Articles tagged william mapother

SXSW Film Festival Day 4: Another Earth and The Dish & The Spoon

Another Earth is an absorbing sci-fi drama/romance that the less you know about, the better. If you were lucky enough to have seen Moon without knowing anything about it, this is like that.

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The Grudge: Special Edition (2004)

Precisely composed frames of urban and ancient architecture give way to Karen's face, deftly shadowed and shot from low angles, as Karen struggles to decipher the symbols that set her course.

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22 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Grudge (2004)

Karen's quintessential 'American' identity -- blond, do-gooding, intrepid -- makes her sense of dislocation especially acute.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

In the Bedroom (2001)

The movie does not back down from the pain or rage it sets up.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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