Articles tagged polly walker

25 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM


Cane's soap operatic set-up is both efficient and florid, laying out both familial continuity and class distinctions.

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16 Jan 2007 // 10:00 PM


The lofty political rhetoric disguising base power-grabbing in Rome is all too familiar in a contemporary US context.

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28 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM


If there is a civics lesson to be gleaned from Rome, it is to beware the passions inflamed by a government in the midst of an identity crisis.

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14 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM


Lest one fear the consequences of amoral political realism get a watered-down treatment, Rome proves steadfast -- eager, even -- in its refusal to skimp on detail.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

8 1/2 Women (1999)

For all their superficial differences, the women are actually surprisingly homogenous, in attitude as well as their intellectual and emotional void, and in their collective role as the 'exotic other.'"

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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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