Andrei Zvyagintsev
Reviews // 2 Articles

'Elena': Women in Putin's Russia
15 May 2012 // 11:10 PM

The women in Elena don't fight so much as they find ways to subvert, secretly and alone. And the men go on about their business, carelessly and selfishly.

Cannes 2011: 'Elena' and 'This Must Be the Place'
24 May 2011 // 10:25 PM

Watching This Must Be the Place, we take delight in the story of a man who refuses to grow up, especially as played by remarkable Sean Penn.

//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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