#244;ji Yamada
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles

High Moon: The Japanese Western
3 Oct 2007 // 5:00 PM

ReDotPop’s version of the western, the re-emerging samurai genre, serves as moral compass, as spiritual guide at a time when it is needed most.


The Hidden Blade (Kakushi-ken: oni no tsume) (2004)
13 Jul 2006 // 6:00 PM

Katagiri's masculine code is being replaced by an economy premised on gunpowder and shot.

//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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