Articles tagged the escapist

Independent Film Festival of Boston 2009

A perfect occasion to get drunk on film, to fall in love with the movies, to reassert the primacy of film as the last central universal art form.

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5 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Speculation and opinions on what kind of changes will be proficient in 2009.

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All dolled up for the holidays, too. All right, I suppose it’s possible that the title up there is insulting your intelligence, and you’

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L.B. Jeffries offers an analysis of the various constituencies of gamers, and how the attitudes of those groups can reflect the Zarathustran Analytics approach.

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Jason Rohrer's at it again, with a fascinating little game that has a lot more to say than its primitive layout would imply.

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The Carolina Games Summit Through the Eyes of the Ex-Core

Kids, spouses, and jobs are all huge time drains for former hardcore gamers. The appeal of games with unlockable content, beating impossible odds, or even ones that just take a lot of practice no longer work on this demographic. They really play them to kill time.

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

// Short Ends and Leader

"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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