compasses, characters and dialogue are all secondary concerns in Mercenaries 2.

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Destroy All Humans!

These short dialogues are mainly intended to be parodic and humorous jokes at the expense of the straight-laced and ultraconservative Americans of the past.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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