Gavin O’Connor
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

'Warrior': What Masculinity Entails, These Days
8 Sep 2011 // 10:45 PM

Warrior hits the screen as Greek tragedy manqué, a saga of economic recession and mixed martial arts.

Pride and Glory
23 Oct 2008 // 9:00 PM

By the time Eladio (Rick Gonzalez) makes his single-scene appearance in Pride and Glory, the fate of his adversary has been exhaustively telegraphed.


'Pride and Glory' is Solid but Predictable
23 Oct 2008 // 9:00 PM

By now, we understand the corruption festering under the thin blue line. Call it The Departed Syndrome, or the Badge-Carrying Whistleblower's Waltz but movies portraying

//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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