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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.


Children of Men (2007)
4 Jan 2007 // 7:30 PM

Even with so much attention paid to her body and to her child, Kee's story is secondary to Theo's, as his loss of hope must be undone and his past redressed.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
2 Jun 2004 // 7:00 PM

Director Alfonso Cuarón brings to the franchise a newly inventive sensibility, and, most important, an appreciation for smart cuts and brevity, especially the requisite Quidditch scene, mercifully short, dark, and stormy.


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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