Articles tagged peter watkins

19 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM


This early masterpiece by celebrated auteur Peter Watkins invites us to consider the possible implications of a fully co-opted popular culture.

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6 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

The War Game (1968)

The skill and imagination with which The War Game believably crafts a disaster narrative from the days and weeks immediately preceding and following a nuclear attack on Britain are such that it feels convincingly real -- a shrewd and somewhat uncharacteristic precedent for the "mockumentary" genre.

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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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