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Future Shock: The Death of Serious Science Fiction
28 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.


Rudo y Cursi
10 May 2009 // 8:35 PM

Only a few minutes into Rudo y Cursi, the brothers are discovered playing grand and gloriously boyish fútbol.

Stranded: I've Come From a Plane That Crashed in the Mountains
20 Oct 2008 // 10:28 PM

In Stranded, the endless whiteness of the plane crash survivors' new environment comes to reflect and affect their evolving "society."


Pieces (1982)
14 Oct 2008 // 5:19 AM

The images used here are from a rough DVD version of Pieces found in a local bargain bin. If and when a copy of Grindhouse Releasing's version is available, an update review will be offered


Alfonso Cuaron: 'The present, projected into the future'
26 Mar 2007 // 1:04 AM

Cuaron talks about Children of Men, his powerful film with explicit references to the political present.

//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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