Debra Granik
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A Parallel History of America Through Filmmaker Debra Granik
24 Jun 2015 // 2:42 AM

Sure, Debra Granik helped direct Jennifer Lawrence to her first Oscar nod, but her new motorcycle documentary gives her oeuvre a theme: films about the neglected and disenfranchised in America.

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Three
19 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part three features Kirsten Dunst, Kirk Douglas and more...


'Winter's Bone': Where Crime and Loss are the Only Family
15 Nov 2010 // 3:00 PM

A tough 17-year-old dropout searches for her missing father in the poverty- and meth-scared hills of the Missouri Ozarks.

//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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