Dennis Hopper
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Ending the Exceptional: Convention Defiance in Dennis Hopper’s 'Easy Rider'
3 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM

Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider not only defied cinematic and social conventions upon its release in 1969, but also the very idea of American exceptionalism.

'Easy Rider': Dennis Hopper Explains America
31 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

Anticipating everything from the Kent State killings to the Branch Davidian siege, Easy Rider distills just how deeply freedom and authority are fundamentally antagonists in America. Sadly, especially in America.


'America Lost and Found: The BBS Story': A Cinematic Open Road
10 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story leaves no doubt that BBS Productions was one of the most important players in a cinematic revolution. These seven films make a case for keeping the canvas wide and the road open.


Easy Rider 40th Anniversary
22 Nov 2009 // 2:59 PM

This 40-year-old classic still has its thrills -- enough to make you wish that you, too, had a bike with a teardrop gas tank emblazoned with the American flag.


Fire Out of a Monkey's Head: Dennis Hopper (1936 - 2010)
29 May 2010 // 3:11 PM

Dennis Hopper died as he lived - confronting the norm, pushing the envelope, unearthing the new and undiscovered - and sometime, paying the price for same.


Dennis Hopper says 'Crash' character is his craziest yet
15 Oct 2008 // 10:59 PM

CRASH 10 p.m. EDT Friday Starz and Encore Dennis Hopper's oxygen-sniffing character of Frank Booth in the 1986 film "Blue Velvet" was a Hall of Fame

//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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