Articles tagged peter sollett

In ‘Freeheld’, As in Life, It Takes Chutzpah to Challenge Convention

Freehold cuts between private melodrama and public demonstration, not quite trusting the audience to grasp the everyday struggles facing lesbians in America.

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Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

A little cute, sure, but strikingly real -- or at least faked with a lot of heart.

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2 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

At its heart, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a fairy tale, a collective delusion about the here and now.

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Raising Victor Vargas: Special Edition (2003)

What makes Raising Victor Vargas especially rewarding are its details -- in composition, rhythm, and especially, characterization.

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25 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

Raising Victor Vargas (2003)

Victor's story is at once mundane and delicate, familiar and fresh.

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Raising Victor Vargas (2003)

At once affectless and affecting, 'Raising Victor Vargas' is remarkably self-possessed for a first-time feature.

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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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