Chad Friedrichs
Reviews // 2 Articles
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You Can't Escape the Memories: 'The Pruitt-Igoe Myth'
7 Jun 2012 // 5:00 PM

The myth referenced in the film's title is that Pruitt-Igoe's fatal flaw was its architectural design, a long-held belief that Friedrich's film handily debunks. Pruitt-Igoe, first and foremost, was a victim of unfortunate timing.

Jandek on Corwood (2004)
2 Dec 2004 // 6:00 PM

This documentary on defiantly obscure indie-rock cult figure Jandek reveals not so much the man-behind-the-myth, but rather, the myth-behind-the-myth.

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Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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