George Tillman Jr.
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Biggie Gives Us One More Chance
15 Feb 2009 // 2:00 PM

Biggie Smalls' mythology hasn't afforded him a dreamy endgame à la Tupac or Elvis. Nobody imagines Biggie pulling the ultimate Machiavellian coup by making the world believe he's dead while he's secretly chillin' in Jamaica.


'The Longest Ride' Loses Itself in the Past
10 Apr 2015 // 2:00 AM

This is a film featuring two likeable leads that goes cold and convoluted once we abandon their story and flashback to the past.

23 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

More fan companion piece than galvanizing cinema, this stands at a distance too respectful to get under anyone's skin.


Why Biopics Just Don't Work
21 Apr 2009 // 12:00 AM

It's not a hard genre to mess up. There are so many pre and post production hazards to overcome that the moviemaking winds up the


Q&A with ‘Notorious' star Jamal Woolard
16 Jan 2009 // 12:52 AM

Before this month, Jamal Woolard was an obscure rapper going by the stage name of Gravy. And Gravy was best known for a 2006 shooting outside

//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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