Articles tagged truth

In ‘Truth’, Melodrama Becomes Her

Truth presents Peabody Award-winning journalist Mary Mapes as courageous and smart, but she's also the central figure in an awfully conventional melodrama.

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When Everything Changed: Memory, Nostalgia and the Tragic Turning Point

Popular culture creates its own nostalgic image of a time period that is both fact and fiction. When combined with the shaky foundations of our own memories, who can really tell what happened? How will pop culture translate the tragic events of today?

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‘The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards’ Hits Quick and Dirty

This is an often dazzling, promising start from a gifted young writer who may go places if he just tempers a bit of his flashiness and makes his characters more likable.

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24 Aug 2009 // 9:00 PM

Dakota Skye

If Dakota Skye were a comic book, it would be a rather nice small press title, and not a glossy book from Marvel or DC.

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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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