Charles Ferguson
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The Best Films of 2010
11 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.


'Inside Job' Is a Call to Arms
28 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM

Treated almost like a crime story, Inside Job unveils a sordid world of the prosperous elite who take an almost unseemly pleasure in living lives of unscrupulous lavishness, with no regard to whom they harm.

'Inside Job': Consequences
14 Oct 2010 // 11:31 PM

It may be that Inside Job's greatest effect is that, as the interviewees reveal themselves, they become less central to the story.


Our Lingering Economic Woes Remain an 'Inside Job'
4 Mar 2011 // 7:40 AM

Far too many people want to blame a single party. Apparently, all partisan philosophies where down with this particular appalling practice.

'Inside Job': The Blame Game as Cyclical Nightmare
11 Nov 2010 // 11:00 PM

As outrage and insight, explanation and excuse, Inside Job is as fascinating as it is frightening.


Scholar's first film captures Iraq
12 Aug 2007 // 10:22 PM

"I've wanted, semi-secretly, to make films for a long time," confesses Charles Ferguson, the 52-year-old political-science scholar, information-technology author, and software developer. And a decade

//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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