Articles tagged torture

What ‘La Femme Nikita’ Has to Say about Egypt and Former President Hosni Mubarek

La Femme Nikita's miserable and corrupted world of moral dead zones and US-sanctioned torture forces its hero to make a real-world choice between pragmatic collusion or principled, perhaps doomed, resistance.

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Mares of Thrace - “General Sherman” (video)

Calgary, Alberta duo Mares of Thrace seem to specialize in making lasting impressions. Their superb debut album The Moulting (Arctodus) deftly walks a line between

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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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