Destin Daniel Cretton
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The Best Films of 2013
5 Jan 2014 // 8:13 PM

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.


'Short Term 12': Kids and Caretakers at Risk
22 Aug 2013 // 11:00 PM

This is a serious drama with warm, sometimes funny edges, made with an understated sense of craft.

SXSW Day 6 - Grading the Grand Jury Winners
15 Mar 2013 // 1:00 AM

Maybe the Academy could learn a thing or two from the good people at SXSW. They absolutely got one right when they chose Short Term 12 as the best of the fest (narrative category).

//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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